Business: Associate Degrees and Certificates

Program Description

The Business curriculum at Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) prepares students to launch or advance a career in business.  The program features faculty with real-world experience who engage students in learning the practical applications of business principles. Flexible learning formats- classroom, hybrid, or online - allow students to build a schedule that works for them as they are working toward a certificate or degree.  Partnerships with business and industry as well as area colleges and universities provide many paths for students to chart their course toward a rewarding career.  Areas of emphasis include accounting, entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, real estate, and small business management. 

Is a Business Degree right for you?  

You can do anything with an associate degree in business—lead a team of professionals, become a real estate agent, or start your own company. We deliver exceptional learning experiences through real-world hands-on activities like mentoring, service learning, internships, student academic travel, project-based learning, and community engagement. We strive to create an atmosphere of inclusion, ethical behavior, professionalism, and continual workforce development. All our degree and certificate programs address current workforce needs and prepare students with 21st century skills that position them to be competitive in the market.

Why Choose RRCC?

Our faculty care about our students' success and with an average class sizes of 20 students, you will never be lost in a crowd! Whether you are earning a degree, brushing up on career skills, or seeking life-long learning, you will enjoy an environment of inspiration and support. It is our goal to create an experience that will enrich your life educationally, professionally, and personally to help you succeed! 

 


Business Degree and Certificates

degrees(Click here for more info.)

  • Associate of Arts in Business (designated degree). This AA Business Designated Degree will transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities.

Associate of Applied Science

Certificates(Click here for more info.)

  • Accounting - Fundamentals
  • Accounting - Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Accounting - Accounting Clerk
  • Business - Foundations
  • Business - Leadership
  • Business - Management and Supervision
  • Business - Nonprofit Pathway
  • Business - Real Estate (Broker)
  • Business - Registered Appraiser
  • Business - Small Business Startup

Career Paths: What Can I Do With a Business Associate Degree?

(More careers here.)

Guaranteed Transfer

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university. Click here to see the degrees that transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities. Also, take a look at our transfer guide.

Tuition Savings

Starting at RRCC makes cents! At about half the cost of a four-year university, you will complete all of your general education requirements for the bachelor’s and can take electives geared toward a specific major. By the time you finish your four-year degree you will save a significant amount of money versus attending the first at RRCC and transferring. See current tuition rates and savings here.