Red Rocks Community College

Academic Catalog

Certificates

Certificates can require as few as five credits and also may count toward a two- or four-year degree.

  1. You must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Some programs may require at least a C in specified courses.
  2. You must complete at least 50 percent of your coursework at RRCC to receive a certificate.
  3. The college reserves the right to substitute or delete courses in a degree or certificate program.

Accounting:

Accounting Fundamentals

Bookkeeping Clerk

Accounting Clerk

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration:

Air Conditioning

Level I Refrigeration

Level II Refrigeration

Refrigeration

HVAC Fundamentals

HVAC Controls Technician

Forced-Air Heating

Hydronic Heating

HVAC Energy Efficiency

Energy and HVAC

Auto Collision Technology:

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

NATEF Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

NATEF Painting and Refinishing

NATEF Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

Estimating and Management

Automotive Collision Industry Introduction

Automotive Customization

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Metal Fabrication

Chassis Fabrication

Custom Body Work

Custom Refinishing

Custom Refinishing II

Automotive Service Technology:

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Manual Drive Train and Axles

Brake Specialist

Automatic Transmission/Transaxles

Suspension and Steering

Engine Performance

Heating and Air Conditioning

Electrical and Electronic Systems

Engine Repair

Auto Parts Specialist

Business:

Business Foundations

Management and Supervision

Real Estate

Registered Appraiser

Small Business Start Up

Carpentry

Residential Remodeling

Advanced Remodeling

Home Energy Efficiency

Computer Information Systems:

Computer Network Specialist

Computer Security Specialist

Computer Support Technician

Game Development

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)

PC Applications Specialist

Programming Specialist

Web Development

Construction Technology:

Construction Management 1

Construction Management 2

Construction Management 3

Construction Technology Fundamentals

Construction Technology Technician

Building Maintenance Technician

Building Codes

Cosmetology:

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Cosmetologist

Hairstylist

Manicurist

Esthetician (skin)

Culinary Arts

(In cooperation with the Rocky Mountain Chefs of Colorado and taught at WarrenTech)

Early Childhood Education:

Preschool Early Childhood Teacher

Infant/Toddler Early Childhood Teacher

Director, Early Childhood Education

Electricity Commercial/Industrial/Residential:

Electrical Installation

National Electrical Code

Electrical Codes and Standards

Residential Construction Electrician

Construction Electrician

Advanced Construction Electrician

Maintenance Electrician

Introduction to Instrumentation and Controls Technician

Advanced Instrumentation and Controls Technician

Advanced Maintenance Electrician

Fire Alarm Code

Introduction to Fire Alarm Technician

Fire Alarm and Detection Technician

Post-Degree Specialization for Advanced Fire Code

Post-Degree Specialization for Advanced Construction Electrician

Post-Degree Specialization for Advanced Maintenance Electrician

Emergency Management and Planning

Emergency Medical Services:

Emergency Medical Technician

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Paramedic

Engineering Graphics Technology:

Architectural

Civil

Mechanical

Intro to AutoCAD

Revit

Drafting (pending approval)

SolidWorks

Sustainable Design Applications

Fine Woodworking:

Woodworking Fundamentals

Craftsman

Cabinetmaker

Joiner

Contemporary Furniture Fundamentals

Fine Furniture Craftsman

Contemporary Furniture Craftsman

Artisan

Post-Degree Advanced Craftsman

Woodturner

Advanced Wood Turner

Luthier Technician

Luthier Craftsman

Luthier Fundamentals

Fire Science Technology:

Fire Fighter I

Fire Instructor

Fire Officer I

Fire Officer II

Fire Officer III

Fire Inspector

Holistic Health:

Holistic Health Practitioner

Reflexology

Law Enforcement:

Basic Law Enforcement Academy (P.O.S.T. Certification)

Mechanical Trades:

Basic Mechanical Skills

Advanced Mechanical Skills

Heating Specialties

Medical Office Technology:

