Earn a BAS Degree in Water Quality Management Technology

We are prepared to offer the FIRST Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Water Quality Management Technology in Colorado!

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Steps for Admission to the NEW Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

1) Attend a BAS Information Session and/or Interview with the Water Quality Management Technology department. To schedule a visit, please contact the program director, Summer Waters, at: Summer.Waters@rrcc.edu

2) Complete the free application for admission to Red Rocks Community College

3) If you are a Colorado resident, apply for the Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF). Issues? Contact Student Records, 303.914.6254

4) Complete the online Red Rocks 101 Orientation (required)

5) Apply for Financial Aid (if applicable)

6) Complete the BAS Application (attach unofficial transcripts)

7) Register for BAS upper division classes after receiving acceptance letter from Admissions

8) Send official transcripts to Red Rocks Community College

  • Send any transcripts that will be applied to this degree completion
  • Address: Red Rocks Community College C/O Student Records Box 8 13300 W. Sixth Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
  • Unopened official transcripts can also be hand delivered to the admissions department

To talk with someone in the department about the BAS degree, contact the program director, Summer Waters at: Summer.Waters@rrcc.edu

Bachelor of Applied Science Resources:

Careers in Water Quality Management

 Job Name

 Education Needed

 Annual Salary (CO Median)

Chemistry Lab Technicians

AAS

$41,470

Conservation Scientist

BAS

$63,130

Environmental Compliance Officers

BAS

$65,710

Environmental Engineering Technicians

BAS

$52,510

Environmental Engineers

BAS/Masters

$84,040

Natural Science Managers- Water Resource Specialists

BAS

$119,460

Waste and Wastewater Treatment Plan and System Operators

AAS

$50,540

Water Pollution/ Environmental Scientists and Specialists

BAS

$43,000

Hydrologists

BAS

$91,990

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Data gathered from O*Net