Red Rocks Community College

Academic Catalog

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Degree Emphases are available in the following career areas:

The college reserves the right to substitute or delete courses in a degree or certificate program.


Accounting Paraprofessional

Accounting Technician

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration:

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration

Air Conditioning



Hydronic Heating

Applied Technology

Auto Collision Repair:

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Auto Collision Technology

Automotive Customization

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Automotive Service Technology

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Automotive Service Technology

Automotive Parts Management



Management and Supervision

Real Estate

Computer Information Systems:

Computer Support Technician

Cyber Security Specialist

Game Development

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)

Network Specialist

PC Applications Specialist

Programming Specialist

Web Development


Culinary Arts

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

Early Childhood Education

Electricity Commercial/Industrial/Residential:

Construction Electrician

Maintenance Electrician

Fire Protection Technology

Construction Electrician/IBEW/NECA

Power Technology

Industrial Control & Instrumentation Technology

Emergency Management and Planning

Emergency Medical Services:


Engineering Graphics Technology:




Environmental Technology (Pending Approval)

Fine Woodworking

Fire Science Technology:

Fire Science Technology

Fire Service Management

Fire and Emergency Services

Holistic Health

Law Enforcement

Mechanical Trades

Medical Office Technology:

Medical Assisting

Medical Office

Multimedia Graphic Design:

Graphic Design and Print Production

Video Production

Web Design and Development

Professional Photography: Digital Photography

Digital Media Journalism

Power Equipment and Sports Vehicle Technology

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Precision Machining Technology

(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Process Technology (currently suspended)

Radiologic Technology

Renewable Energy Technology:

Solar Thermal Specialty

Solar Photovoltaic Specialty

Solar Photovoltaic Business Owner Specialty

Solar Thermal Business Owner Specialty


Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Vascular Technology

Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography

Theatre Arts:

Theatre Technology

Water Quality Management


(In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

Wind Energy Technology (currently suspended)

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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


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


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