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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

Certificates Available by Campus

BC = Boulder County Campus

L = Larimer Campus

W = Westminster Campus

OL = Online

Not all degrees or certificates are available at all sites. Students should consult a schedule of classes to determine course offerings for each campus location.

FRCC also offers courses at the Brighton Center.

Certificates

Accounting (ACC) Certificates

Enrolled Agent

Intermediate Accounting

BC, L, W, OL

BC, L, W

BC, L, W

Animal Laboratory Technology (ALT) Certificates

Basic Laboratory Animal Care

L

Laboratory Animal Care and Management

L

Architectural Engineering and Construction Technology (AEC) Certificates

Architectural Drafting

L, W

Automotive Technology (ASE) Certificates

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

L, W

Brakes

L, W

Electrical/Electronic Systems

L, W

Engine Performance

L, W

Engine Repair

L, W

Heating and Air Conditioning

L, W

Light Diesel Engine Repair

L

Manual Drivetrain and Axles

L, W

Suspension and Steering

L, W

Business (BUS) Certificates

Business Specialization

BC, L, W, OL

International Business Basics

BC, L, W, OL

Management Basics

BC, L, W, OL

Marketing Basics

BC, L, W, OL

Retail Management

BC, L, W, OL

Small Business Management Basics

BC, L, W, OL

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) Certificates

Advanced Architectural Computer-Aided Drafting

L, W

Advanced Mechanical CAD

L, W

Animation and Visualization CAD

L, W

Basic Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)

L, W

Basic Mechanical CAD

L, W

Civil CAD

L, W

Landscape CAD Technician

L, W

Computer Information Systems (CIS) (CNG) Certificates

Applications Specialist

BC, L, W, OL

CISCO Network Associate

BC

Computer Technician: A+

BC, L, W

Computer Technician: Network+

BC, L, W

Microsoft Network Administration

BC, L, W

Programming

BC, L, W, OL

Web Authoring

BC, L, W, OL

Web Developer

BC, L, W

Dental Assisting (DEA) Certificate

L

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificates

Director

BC, L, W, OL

Early Childhood Teacher

BC, L, W, OL

Infant-Toddler Nursery Supervisor

BC, L, W

Early Childhood Education for Paraeducators

BC, L, W

Foundations for Paraeducators

BC, L, W

Electro-Mechanical and Energy Technology Certificate

L

Emergency Medical Services (EMT) Certificates

Emergency Medical Technician

BC, L, W

Pre-Paramedic

BC, L, W

Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources (AQT) (FST) (NRE) Certificates

Environmental Education

L

Forestry

L

Natural Resources

L

Natural Resources Geographic Information Systems

L

Natural Resources Recreation

L

Wildland Fire

L

Wildlife

L

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificates

Geographic Information Systems

BC

GIS Fundamentals

BC

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVA) Certificates

Residential Air Conditioning and Heating

L

Light Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating

L

Commercial Refrigeration

L

Holistic Health (HHP) Certificates

 

Aromatherapy

OL

Holistic Health

L, OL

Massage Therapy

L

Reflexology

L

Yoga Teacher

L

Horticulture and Landscape Technologies (HLT) Certificates

Floral Design

L

Horticulture

L, W

Irrigation Contracting and Management

W

Landscape CAD Technician

L, W

Landscape Contracting Technician

L, W

Landscape Maintenance Technician

L, W

Landscape Design

L, W

Nursery, Greenhouse and Garden Center Management

L, W

Turfgrass Management

L, W

Urban Agriculture Management

L, W

Hospitality & Culinary Arts Management (HOS) Certificates

Culinary Arts

L

Events Planning Coordinator

L

Food and Beverage Management

L

Hotel Operations

L

Interior Design (IND) Certificate

Kitchen & Bath Design

L, W

Medical Office Technology (MOT) Certificates

Billing Specialist

BC

Clinical Office Assistant

BC

Health Care Office Assistant

BC

Medical Administrative Assistant

BC

Medical Assistant

BC

Medical Transcriptionist

BC

Multimedia Technology (MGD) Certificates

Animation

BC, W

Digital Imaging

L

Graphic Design Technician

L, W

Multimedia General

BC, W

Multimedia Print/Presentation

BC, W

Multimedia Video

W

Multimedia Web

BC, W

Nurse Aide (NUA) Certificate

BC, L, W

Nursing Certificate

 

Practical Nursing

BC

Paralegal Studies (PAR) Certificate

Legal Assistant

L, W, OL

Pharmacy Technician (PHT) Certificate

W

Phlebotomy Certificate

L

Precision Machining Tech. Certificates

 

Precision Machining Technology

BC

Manual Machining

BC

CAD/CAM

BC

Quality Control

BC

Teaching English as a Second Language (TEL) Certificates

Teaching English as a Second Language Abroad (TESL-A)

BC, L

Teaching English as a Second Language K-12 (TESL-K)

BC

Veterinary Technician Assistant (VET) Certificate

L

Welding Technology (WEL) Certificates

Comprehensive Welding

L, W

Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)

L, W

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)

L, W

Oxyacetylene Welding

L, W

Pipe Code Welding

L, W

Creative Metalworking

L, W

Shielded Metal Arc Welding

L, W

Welding Fundamentals

L, W

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