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Front Range Community College Catalog 2014-2015

Welcome to Front Range Community College

About FRCC

Becoming a Student

Admission

Registration

Financial Matters

Learning Options

Support Services for Students

Academic Matters

Student Responsibilities & Code of Conduct

Associate Degrees

Instructional Programs

Degrees and Certificates

Accounting - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Accounting - Certificate

Accounting - Enrolled Agent Certificate

Accounting - Intermediate Accounting Certificate

Accounting Transfer

Animal Laboratory Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Basic Laboratory Animal Care - Certificate

Laboratory Animal Care and Management - Certificate

Applied Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Architectural Engineering and Construction Technology

Architectural Engineering and Construction Technology - Certificates

Architectural Drafting Certificate

Automotive Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Automotive Technology - Certificates

Business - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Associate of Arts Degree with Business Designation

Business - Certificates

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design - Certificates

Computer Information Systems - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Computer Information Systems - Certificates

Dental Assisting - Certificate

Early Childhood Education - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Early Childhood Education - Certificates

Early Childhood Education for Transfer - Associate of Arts Degree

Electro-Mechanical and Energy Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Electro-Mechanical and Energy Technology - Certificate

Elementary Education for Transfer - Associate of Arts Degree

Emergency Medical Services - Certificates

Engineering for Transfer - Associate of Science Degree

Associate of Science for Transfer in Engineering

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Natural Resources For Transfer

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources - Certificates

Geographic Information Systems - Certificates

Health Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning - Certificates

Holistic Health - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Holistic Health - Certificates

Horticulture and Landscape Technologies - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Horticulture and Landscape Technologies - Certificates

Hospitality and Culinary Arts Management - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Hospitality and Culinary Arts Management - Certificates

Interior Design - Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design

Interior Design - Certificates

Interpreter Preparation - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Management

Marketing

Medical Office Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Medical Office Technology - Certificates

Multimedia Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Multimedia Technology - Certificates

Nursing

Nursing Advanced Placement-Bridge Program (LPN to ADN)

Nursing - Certificate

Paralegal Studies - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Paralegal Studies - Certificate

Pharmacy Technician - Certificate

Phlebotomy - Certificate

Precision Machining Technology - Certificates

Teacher Education

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) - Certificates

Veterinary Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Veterinary Technology - Veterinary Technician Assistant Certificate

Welding Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Welding Technology - Certificates

