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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

Animal Laboratory Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Code: F_AAS_ALT
Campus: Larimer

This two-year program is designed to meet the demands of the biomedical research community for qualified personnel in the care and management of laboratory animals. Technicians certified in Laboratory Animal Technology are central to the integrity of biomedical research, assuring a high standard of humane care for research animals.

For more information, contact the office of Mardie Altman, program director 970-204-8415

Please see the Associate Degree chapter and the Colorado Guaranteed Transfer Program for General Education section for elective requirement details.

Required Courses

Credits

ALT 126 Introduction to Lab Animal Science

3

ALT 226 Animal Care and Management

3

ALT 280 Lab Animal Internship

3

BIO 111 General College Biology I with Lab

5

BIO 115 Human Genetics

3

COM 115 Public Speaking

3

ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics

3

HPR 178 Medical Terminology

1

VET 106 Exotic Animal Care and Management

2

VET 116 Humane Treatment and

Handling of Animals

3

VET 205 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology I

4

VET 227 Animal Nutrition

2

VET 241 Clinical Laboratory Procedures

4

Total Required Credits

39

Required Elective Courses

Credits

Select 1 of the following:

ETH 224 Introduction to Chicano Studies

 

HIS 101 Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1650

 

HIS 111 The World: Antiquity to 1500

 

LIT 201 Masterpieces of Literature I

 

LIT 202 Masterpieces of Literature II

 

POS 205 International Relations

or POS 225 Comparative Government

 

POS 215 Current Political Issues

 

Total Elective Credits

3

Required General Education Courses

Credits

Arts & Humanities:

 

Select any 2 approved Arts & Humanities GT electives for 6 credit hours. (2 courses from 2 different categories - AH1: Arts; AH2: Literature & Humanities; AH3: Ways of Thinking; or AH4: Foreign Language).

6

English:

 

ENG 121 English Composition I

3

Math:

 

MAT 121 College Algebra (4 credits hours) and

MAT 135 Introduction to Statistics (3 credit hours)

7

Natural and Physical Sciences:

 

CHE 105 Chemistry in Context (5 cr. hrs.)

or

CHE 101 Introduction to Chemistry I (5 cr. hrs.) or

CHE 111 General College Chemistry I (5 cr. hrs.)

5

Other:

 

Select 1 of the following:

ANT 107 Introduction to Archaeology

HIS 102 Western Civilization: 1650 to Present

HIS 112 The World: 1500 to Present

or HIS 208 American Indian History

HIS 121 U.S. History to the Reconstruction

HIS 122 U.S. History since the Civil War

3

 

Total Required General Education Credits

24

Total Required Credits for AAS Degree

66

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION
The U.S. 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. We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices. For more Gainful Employment information, please go to the FRCC website: www.frontrange.edu/GainfulEmployment.

Basic Laboratory Animal Care - Certificate

Code: F_CER_BLAC
Campus: Larimer

Required Courses

Credits

ALT 126 Introduction to Lab Animal Science

3

ALT 280 Lab Animal Internship

3

HPR 178 Seminar: Medical Terminology

1

VET 106 Exotic Animal Care & Management

2

VET 116 Humane Treatment and

Handling of Animals

3

Total Required Credits

12

Laboratory Animal Care and Management - Certificate

Code: F_CER_LACM
Campus: Larimer

Required Courses

Credits

ALT 226 Animal Care and Management

3

VET 205 Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology I

4

VET 227 Animal Nutrition

2

VET 241 Clinical Laboratory Procedures

4

Total Required Credits

13

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