Community College of Aurora

2015-2016 Academic Catalog

College Facilities and Locations


The Community College of Aurora offers all services at our CentreTech Campus, located in the heart of Aurora. The Lowry Campus, located in Northwest Aurora, offers student services, general education courses, science labs, technology programs and community services.

CentreTech Campus

303-360-4700 (Main)

303-360-4727 (Security)

16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011

Administration Building

1st Floor: Academic Advising • Admissions, Registration & Records • Center for Outreach & Recruitment • Financial Aid • General Information • International Affairs • Military & Veteran Services • Student Affairs Administration • Student IDs

2nd Floor: Administration • Cashier’s Office • Human Resources • Testing Center

Student Centre

1st Floor: Bookstore • Cafe • Quiet Study Areas • Rotunda • Student Success Center • TRiO Student Support Services

2nd Floor: Accessibility Services/Computer Access Center • Center for Concurrent Enrollment • Communications and Marketing • Computer Labs • Learning Resource Center • Library Services • Online Learning

Fine Arts Building

Performing Arts and Humanities Department • Forum • Larry D. Carter Theater • Performing Arts (Dance, Music and Theatre) • Social and Behavioral Sciences Department • World Languages & Translation and Interpretation

Classroom Building

Communication and English Department • Early Childhood Education and Teacher Preparation Department • English, Math and Reading Tutoring • English as a Second Language (ESL) Department • Math Department • Philosophy Department

Lowry Campus

303-340-7093 • 303-419-5557 (Security)

West Quad

710 Alton Way, Building 903, Denver, CO 80230

School of Business • Computer Department • Computer Labs • Office of Student Life (Phi Theta Kappa, Student Clubs, and Student Government Association) • Science Department • Science Labs • Science Library • Student Services (Admissions, Advising, Cashier, Financial Aid, Registration, Testing, and Student IDs) • General Classrooms • Dr. Todd Bergren Conference Room

North Quad

9202 E. Severn Place, Building 901, Denver, CO 80230

Art Gallery • Aurora Language Center – Community ESL • Center for Art & Design • Career Center • Career Advising • General Classrooms

Center for Simulation

9235 E. 10th Drive, Building 859, CO 80230

Emergency Medical Services Department • Career Services • EMS Simulation Studios • Fire Science • Integrated Pathways to Nursing • Health Sciences • Public Service Department (Criminal Justice, Police Academy, and Paralegal) • General Classrooms

Colorado Film School

9075 E. Lowry Boulevard, Building 965, Denver, CO 80230

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2015-2016 Academic Catalog

Community College of Aurora Catalog

Academic Calendar

College Facilities and Locations

Welcome to the Community College of Aurora

Getting Started and Admissions

Advising and Registration

Financial Matters

Academic Matters

Services for Students

My Student Record

Graduation Requirements

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Catalog Guide

Associate Degrees and Certificates

Course Descriptions

Academic Achievement Courses

Accounting Courses

American Sign Language (ASL) Courses

Agriculture Courses

Agriculture Crops and Soils Courses

Agriculture Economics Courses

Anthropology Courses

Arabic Courses

Art, Design, Jewelry and Photography

Astronomy Courses

Biology Courses

Biotechnology Courses

Business Courses

Chemistry Courses

Chinese Courses

Communication Courses

Community Health Worker

Computer Assisted Drafting Courses

Computer Networking Technology Courses

Computer Information Systems Courses

Computer Science Courses

Computer Web Based Courses

Criminal Justice Courses

Dance Courses

Diesel Power Mechanics Courses

Early Childhood Education Courses

Economics Courses

Education Courses

Electricity Industrial/Commercial Course

Emergency Medical Provider Courses

EMT – Paramedic Courses

Engineering Courses

EGG 151 Experimental Design (Introduction to Experimental Design and Engineering)

EGG 175 Special Topics

EGG 275 Special Topics

English as a Second Language Courses

English Courses

Ethnic Studies Courses

Film and Video Media Courses

Fire Science Technology Courses

French Courses

Geography Courses

Geology Courses

German Courses

Government Courses

Health Professional Courses

Health Wellness Education Courses

Hebrew Courses

History Courses

Humanities Courses

Italian Courses

Japanese Courses

Journalism Courses

Law Enforcement Academy Courses

Literature Courses

Management Courses

Marketing Courses

Mathematics Courses

Meteorology Courses

Multimedia & Graphic Design

Music Courses

Music Private Instruction Courses

Natural Resource Courses

Occupational Safety Course

Paralegal Courses

Philosophy Courses

Photography Courses

Physical Education Courses

Physics Courses

Political Science Courses

Psychology Courses

Public Security Management Courses

Real Estate Courses

Respiratory Care Courses

Russian Courses

Science Courses

Small Business Management Courses

Sociology Courses

Spanish Courses

Speech Courses

Study Skills Courses

Theatre Courses

Translation and Interpretation Courses

Women’s Studies Courses

Administration and Staff

Faculty and Staff