Course Descriptions

State Guaranteed General Education Transfer Courses

Additional Specialized Courses

AAA - Advancement of Academic Achievement

ACC - Accounting

AEC - Architectural Engineering and Construction Technology

AIR - Air Force ROTC

ALT - Animal Lab Technology

ANT - Anthropology

AQT - Aquaculture

ARA - Arabic

ARM - Army ROTC

ART - Art

ASC - Animal Sciences

ASE - Auto Service Technology

ASL - American Sign Language

AST - Astronomy

AUT - Auto Motorsports Technology

BIO - Biology

BUS - Business

CAD - Computer-Aided Drafting

CCR - College Composition and Reading

CHE - Chemistry

CHI - Chinese

CIS - Computer Information Systems

CNG - Computer Networking

COM - Communication

CON - Construction Technology

CRJ - Criminal Justice

CSC - Computer Science

CUA - Culinary Arts

CWB - Computer Web-Based

DAN - Dance

DEA - Dental Assisting

DPM - Diesel Power Mechanics

ECE - Early Childhood Education

ECO - Economics

EDU - Education

EGG - Engineering

EGT - Engineering Graphics Technology

ELT - Electronics

EMS - Emergency Medical Services

ENG - English

ENP - Entrepreneurship

ENV - Environmental Sciences

ENY - Energy

ESL - English as a Second Language

ETH - Ethnic Studies

FIN - Finance

FLD - Floral Design

FRE - French

FSW - Fire Science Wildland

GEO - Geography

GER - German

GEY - Geology

GIS - Geographic Information Systems

HHP - Holistic Health Professional

HIS - History

HIT - Health Information Technology

HLT - Horticulture and Landscape Technologies

HOS - Hospitality/Culinary Arts Management

HPE - Human Performance & Exercise

HPR - Health Professional

HUM - Humanities

HVA - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

HWE - Health Wellness Education

IND - Interior Design

IPP - Interpreter Preparation

ITA - Italian

JOU - Journalism

JPN - Japanese

Legal Assistant

LIT - Literature

MAC - Machining Technology

MAN - Management

MAR - Marketing

MAT - Mathematics

MET - Meteorology

MGD - Multimedia Graphic Design

MOT - Medical Office Technology

MST - Massage Therapy

MTE - Manufacturing Technology

MUS - Music

NRE - Natural Resources

NUA - Nurse Aide

NUR - Nursing

OSH - Occupational Safety Technician

OUT - Outdoor Studies

PAR - Paralegal

PED - Physical Education

PHI - Philosophy

PHO - Photography

PHT - Pharmacy Technician

PHY - Physics

POS - Political Science

PPT - Powerplant Technology

PSY - Psychology

REA - Reading

REC - Recreation

RUS - Russian

SCI - Science

SOC - Sociology

SPA - Spanish

SPE - Speech

SVT - Sport Vehicle Technology

TEL - Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

THE - Theatre Arts

VET - Veterinary Technology

WEL - Welding Technology

WST - Women's Studies

Course Changes

Faculty and Staff

Legal Notices

Index

Academic Catalog

Colorado Guaranteed Transfer Program for General Education

The Colorado Department of Higher Education, in consultation with Colorado’s public colleges and universities, has developed a standardized concept of general education and has identified the specific courses to satisfy these general education requirements. The curriculum consists of 31 credit hours of courses across these specific content areas: communication, mathematics, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Receiving institutions shall apply the 31 credit hours of guaranteed general education courses to a student's general education or major requirements.

Arts and Humanities • GT - AH

ART 110 Art Appreciation

GT-AH1

3

ART 111 Art History: Ancient to Medieval

GT-AH1

3

ART 112 Art History: Renaissance to Modern

GT-AH1

3

ART 207 Art 1900 to the Present

GT-AH1

3

DAN 125 History of Dance I

GT-AH 1

3

FRE 211 French Language III

GT-AH4

3

FRE 212 French Language IV

GT-AH4

3

GER 211 German Language III

GT-AH4

3

GER 212 German Language IV

GT-AH4

3

HUM 115 Humanities: World Mythology

GT- AH2

3

HUM 121 Humanities: Early Civilizations

GT- AH2

3

HUM 122 Humanities: Medieval to Modern

GT- AH2

3

HUM 123 Humanities: The Modern World

GT- AH2

3

ITA 211 Italian Language III

GT-AH4

3

ITA 212 Italian Language IV

GT-AH4

3

JPN 211 Japanese Language III

GT-AH4

3

JPN 212 Japanese Language IV

GT-AH4

3

LIT 115 Introduction to Literature I

GT-AH2

3

LIT 201 World Literature to 1600

GT-AH2

3

LIT 202 World Literature after 1600

GT-AH2

3

LIT 205 Ethnic Literature

GT-AH2

3

LIT 211 American Literature to Civil War

GT-AH2

3

LIT 212 American Literature after Civil War

GT-AH2

3

LIT 221 British Literature to 1770

GT-AH2

3

LIT 222 British Literature Since 1770

GT-AH2

3

LIT 225 Introduction to Shakespeare

GT-AH2

3

LIT 259 Survey of African American Literature

GT-AH2

3

LIT 268 Celtic Literature

GT-AH2

3

MUS 120 Music Appreciation

GT-AH1

3

MUS 121 Music History I

GT-AH1

3

MUS 122 Music History II

GT-AH1

3

MUS 123 Survey of World Music

GT-AH 1

3

MUS 125 History of Jazz Music

GT-AH 1

3

PHI 111 Introduction to Philosophy

GT-AH3

3

PHI 112 Ethics

GT-AH3

3

PHI 113 Logic

GT- AH3

3

PHI 114 Comparative Religions

GT-AH3

3

PHI 115 World Religions West

GT-AH3

3

PHI 116 World Religions East

GT-AH3

3

PHI 214 Philosophy of Religion

GT-AH3

3

PHI 218 Environmental Ethics

GT-AH3

3

PHI 220 Philosophy of Death and Dying

GT-AH3

3

RUS 211 Russian Language III

GT-AH4

3

RUS 212 Russian Language IV

GT-AH4

3

SPA 211 Spanish Language III

GT-AH4

3

SPA 212 Spanish Language IV

GT-AH4

3

THE 105 Theatre Appreciation

GT-AH1

3

THE 108 Theatre Script Analysis

GT-AH1

3

THE 211 Development of Theatre: Greek-Renaissance

GT-AH1

3

THE 212 Development of Theatre: Restoration-Modern

GT-AH1

3

Communications • GT - CO

ENG 121 English Composition I

GT-CO1

3

ENG 122 English Composition II

GT-CO2

3

ENG 201 Writing for Public Discourse

GT-CO3

3

HIS 265 Writing About History

GT-CO3

3

Mathematics • GT - MA

MAT 120 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts (Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree)

