General Studies courses provide students with the foundational skills they need to be successful in their programs and careers, in their future educational endeavors, and in their personal lives. For students seeking an associate’s degree, these courses are similar to those required for students earning a college degree in other two- or four-year colleges and universities in the United States.
Gateway is the first technical college in Wisconsin to offer the Barber Technologist program. The program is taught by highly skilled licensed instructors and features state-of-the-art equipment and professional product lines.
The Barber Technologist program is designed to encourage the student to expand their talent on haircutting techniques, learn to create a professional shave and understand the importance of professional decontamination of barber tools and equipment.
Gateway Technical College has a wide variety of facilities available for rent by local business and community groups. Facilities available for use include classrooms, conference rooms, computer labs, auditoriums and student commons. Equipment, services, supplies, and catering also available at some locations. All computer labs feature Microsoft applications. Other software applications available as noted.
The Kenosha Campus of Gateway Technical College is both one of the largest academic campuses in the Gateway District and is also home to the district administration.
Gateway Technical College's Kenosha presence began in 1912 as the Kenosha Continuation School. Following numerous name changes over the decades, in July of 1971 the state vocational system combined the Kenosha and Racine operations and created the Gateway Technical College district.
Horizon Center - 4940 88th Avenue (Hwy H) Kenosha, WI
The Horizon Center for Transportation Technology is considered a world-class facility for automotive and diesel technician training and aeronautics-pilot training. The quality of the equipment and partnership with Snap-on Incorporated is being replicated by colleges throughout the world.
The Horizon Center is a state-of-the-art facility that jointly serves high schools, college students, and career professionals. The Center boasts unique conferencing capabilities, a technology infrastructure that is completely wireless and interactive with the internet and an educational environment that is truly a model for the future. Students admitted to the automotive and diesel programs use laptops to manage all assignments, team projects and interact with instructors. Many have called this the college's first paperless educational program.
The Center for Bioscience and Information Technology is a community building located on the Kenosha Campus that hosts the Gateway President's office, a state-of-the-art radio station, science and information technology labs, conference rooms, and an Assessment Center offering more than 200 business-related skills assessments.
This 30,000 square foot, two-story center hosts several computer classrooms and labs on the first floor, along with an Executive Training Room (room 120), which accommodates 45 people, and a conference room (room 121), which accommodates 12 people. It also features the IT classrooms supporting four IT programs. The second floor is home to state-of-the art laboratory equipment used to support Gateway's nursing and health-related program students. The facility is equipped with seven computer workstations for community use and has three rooms that support videoconferencing.
Receive extensive field time to gain skills and learn the proper safety and physical requirements for a career as an Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology – Geothermal Technician at Gateway Technical College. This associate degree program prepares you to enter the field of geothermal heating and cooling as you learn a variety of drilling techniques to use the heat of the earth to heat and cool buildings. Technicians can work for commercial and residential companies.