Academic Travel (International)

Red Rocks Community College offers transformative Study Abroad opportunities that blend accredited academic coursework with co-curricular travel. Faculty from various departments organize trips for their students to offer real-life learning opportunities. Class credit is generally offered to fulfill a general education requirement.

RRCC also offers domestic academic travel opportunities for students.

Costa Rica | Fall 2018

Costa Rica Fall 2018 Trip

Connecting Environment and Community Honors Experience (6 Credits)


  • ENV 101 Environmental Science (H, SL) (3 credits) - Barbra Sobhani 
  • SPA 109 Spanish for Travelers (3 credits) - Meredith Hibit 

Trip Duration: December 12 - 21, 2018

Classroom sessions precede trip: 
Late Start Fall Course
October 10 - December 5
Wednesdays, 2pm - 4:30pm 


  • Low-impact living and environmental stewardship
  • Hike rainforests and kayak rivers
  • Coastal and marine conservation
  • Bat conservation study
  • Costa Rican culture and language immersion
  • Explore the capital city of San Jose through City as Text

More information about this exciting trip to Costa Rica!

India | Spring 2019

India Spring 2019 Trip


  • ANT 225 - 01T Antrhopology of Religion (3 credits)
  • PHI 203 - 01T Buddhism (3 credits)

Trip Duration: May 17-31, 2019

Classroom sessions precede trip: 
Late Start Spring Course
April 3 - May 8, 2019
Wednesdays, 3pm - 6pm


  • Visit Dehli and the Ghandi Birla Hindu Temple.
  • Work in a Sikh Temple kitchen feeding those in need.
  • Enter ancient Buddhist monasteries as we hike the Himalayas!
  • Conduct ethnographic field work on Tibetan style Buddhism.

More information about this exciting class and trip to India!

Academic Travel (international) Resources