Red Rocks Community College

Academic Catalog

Associate of Applied Science Degrees (AAS)

Degree emphases are available in the following career areas. *


Accounting Paraprofessional

Accounting Technician

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration

Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration


Hydronic Heating


Applied Technology

Applied Technology

Auto Collision Repair

(In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)

Auto Collision Technology

Automotive Customization

(In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)

Automotive Customization

Automotive Service Technology

(In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)

Automotive Parts Management

Automotive Service Technology



Management and Supervision

Real Estate

Computer Information Systems

Computer Support Technician

Cyber Security Specialist

Game Development

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

Network Specialist

PC Applications Specialist

Programming Specialist

Web Development


(In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)


Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Electricity Commercial/Industrial/Residential

Construction Electrician

Construction Electrician/IBEW/NECA

Fire Protection Technology

Industrial Control & Instrumentation Technology

Maintenance Electrician

Power Technology

Emergency Management and Planning

Emergency Management and Planning

Emergency Medical Services


Engineering Graphics Technology




Fine Woodworking

Fine Woodworking

Fire Science Technology

Fire and Emergency Services

Fire Science Technology

Fire Service Management

Holistic Health

Holistic Health

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Mechanical Trades

Mechanical Trades

Medical Office Technology

Medical Assisting

Medical Office

Multimedia Graphic Design

Digital Media Journalism

Graphic Design & Print Production

Professional Photography

Video Production

Power Equipment and Sports Vehicle Technology

(In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)

Power Equipment and Sports Vehicle Technology

Precision Machining Technology

(In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)

Precision Machining

Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology

Renewable Energy Technology

Solar Photovoltaic Business Owner Specialty

Solar Photovoltaic Specialty

Solar Thermal Business Owner Specialty

Solar Thermal Specialty


Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Vascular Technology

Theatre Arts

Theatre Technology

Water Quality Management

Water Quality Management


(In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)


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

Catalog Contents

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Academic Catalog

Welcome to Red Rocks Community College (RRCC)

Academic Calendar Fall 2014 – Summer 2015

Welcome from the President

About Red Rocks Community College

Admissions and Enrollment

Financing Your Education

Tuition Rates

RRCC Foundation

Scheduling Options (Red Rocks Options)

Student Services

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Academic Standards


Associate Degrees (AA, AS, AGS, AAS)

Degree Requirements

Degrees With Designation (DWD)

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

CCR - College Composition and Reading 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 Power Mechanics 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

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

MST - Massage Therapy 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

PHI – Philosophy Courses

PHO – Photography Courses

PHY – Physics Courses

PLU – Plumbing Courses

POS – Political Science Courses

PRA – Park Ranger Courses

PSY – Psychology Courses

REC-Recreational 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

THE – Theatre Arts Courses

WEL – Welding Courses

WQM – Water Quality Management Technology Courses

Guide to Catalog Terms

Staff & Faculty Directory