Red Rocks Community College

Academic Catalog

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Academic Catalog

Welcome to Red Rocks Community College (RRCC)

Academic Calendar Fall 2013 – Summer 2014

Welcome From the President

About Red Rocks Community College

Admissions

Financing Your Education

Tuition Rates

RRCC Foundation

International Students

Scheduling Options (Red Rocks Options)

Student Services

Student Rights

Academic Standards

Associate Degrees

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Degree Requirements

AA - Degrees With Designation

AS - Degrees With Designation

Certificates

Noncredit Continuing Education

Programs and Areas of Study

Accounting

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration

Anthropology

Applied Technology

Art

Art

Auto Collision Repair

Automotive Customization

Automotive Service Technology

Biology

Business

Carpentry

Chemistry

Communication

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

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

French

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 Education

Park Ranger Technology

Philosophy

Phlebotomy

Photography

Physician Assistant

Physics

Plumbing

Political Science

Power Equipment and Sport Vehicle Technology

Precision Machining Technology

Psychology

Radiologic Technology

Real Estate

Renewable Energy Technology

RN Refresher

Secondary Education

Sociology

Sonography

Spanish

Speech and Communication

Teacher Education

Theatre Arts

Water Quality Management Technology

Welding

Woodworking

Course Descriptions

AAA – Academic Achievement Courses

ACC – Accounting Courses

ACT – Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AEC – Architecture, Engineering and Construction Courses

AGR – Agriculture 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

EMS 115 First Responder

EMS 121 EMT Fundamentals

EMS 122 EMT Medical Emergencies

EMS 123 EMT Trauma Emergencies

EMS 124 EMT Special Considerations

EMS 126 Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Refresher

EMS 127 Advanced EMT Special Considerations

EMS 129 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Pharmacology

EMS 130 Emergency Medical Technician Intravenous Therapy

EMS 131 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Fundamentals

EMS 133 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Medical Emergencies

EMS 135 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Trauma Emergencies

EMS 138 Basic EMS Simulation Lab

EMS 138 Basic EMS Simulation Lab

EMS 150 Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals

EMS 154 Trauma Life Support

EMS 155 Medical Life Support

EMS 162 Wilderness EMT Upgrade

EMS 170 EMT-Basic Clinical

EMS 171 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Clinical Internship

EMS 178 EMS Seminar

EMS 180 EMT-Clinical Internship

EMS 181 EMS Internship I

EMS 182 EMS Internship II

EMS 220 Paramedic Refresher

Hospital-based Paramedic Programs

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

HHP 100 Complementary Healing Methods

HHP 103 Introduction to Circle of Healing

HHP 104 The Healing Mind

HHP 107 Managing Life`s Stresses

HHP 108 Aromatherapy

HHP 109 Jin Shin-Self Care

HHP 110 Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) I

HHP 111 Herbology I

HHP 113 Your Heart’s Intention

HHP 130 Reiki Level One

HHP 142 Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

HHP 145 Digestive Wellness

HHP 153 Acupressure Tap Technique Level 1 (EFT)

HHP 154 Acupressure Tap Techniques level ll (EFT2)

