Degree & Certificates

Red Rocks Community College's Fine Woodworking department offers certificates and a degree to fit your goals, whether pursuing a career or fine-tuning your expertise.

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Associate of Applied Science, Fine Woodworking (AAS)

The AAS degree in Fine Woodworking combines the skills of using power and hand tools to design and build fine furniture. You will be expected to develop portfolio quality work that demonstrates the ability to design and build original and reproduction pieces reflective of college-level work. Each course will challenge you to develop woodworking skills and specific traditional and contemporary techniques as you progress through the program. This degree is comprised chiefly of woodworking courses plus 15 credits from general education courses.

See the requirements for the AAS in Fine Woodworking in the Course Catalog.


Build technical expertise in focused areas of woodworking through our certificate programs. Each certificate requires students to follow a set of courses in a specific progression to strategically strengthen their skillset and knowledge as makers of furniture, cabinets, turned objects, or stringed instruments.

Traditional Fine Woodworking:
Advanced Wood Technologies:
Lutherie (Instrument-making):


Fine Woodworking Plan of Study

For high school students desiring college level woodworking courses, Red Rocks Community College offers Colorado-approved Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum paths. 

Plans of Study and Course Sequencing Guides

Plans of Study are rigorous, articulated academic "road maps" to your career goals, commencing in ninth grade and leading to certificates, licensure, degrees and beyond. View all RRCC CTE Program Plans of Study

Course Sequencing Guides are suggested scheduling guidelines developed by RRCC programs which help you to complete your certificate or degree in a timely manner. View all RRCC CTE Course Sequencing Guides

Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year's data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college with two beautiful campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado. RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.