Medical Assisting

Medical Office

Medical Billing/Coding

Multimedia Graphics Design:

Graphic Design and Print Production

Video Production

Web Design

Advanced Web Design

Professional Photography: Traditional Film

Professional Photography: Digital Photography

Professional Photography: Traditional Film and Digital Photography

Digital Media Journalism

Nursing:

Nurse Aide

RN Refresher Program

Outdoor Recreation Leadership:

Winter Skills Specialist

Water-based Skills Specialist

Mountaineering Skills Specialist

Outdoor Recreation Generalist

Park Ranger Technology:

Law Enforcement

Introduction to Park Ranger Technology

Outdoor Recreation

Resource Interpretation

Phlebotomy

Physician Assistant

Plumbing

Plumbing Service

Power Equipment and Sports Vehicle Technology:

Power Equipment Maintenance Technician

Sports Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Precision Machining Technology:

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Lathe Operator

Mill Operator

CNC Lathe Operator

CNC Mill Operator

Process Technology:

Introduction to Process Plant Safety

Radiologic Technology:

Computed Tomography (CT)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Mammography

Bone Densitometry

Renewable Energy Technology:

Grid Tie Entry Level

Advanced Photovoltaic Installation

Solar Photovoltaic Designer

Solar Thermal Entry Level

Solar Thermal Installer

Solar Thermal Designer

Post EIC Degree Solar Photovoltaic

Post HVA Degree Solar Thermal

Energy Auditing

Energy Efficiency Weatherization

Sonography:

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Vascular Technology

Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography

Teacher Education:

Paraeducator

Adult Education and Family Literacy

Theatre Arts:

Costume Basics

Costume and Fashion

Stagehand Basics

Stagecraft

Water Quality Management:

Education and Experience

Introduction to Water Treatment

Introduction to Wastewater Treatment

Mathematics in Water Quality

Laboratory Analysis

Distribution and Collection Systems

Advanced Water Treatment Certification

Advanced Wastewater Treatment Certification

Source Control and Water Audit

Welding:

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

OFW and OFC Certificate

SMAW Certificate

GMAW Certificate

FCAW Certificate

GTAW Certificate

Wind Energy Technology:

Introduction to Wind Energy Technology

Wind Energy Safety

Wind Energy Basic Electro-Mechanical

Wind Energy Advanced Electrical

Wind Energy Advanced Mechanical

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Academic Catalog

Welcome to Red Rocks Community College (RRCC)

Academic Calendar Fall 2012 – Summer 2013

Welcome From the President

About Red Rocks Community College

Admissions

Financing Your Education

Tuition Rates

International Students

Scheduling Options (Red Rocks Options)

Student Services

Student Rights

Academic Standards

Associate Degrees

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Certificates

Noncredit Continuing Education

Degree Requirements

Programs

Accounting

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration

Anthropology

Applied Technology

Art

Auto Collision Repair

Automotive Customization

Automotive Service Technology

Biology

Business

Carpentry

Chemistry

Communication

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Construction Management and Technology Programs

Construction Management and Technology

Cosmetology

Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts

Dance

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Early Childhood Education

Economics

Electricity Commercial-Industrial-Residential

Elementary Education

Emergency Management and Planning

Emergency Medical Services

Energy Technology Programs

Engineering Graphics Technology

Engineering - Pre-Engineering

English

Fine Woodworking

Fire Science Technology

Foreign Languages

Geology

History

Holistic Health

Industrial Maintenance Technology – Energy Maintenance

Law Enforcement

Management and Marketing

Mathematics

Mechanical Trades

Medical Imaging

Medical Office Technology

Multimedia Graphic Design

Nursing

Outdoor Recreation

Park Ranger Technology

Philosophy

Phlebotomy

Photography

Physical Education-Outdoor Education

Physician Assistant

Physics

Plumbing

Political Science

Power Equipment and Sport Vehicle Technology

Precision Machining Technology

Process Technology – Energy Operations

Psychology

Radiologic Technology

Real Estate

Renewable Energy Technology

RN Refresher

Secondary Education

Sociology

Sonography

Speech and Communication

Teacher Education

Theatre Arts

Water Quality Management Technology

Welding

Wind Energy Technology

Woodworking

Course Descriptions

AAA – Academic Achievement Courses

ACC – Accounting Courses

ACT – Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AEC – Architecture, Engineering and Construction Courses

