Community College of Aurora

2015-2016 Academic Catalog


Faculty and Staff

Regular Faculty

Susan Achziger, English

B.S., Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Utah State University

Victor Andersen, Astronomy

B.S., M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Rachel Ankney, English

B.A., M.F.A., Old Dominion University

Galina Boulgakova, Film Video Media

B.A., M.F.A., Moscow Art Theatre; V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Studio-School of the Moscow Art Theater

JoAnn Burkhart, Computer Information Systems

B.S., M.B.A., M.S., Fort Hays State University

Michael Carter, Criminal Justice

B.S., M.S., Chaminade University of Honolulu

Geoffrey Chadwick, Film Video Media

B.A., Colorado College; M.F.A., University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television

Kelly Cowan, EMS

B.S., Oregon State University; EMTP

Jennifer Dale, Psychology

B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., Regis University

Stacey D'Angelo, Theatre

B.F.A., Ithaca College; M.F.A., Naropa University

Thomas Dillon, Biology

B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.S., Loyola University of Chicago

Yuliya Fedasenka-Cloud, Translation and Interpretation

M.A., Belarus State University

Brandon Feres, English

B.A., M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Barbara Francis, Biology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Alice Gilbert, Mathematics

A.A., Community College of Aurora; B.A., University of Denver

Alex Girard, Graphic Design

B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.F.A., Graphic Design, Rochester Institute of Technology

Vicki Graham, Communication

B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.A., California State University

James Gray, Mathematics

A.A., Community College of Aurora; B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., University of Colorado

Maria C. Halloran, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., Colorado Women’s College; M.F.A., University of Madrid; M.A., Webster University

Jennifer Harrell, Biology

B.S., Dickinson College; Ph.D., University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Rhonda Hattar, Biology

B.S., Tulane University; M.S., University of Colorado Denver

Will Hicks, Film Video Media

B.S., Kennesaw State University; M.F.A., Hollins University

Elizabeth Hirsh, Anthropology

B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Shari Holder, Mathematics

B.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Geoffrey Hunt, History

B.A., University of Wyoming; M.A., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Martha Jackson-Carter, Chemistry

B.A., University of Colorado; Graduate Studies, University of Connecticut

Sasa Jovic, Mathematics

M.S., Colorado School of Mines

Christopher Juarez, Mathematics

A.S., Garden City Community College; B.S. Mathematics, Kansas State University; B.S., M.S., Statistics,

Kansas State University

Virginia Karras, Accounting

B.A., Carleton College; M.B.A., University of Denver

LaVelle Knight, Mathematics

B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., University of Denver

Frederic Lahey, Film Video Media

B.A., M.F.A., Columbia University

Beth Lattone, EMS

B.S., Cornell University; Certified Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

Ana Martin-Mejia, Spanish

B.A., Universidad Compultense de Madrid; Graduate Studies, Universidad Antonio de Nebrija; M.A., Virginia Tech

Candace McClelland-Fieler, English

B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.A., Miami University

Heather McMichael, Business

B.S., Radford University; M.B.A., Webster University

Catherine Noon-Ulvila, English as a Second Language

B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.Ed., Seattle University

Kelly O'Dell, Psychology

A.A., Casper College; B.A., University of Wyoming; M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Gerald Pace, Political Science

B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., Virginia Tech; Ph. D. University of Denver

Audra Pickett, English

B.A., Manchester College; M.Ed., Indiana Wesleyan

Scott Reichel, English

B.S., University of Colorado; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

David Spiegel, Philosophy

B.A., University of California; M.A., Denver Seminary; Second M.A., Denver Seminary

Laura Stone, Mathematics

B.A., Metropolitan State University; B.A., Hastings College; M.Ed., University of Denver

Chris Tombari, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Natasha Turner, Education and Early Childhood Education

B.A., Fontbonne University; M.S., University of Southern California

Margaret Ann Uchner, Public Service

B.S., Arizona State University; J.D., University of Wyoming

Scott Wakefield, Art & New Media Design

B.F.A., A.A. Center College of Design; M.F.A., Utah State University

Thomas Weidner, Computer Information Systems

B.S., University of Utah; M.S., Ohio State University

Robley Elizabeth Shepherd Welliver, English

B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., East Carolina University

Robert Woods, Computer Information Systems

B.S., University of Colorado

Adjunct Faculty

David Adams, Mathematics

B.S., M.S.B.A., Colorado State University

Dan Agresti, Personal Trainer Academy

B.S. University of West Florida; M.S. University of Colorado

Tyson Ailshie, Music

M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder

Margo Aldrich, Communication

M.S. Montana State University - Billings

Amelia Alighieri, Film Video Media

B.A., M.H., University of Colorado at Denver

Shawn Allison, Business

B.S., Indiana University; M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University