GT-MA1

4

MAT 121 College Algebra

GT-MA1

4

MAT 122 College Trigonometry

GT-MA1

3

MAT 123 Finite Mathematics (A.A. Degree only)

GT-MA1

4

MAT 125 Survey of Calculus

GT-MA1

4

MAT 135 Introduction to Statistics (Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree)

GT-MA1

3

MAT 166 Pre-Calculus

GT-MA1

5

MAT 201 Calculus I

GT-MA1

5

MAT 202 Calculus II

GT-MA1

5

MAT 203 Calculus III

GT-MA1

4

MAT 204 Calculus III with Engineering Applications

GT-MA1

5

MAT 265 Differential Equations

GT-MA1

3

History • GT - HI

HIS 101 Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1650

GT-HI1

3

HIS 102 Western Civilization: 1650 to Present

GT-HI1

3

HIS 111 The World: Antiquity to 1500

GT-HI1

3

HIS 112 The World: 1500 to Present

GT-HI1

3

HIS 121 U.S. History to the Reconstruction

GT-HI1

3

HIS 122 U.S. History Since the Civil War

GT-HI1

3

HIS 205 Women in the World

GT-HI1

3

HIS 207 American Environmental History

GT-HI1

3

HIS 208 American Indian History

GT-Hl1

3

HIS 215 Women in U.S. History

GT-HI1

3

HIS 225 Colorado History

GT-Hl1

3

HIS 236 U.S. History Since 1945

GT-HI1

3

HIS 243 History of Modern China

GT-HI1

3

HIS 244 History of Latin America

GT-Hl1

3

HIS 245 U.S. in the World

GT-Hl1

3

HIS 247 20th Century World History

GT-HI1

3

HIS 249 History of Islamic Civilization

GT-HI1

3

HIS 250 African American History

GT-HI1

3

HIS 255 The Middle Ages

GT-Hl1

3

HIS 260 U.S. Foreign Relations History

GT-Hl1

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences • GT - SS

ANT 101 Cultural Anthropology

GT-SS3

3

ANT 102 Cultural Anthropology Lab

GT-SS3

1

ANT 103 Archaeology Lab (1)

GT-SS3

1

ANT 104 Physical Anthropology Lab (1)

