When seeking an Associate of Science degree, Colorado residents can get a head start by enrolling in Red Rocks Community College, and will graduate better prepared to face the challenges of higher education.
The Red Rocks Associate of Science degree is 60 credits, roughly half the amount of credits required for a Bachelors of Science. Our Associate of Science degree program is specifically designed for those who plan to transfer to a four year college or university and allows students to focus their transfer credits on science related subjects.
Classes offered through our Associate of Science program include core classes such as written communication and oral communication, as well as science related classes such as social and behavioral sciences and mathematics. To fulfill our Associate of Science degree program, students must complete core classes (state designated general education requirements) for a total of 39-44 hours. The remaining hours can be focused solely on science.
New Designated Degrees: Transfer into a Specific Degree Program at Your Four-Year School of Choice
As of Summer 2011, RRCC is now offering Designated Degrees that guarantee junior status at any four-year Colorado public institution. These degrees are 60 credits at the community college level plus 60-68 credits to complete your bachelor's degree. We offer the following Designated Degrees:
Our Associate of Science degree program prepares students for careers in a variety of areas including computer science, engineering, medicine, mathematics, organic and physical sciences, and teaching. See a full list of our programs.
If you are interested in our Associate of Science degree in Denver, or any of our other programs, please contact us today to get started.
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