CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome from Martha Jackson-Carter, Department Chair

As the science department chair at the Community College of Aurora (CCA), I would like to welcome you to our website. CCA’s science department has committed to providing all of our students with a learner-centered, hands-on experience in a small classroom setting. Academic achievement is valued at CCA, and our science instructors will help you obtain your goals.  Read More...

Science Programs

Have you ever considered a career in biotechnology? Perhaps you'd like to be a part of Colorado's growing "Green Economy" and learn about solar energy technology. Or maybe you'd like to use our observatory while studying astronomy. At CCA, there are many options for students interested in the sciences. Click on a link below to learn more.

PreHealth Astronomy
Chemistry Geology
Biology BioTech
Physics  


 

Science Opportunities and Activities

From the Science Club, to our observatory, to our trips to Costa Rica, there are many ways to explore and enjoy the sciences at CCA. Click on a link below to learn more.

Aurora Lights Grant
CCA Observatory
International Field Studies Course
Science Club
Science Resource Center
STEPS Grant

News & Events

  • Grant opens local pipeline
    EKG heart monitor image

    The Community College of Aurora received a $106,000 grant over three years from the Colorado Department of Education that will pay to train North Aurora residents for job opportunities on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

  • Aurora Symphony tackles Broadway
    2015 Broadway Kids Concert

    The Aurora Symphony Orchestra will be holding its 2015 Broadway Kids production at Community College of Aurora on Feb. 7-8 at the Larry D. Carter Theater on CentreTech Campus (16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Aurora).

  • Three different offerings available
    American flag rippled

    Registration slots are open beginning Jan. 3 for several classes at the Aurora Language Center on Lowry campus at 9202 E. Severn Place, Denver.

  • Goal: raise level of filmmaking

    Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world’s third-largest producer of content were embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overarching mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria – and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international awards.

  • Shooting in New Mexico, Canada
    Tom Dribble in front of green screen and cinama lighting

    It took Tom Dibble about six months from idea to completion to write the movie “Highly Functional,” which is now being filmed under the direction of Marc Forby ("Princess Kaiulani").

  • Dual teaching model unique
    Three students working on a project using stethescopes

    Healthcare Bridge classes are designed to advance a student’s written and verbal communication skills in English while simultaneously studying healthcare content.

  • Pair of films Scholastic winners
    Two students, one in a wheelchair, dressed as robots playing

    Two movies produced during the Colorado Film School’s annual Camp for Kids from the Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA) program were recognized with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the largest, longest-running student recognition program in the nation.

  • Running Feb. 23-April 10

    CCA's spring art show is entitled "iNDULGE" and will run on weekdays through April 10.

    The works displayed are described by organizers as: "Sinful Craving for the Mind: Delirious. Delightful. Delicious."

  • Free prep for eligible families

    Calculator, tax form 1040 and a pencil on a deskEach year, CCA is a host site for Tax Help Colorado on the Lowry campus.

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

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