GT-SS3

1

ANT 107 Introduction to Archaeology

GT-SS3

3

ANT 111 Physical Anthropology

GT-SS3

3

ANT 201 Intro to Forensic Anthropology

GT-SS3

3

ANT 215 Indians of North America

GT-SS3

3

ANT 250 Medical Anthropology

GT-SS3

3

COM 220 Intercultural Communication

GT-SS3

3

ECO 101 Economics of Social Issues

GT-SS1

3

ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics

GT-SS1

3

ECO 211 Gender in the Economy

GT-SS1

3

ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics

GT-SS1

3

ECO 245 Environmental Economics

GT-SS1

3

ETH 200 Introduction to Ethnic Studies

GT-SS3

3

GEO 105 World Regional Geography

GT-SS2

3

GEO 106 Human Geography

GT-SS2

3

JOU 105 Introduction to Mass Media

GT-SS3

3

POS 105 Introduction to Political Science

GT-SS1

3

POS 111 American Government

GT-SS1

3

POS 125 American State and Local Government

GT-SS1

3

POS 205 International Relations

GT-SS1

3

POS 215 Current Political Issues

GT-SS1

3

POS 225 Comparative Government

GT-SS1

3

PSY 101 General Psychology I

GT-SS3

3

PSY 102 General Psychology II

GT-SS3

3

PSY 205 Psychology of Gender

GT-SS3

3

PSY 217 Human Sexuality

GT-SS3

3

PSY 226 Social Psychology

GT-SS3

3

PSY 227 Psychology of Death and Dying

GT-SS3

3

PSY 235 Human Growth and Development

GT-SS3

3

PSY 238 Child Development

GT-SS3

3

PSY 249 Abnormal Psychology

GT-SS3

3

PSY 265 Psychology of Personality

GT-SS3

3

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology I

GT-SS3

3

SOC 102 Introduction to Sociology II

GT-SS3

3

SOC 205 Sociology of Family Dynamics

GT-SS3

3

SOC 207 Environmental Sociology

GT-SS3

3

SOC 215 Contemporary Social Problems

GT-SS3

3

SOC 216 Sociology of Gender

GT-SS3

3

SOC 218 Sociology of Diversity

GT-SS3

3

SOC 220 Sociology of Religion

GT-SS3

3

SOC 231 Sociology of Deviant Behavior

GT-SS3

3

SOC 237 Sociology of Death and Dying

GT-SS3

3

WST 200 Introduction to Women's Studies

GT-SS3

3

WST 225 Perspectives on Women and Social Change

GT-SS3

3

WST 240 Goddesses and Women in the Ancient World

GT-SS3

3

WST 249 Women's Sexuality

GT-SS3

3

Natural and Physical Sciences • GT - SC

AGY 240 Introductory Soil Science

GT-SC1

4

AST 101 Astronomy I

GT-SC1

4

AST 102 Astronomy II

GT-SC1

4

BIO 105 Science of Biology (Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree)

GT-SC1

4

BIO 111 General College Biology I with Lab

GT-SC1

5

BIO 112 General College Biology II with Lab

GT-SC1

5

BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

GT-SC1

4

BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

GT-SC1

4

BIO 204 Microbiology

GT-SC1

4

BIO 208 General College Microbiology

GT-SC1

5

BIO 221 Botany

GT-SC1

4

CHE 101 Introduction to Chemistry I

(Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree)

GT-SC1

5

CHE 102 Introduction to Chemistry II

(Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree)

GT-SC1

5

CHE 105 Chemistry in Context

(Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree)

GT-SC1

5

CHE 111 General College Chemistry I

GT-SC1

5

CHE 112 General College Chemistry II

GT-SC1

5

ENV 101 Introduction to Environmental Science

GT-SC1

4

GEO 111 Physical Geography - Landforms

GT-SC1

4

GEO 112 Physical Geography-Weather and Climate

GT-SC1

4

GEY 111 Physical Geology

GT-SC1

4

GEY 112 Historical Geology

GT-SC1

4

GEY 135 Environmental Geology

GT-SC1

4

MET 150 General Meteorology

GT-SC1

4

PHY 105 Conceptual Physics

GT-SC1

4

PHY 107 Energy Science and Technology

GT-SC1

4

PHY 111 Physics: Algebra-Based I with Lab

GT-SC1

5

PHY 112 Physics: Algebra-Based II with Lab

GT-SC1

5

PHY 211 Physics: Calculus-Based I with Lab

GT-SC1

5

PHY 212 Physics: Calculus-Based II with Lab

GT-SC1

5

SCI 155 Integrated Science I with Lab (Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree) Students must also complete SCI 156 to meet the total GT-SC1 requirement for the A.A. Degree.

GT-SC1

4

SCI 156 Integrated Science II with Lab (Not Applicable to the A.S. Degree) Students must also complete SCI 155 to meet the total GT-SC1 requirement for the A.A. Degree.

GT-SC1

4

The State Guaranteed General Education content areas are identified by the following designations:

GT — Guaranteed Transfer Course Disciplines:

AH - Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)

AH1 – Arts and Expression

AH2 – Literature and Humanities

AH3 – Ways of Thinking

AH4 – Foreign Languages

CO - Communication (6 credit hours in either CO1 & CO2 or CO2 & CO3)

CO1-Introductory Writing

CO2-Intermediate Writing

CO3-Advanced Writing

HI - History (3 credit hours)

HI1-History

MA - Mathematics (3 credit hours)

SC - Natural and Physical Sciences (7 credit hours, one course must be SC1)

SC1 – Science with Laboratory

SC2 – Science without Laboratory

SS - Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)

SS1 – Economic or Political Systems

SS2 – Geography

SS3 – Human Behavior, Culture or Social Frameworks

Additional 3 credit hours must be from any Arts & Humanities, History, or Social & Behavioral Sciences

Note: These courses may be completed at any Colorado public higher education institution. Completion of the course requirements by credit for prior learning or transfer from any other institution may meet FRCC degree requirements but may invalidate the guaranteed transfer of A.A. /A.S. Degrees.

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