ANT – Anthropology Courses

ARA – Arabic Courses

ARM – Military Science Courses (U.S. Army ROTC)

ART – Art Courses

ASE – Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL – American Sign Language Courses

AST – Astronomy Courses

AUT - Auto Motorsports Technology Courses

BIO – Biology Courses

BTE– Business Technology Courses

BUS – Business Courses

CAD – Computer-Aided Drafting Courses

CAR – Carpentry Courses

CHE – Chemistry Courses

CIS – Computer Information Systems Courses

CMD – Communication Disorders Courses

CNG – Computer Networking Courses

COM – Communication Courses

CON – Construction Technology Courses

COS – Cosmetology Courses

CRJ – Criminal Justice Courses

CSC – Computer Science Courses

CUA – Culinary Arts Courses

CWB – Computer Web Courses

DAN – Dance Courses

DEA - Dental Assisting Courses

DMS – Diagnostic Medical Sonography Courses

DPM – Diesel Courses

ECE – Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO – Economics Courses

EDU – Education Courses

EGT – Engineering Graphics Technology Courses

EIC – Electricity Industrial/Commercial/Residential Courses

EMP – Emergency Management and Planning Courses

EMS – Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG – English Courses

ENT – Engineering Technology Courses

ENV – Environmental Science Courses

ENY – Energy Technology Courses

ESL – English as a Second Language Courses

EST – Esthetician Courses

FIW – Fine Woodworking Courses

FRE – French Courses

FST – Fire Science Technology Courses

GED – General Education Courses

GEO – Geography Courses

GER – German Courses

GEY – Geology Courses

GIS – Geographic Information Systems Courses

HEM – Heavy Equipment Mechanics Courses

HHP – Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS – History Courses

HPR – Health Professional Courses

HUM – Humanities Courses

HVA – Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Courses

HWE – Health and Wellness Courses

IND – Interior Design Courses

IMA – Industrial Maintenance Technology Courses

ITA – Italian Courses

JOU – Journalism Courses

JPN – Japanese Courses

LEA – Law Enforcement Academy Courses

LIT – Literature Courses

MAC – Machining Courses

MAN – Management Courses

MAR – Marketing Courses

MAT – Mathematics Courses

MET – Meteorology Courses

MGD – Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MIL – Milwright Courses

MOT – Medical Office Technology Courses

MUS – Music Courses

NAT – Nail Technician Courses

NRE – Natural Resources Courses

NUA – Nurse Aide Courses

NUR – Nursing Courses

OSH – Occupational Safety Technician Courses

PAP – Physician Assistant Program Courses

PED – Physical Education Courses

PER – Physical Education and Recreation Courses

PHI – Philosophy Courses

PHO – Photography Courses

PHY – Physics Courses

PLU – Plumbing Courses

POS – Political Science Courses

PPT – Power Plant Technology Courses

PRA – Park Ranger Courses

PRO – Process Technology Courses

PSY – Psychology Courses

REA – Reading Courses

REE – Real Estate Courses

RTE – Radiologic Technology Courses

RUS – Russian Courses

SBM – Small Business Management Courses

SCI – Science Courses

SOC – Sociology Courses

SPA – Spanish Courses

SVT – Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

TEC – Technical Courses

THE – Theatre Arts Courses

WEL – Welding Courses

WQM – Water Quality Management Technology Courses

WTG Wind Turbine Generation Courses

WTG 100 Introduction to Wind Industry

Guide To Catalog Terms

Staff & Faculty Directory

Index