Richard Alweis, Film Video Media

B.A., M.S., State University of New York at Albany

Kris Andersen, EMS

Career and Technical Education Certification; Certified Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

Cary Aplin, Psychology

B.S., Metropolitan State University of Denver; M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Gretchen Auferheyde, History

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A. University of Phoenix

Jasmine Bailon, ECE

B.A., Metropolitan State College; M.Ed., Erikson Institute

Kathryn Barnes, Literature

B.A., Colorado State College; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Drew Baske, EMS

Certified Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic; Career and Technical Education Certification

Robert Bayers, College Preparatory ESL

M.A., University of Colorado

Laura Beer, Biology

B.S., M.S., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Bita Behforooz, Psychology

B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., Ph.D., University at Albany-Suny

Stephen Bell, Astronomy

M.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Renu Belliston, Mathematics

M.A., San Francisco State University

Rebecca Bernstein, Academic Achievement Strategies

B.S., Cornell College; M.N.M., Regis University

Mianne Besser, Paralegal

B.A., University of Phoenix

Sam Bishop, Geography

M.A., University of Arkansas

Nevelyn Black, Film Video Media

A.A.S., Art Institute of Colorado

Jeffrey Blair, English

B.A., M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder

Nathanial Bork, Philosophy

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Colorado State University

Kent Bowers, Humanities and English as a Second Language

B.A., Colgate University; M.A., Brown University

Mary Jo Brezzell, Community ESL

B.A., Colorado State University; TESL Teaching Certificate, New World Teachers-San Francisco

Donald Brock, American Sign Languages

Metro State University

George Brown, Mathematics

B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S. Syracuse University

Peggy Bruce, Community ESL

B.S., University of Maryland University College; M.A., Colorado Christian University

Cheryl Brumbaugh-Duncan, Web Design

B.S., Miami University

Melissa Buffington, Early Childhood Education

B.A., M.A., Adams State College

Aaron Burns, Film Video Media

B.A., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor; M.F.A., Chapman University

Janet Butler, Mathematics

B.S., M.B.S., University of Colorado

John Byrne, History

B.A., University of Colorado Boulder; M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Angela Calvin, Mathematics

B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver, M.S., Grand Canyon University

Carla Campbell, English

B.A., Arizona State University; M.F.A., Naropa University

Gloria Cannady, Communications

A.A.S., Community College of Denver; B.S., Columbia; M.S., Walden University

Charles Cape, Computer Sciences

B.A., Ohio State University; M.A., Webster University; Ph.D., Capella University

Deborah Carnevale, Biology

B.D., State University of New York College at Fredonia; M.A., University of Wyoming

Tania Carter, Spanish

M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Traci Cartwright, Film Video Media

B.A., New York University Tisch School of the Arts; M.F.A., University of California Riverside

Bonny Chandler, Mathematics

B.A., Metropolitan State University of Denver

Lauren Chavez, Film Video Media

B.F.A., University of Colorado

Amanda Irene Christopher, Anthropology

B.A., University of Colorado; M.S.C., University of Edinburgh

Daniel Clarke, Business

B.S., San Diego State University; M.S.B.A., San Diego State University

Dido Clark, Anthropology

Ph.D., Durham University and University College London, UK.

Sandra Clark, Art Foundations

A.A., Community College of Aurora; B.F.A., M.F.A., Colorado State University

William Clements, Computer Science

M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Rachel Cole, Psychology

B.F.A., University of Colorado Boulder; M.F.A., University of Colorado Boulder; M.A., Union Institute and University

Barbara Collins, Early Childhood Education

B.S., Alabama A. and M. University; M.Ed., Lesley University

Michael Comfort, Emergency Management Homeland Security

B.A., University of New York at Buffalo

Tanya Cook, Sociology

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison;

Nicholas Cornor, Business

B.S., University of Texas, M.A., University of Oklahoma

Lisa Covington, Paralegal

J.D., Texas Southern University

Kaitlyn Culliton, English

M.A., Colorado State University

Christy L. Cummings, Psychology

B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A. Regis University

Emma Cummings, Economics

B.A., M.A., New Mexico State University

John Cunningham, Academic Enrichment

B.D., Bradley University; M.A., Adams State College; M.A., University of Oklahoma

Allen Curry, Mathematics

B.S., North Georgia College; M.Ed., West Georgia College; Ed.D., University of Georgia

Bridget Currie

, GED

, Center for Workforce Development

B.S., Cleveland State University

Rhonda Curtis, Community ESL

M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Amanda Czuprynski, Communication