HHP 161 Meditation for Healing

HHP 164 Introduction to Hand Reflexology

HHP 166 Introduction To Reflexology

HHP 169 Introduction to Healing Hands and Feet

HHP 188 Reflexology Practicum

HHP 190 Crystal and Mineral Usage in Health Care

HHP 204 Applied Aromatherapy

HHP 211 Herbology II

HHP 212 Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) II

HHP 213 Spiritual Care

HHP 215 The Role of Art in Healing

HHP 221 High Level Wellness

HHP 224 Introduction to Massage Therapy

HHP 225 Expanded Concepts of Massage

HHP 227 Communication Skills

HHP 228 Solution Focused Personal Coaching

HHP 229 Wellness Counseling

HHP 235 Mind, Body Healing and Health

HHP 237 Stress Reduction with Biofeedback

HHP 239 Issues in Holistic Nutrition

HHP 241 Healing with Imagery

HHP 242 Healing Touch Level I

HHP 243 Healing Touch Level II

HHP 244 Holistic Health Level I

HHP 245 Healing Touch Level III

HHP 246 Reiki Level II

HHP 249 Healing and Spiritual Journaling

HHP 250 Yoga Teacher Training

HHP 254 Holistic Health Level II

HHP 256 Holistic Health Level III

HHP 260 Advanced Reflexology

HHP 263 Creating a Holistic Practice

HHP 265 Gift of Self-Esteem

HHP 269 Healing Presence

HHP 270 Clinical

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

OUT - Outdoor Education Courses

OUT 101 Mountaineering

OUT 103 Colorado Fourteeners

OUT 105 Land and Water Navigation

OUT 106 Map and Compass for the Outdoors Person

OUT 107 Orienteering and Route Finding

OUT 108 Wilderness Survival Skills

OUT 109 Winter Wilderness Survival Skills

OUT 112 Mountain Orientation

OUT 113 Desert Orientation

OUT 114 Canyon Orientation

OUT 115 Snow Orientation

OUT 116 River Orientation

OUT 117 Ocean Orientation

OUT 119 Flyfishing I

OUT 120 Flyfishing II

OUT 124 Bicycle Touring

OUT 126 Mountain Biking

OUT 129 Ice Climbing I

OUT 130 Ice Climbing II

OUT 131 Rock Climbing I

OUT 132 Rock Climbing II

OUT 134 Wilderness Ethics

OUT 135 Risk Management for Outdoor Professionals

OUT 136 Leave No Trace Trainer Cert.

OUT 137 Kayaking

OUT 139 Whitewater Rafting Guide

OUT 140 Swift Water Rescue Tech I

OUT 141 Intermediate Canoeing

OUT 143 Backpacking

OUT 144 Backcountry Cooking

OUT 145 Introduction to Winter Sports

OUT 146 Nordic Skiing

OUT 147 Telemark Skiing I

OUT 148 Telemark Skiing II

OUT 149 Alpine Skiing I

OUT 150 Alpine Skiing II

OUT 151 Snowshoeing

OUT 152 Snowboarding I

OUT 153 Snowboarding II

OUT 156 Survival Plants in the Summer I

OUT 157 Survival Plants in the Fall I

OUT 158 Survival Plants in the Spring I

OUT 161 Survival Plants: Summer II

OUT 162 Survival Plants: Fall II

OUT 163 Survival Plants: Spring II

OUT 166 High Angle Rescue

OUT 167 Basic Search and Rescue

OUT 168 Avalanche Awareness Level I

OUT 169 Avalanche Awareness Level II

OUT 175 Special Topics

OUT 176 Special Topics

OUT 177 Special Topics

OUT 200 Sailing

OUT 201 Scuba Diving

OUT 216 Challenge Course Facilitation

OUT 237 Paddle Sports

OUT 275 Special Topics

OUT 276 Special Topics

OUT 277 Special Topics

OUT 289 Capstone

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

REC - Recreation 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

THE 100 Technical Theatre Lab

THE 104 Basic Costume and Apparel Construction

THE 105 Theatre Appreciation: GT-AH1

THE 107 Elements of Theatrical Craft and Design

THE 108 Theatre Script Analysis

THE 109 Basics of Pattern Drafting

THE 111 Acting I

THE 112 Acting II

THE 115 – Stage Movement for Actors

THE 116 Technical Theatre

THE 118 Acting Skills Trades/Business

THE 131 Theatre Production I

THE 132 Theatre Production II

THE 135 Stage Makeup I

THE 136 Stage Makeup II

THE 140 Stage Dialects

THE 141 Improvisation I

THE 142 Improvisation II

THE 143 Basic Acting Technique

THE 144 Scene Study

THE 151 Stagecraft I

THE 152 Production Stage Management I

THE 175 Special Topics

THE 200 Paint/ Draw/Render Modeling Techniques

THE 202 Intermediate Costume Construction

THE 210 Singing for Actors

THE 211 Development of Theatre I

THE 212 Development of Theatre II

THE 213 Intermediate Acting I

THE 214 Intermediate Acting II

THE 215 Playwriting

THE 216 Theatre Lighting and Design

THE 220 Directing I

THE 221 Set Design

THE 222 Millinery & Costume Accessory

THE 225 Sound Operation and Design

THE 230 Directing II

THE 231 Theatre Production III

THE 232 Theatre Production IV

THE 237 History of Costumes and Fashion

THE 240 Theater Voice and Diction

THE 241 Stage Properties

THE 245 Basic Costume Design and Construction

THE 248 Rehearsal and Performance III

THE 255 Intermediate Playwriting

THE 260 Employment Skills for Technical Theatre

THE 275 Special Topics: Theatre

THE 280 Internship

THE 285 Independent Study

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

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Academic Catalog

Welcome to Red Rocks Community College (RRCC)

Academic Calendar Fall 2013 – Summer 2014

Welcome From the President

About Red Rocks Community College

Admissions

Financing Your Education

Tuition Rates

RRCC Foundation

International Students

Scheduling Options (Red Rocks Options)

Student Services

Student Rights

Academic Standards

Associate Degrees

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Degree Requirements

AA - Degrees With Designation

AS - Degrees With Designation

Certificates

Noncredit Continuing Education

Programs and Areas of Study

Course Descriptions

AAA – Academic Achievement Courses

ACC – Accounting Courses

ACT – Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AEC – Architecture, Engineering and Construction Courses

AGR – Agriculture 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

OUT - Outdoor Education 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

REC - Recreation 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