Red Rocks Community College

Academic Catalog

Student Health Clinic

Providing Medical and Behavioral Health Care for all RRCC Students

All RRCC students are eligible to access the Student Health Clinic. The Student Health Clinic is a medical clinic that is staffed by certified and licensed medical providers. We provide nearly all the same general medical services as a Family Practice Clinic. Many of the services are covered by student fees. Students may be seen for physicals, well woman exams, and sick visits at no charge. The clinic is located on the Lakewood campus near the Student Life desk, room 1569.

Medical Services Provided:

  • Annual Physical Exams and Program Physicals for signature
  • Multiple sick visits or consultations as needed
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Common Illnesses
  • STI Testing and Counseling
  • Women’s Health, including Birth Control Counseling and Pregnancy Testing (Pregnancy Testing $5)
  • In-Office Procedures: stitches, toe nail removal, wart removal, etc. ($10)
  • Preventative Healthcare: diet/exercise counseling and smoking/tobacco cessation
  • Vaccinations and Seasonal Flu Shots (Flu Shots $15, Hepatitis B Vaccine $60, Tb testing $10, Tetanus $40)
  • Lab work (Billed directly to the student)
  • Prescription Refill (Available at the discretion of the provider)

Prices are subject to change based on cost and demand.

Medical Clinic Hours: Open Monday through Friday. Specific hours are posted at the clinic and are subject to change. For an appointment call 303-914-6655 or stop by the clinic, room 1569. Walk-ins are welcome and accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis

Behavioral Health Services

Brief counseling to help with stress, depression, and other life challenges is provided at both the Lakewood and Arvada campuses by a licensed therapist from Jefferson Center. Students qualify for up to six sessions at no charge, or may be referred to community resources. In order to schedule, call 303-914-6655 or come into the student health clinic, room 1569.

The therapist will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Walk-ins are welcome and accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit for additional information. Veterans may request a visit with a Veterans Services Manager who specializes in the needs of those who have served in the military. Call 303-425-0300 for an appointment or visit

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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

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