B.F.A., Eastern New Mexico University; M.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Joseph D’Agosta, Criminal Justice

B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver; M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Gildas Davies, Computer Information Systems

B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver

Justin Davis, Film Video Media

B.S., University of Colorado at Denver

Timothy C. Davis, Mathematics

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., University of Maryland

Lisandro De La Oliva, GED Preparation

M.A., University of Phoenix; State of Colorado Professional Teacher License

Christy Derr, Sociology

B.A., M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Susan Desportes, Computer Information Systems

B.S., B.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Laurel Dibble, Film Video Media

B.A., University of Colorado; M.F.A., University of Southern California

Thomas Dibble, Film Video Media

B.A., M.A., University of London; M.F.A., University of Southern California

Emily Doak, Dance/Physical Education

Registered Yoga Teacher 200, Yoga Alliance; Certified Professional Instructor

Melissa Donley, Communication

M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Darrell Dooyema, Philosophy

B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Denver Seminary

James Drohan, English

M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Steven Droho, Biology

B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Kristina Dubois, Psychology

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Regis University

Timothy Dufour, Criminal Justice

Crime Scene Investigation Certification

Tara Dye, Mathematics

B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A. Regis University

John Easter, Business

B.S., Business Administration, Columbia College; M.S. Organization Leadership, Regis University

Jessica Eberhardt, Mathematics

B.S., M.Ed., University of West Georgia

Dianne (Ruby) Eichenour, College Preparatory ESL & Community ESL

M.A., School for International Training

John Eichenour, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., Colorado State University

Svetlana Ehrhart, Community ESL

B.A., University of Humanities, St. Petersburg, Russia

Tami Ellison, Biology

B.S., M.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Taniea Engel, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., of the Incarnate Word; M.Ed. TESOL, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Stacy Fahrion, Music

M.A., University of Iowa

Larry Falsetta, Accounting

B.A., University of Southern Colorado; Career and Technical Education Certification

Penny FarsterNarlesky, Early Childhood Education

B.A., M.A., Pacific Oaks College

Marlena Field, English

B.A. University of Northern Colorado; M.A., University of Phoenix

Traci Fielden, College Preparatory ESL

A.G.S., Community College of Aurora; Career and Technical Education Certification

Twila Filipiak, Mathematics

B.S., Greensboro College; M.E.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Shannon Finnegan, Philosophy

M.A., M.Ed. University of Oklahoma

James Foglio, History

B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Rutgers, M.S. State University of NY, Albany

Russell Ford, Criminal Justice and Paralegal

B.S., National American University; M.S., University of Phoenix; M.S., Walden University

Brenda Fox, College Preparatory ESL

M.Ed. TESOL, Grand Canyon University

Nancy Fromhart, English

B.S., Colorado State University; B.A., M.A., University of Colorado

Roberta Fromhart, English as a Second Language

B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

David Gates, Academic Enrichment

B.A., Metro State University

Mandalyn Geddes, English

B.D., Metropolitan State College; M.A., University of Colorado

Sarah Geis, Philosophy

B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., Denver Seminary

Anthony Giambusso, Humanities

Ph.D., Southern Illinois at Carbondale

Joseph Gill, Theatre

B.A., M.A., California State University Los Angeles; M.F.A., Naropa University

Meghan Graves, English; Communication

M.A., University of Colorado

Anthony (Joel) Greco, Biology

B.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Tulane University

Kathy Gunsalus, Community ESL

B.A., Edgewood College

Marcia Hall, Math

B.A., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., California State University-San Diego

Emilie Hansen, Health and Wellness

B.A., Hope College; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jane Harding, Community ESL

B.S., Iowa State University

Susan Harris, Paralegal

A.A., J.D., University of Denver

Elisha Chase Harvey, Business

B.A., Hampton University; J.D., University of Tulane School of Law

Brian Hayenga, French

B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Phoenix

Stephen Hayes, English

M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Tiffany Hays, Chemistry

B.S., M.S., University of Colorado - Denver

Alison Helfand, English

B.A., DePaul University; M.A.T., National Louis University

Michael Hemschoot, Film video Media

B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

Chelsea Herasingh, Psychology

B.A., Colorado State University; M.S., Walden University; Ph.D., Walden University

Martha Hernandes de la Graza, Spanish

B.A., M.A., University of Colorado

Karen Hewett, Management

B.A., M.A., University of Colorado

Rebecca Lee Hoenigman, Chemistry

Ph.D., University of Washington

Jerry Hofmann, Film Video Media

B.A., University of Denver

Danial Holden, Computer Science

B.S., M.S., Regis University

William Honsberger, Philosophy

Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Lee Horst, Community ESL

B.S., Concordia Teachers College; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Andrew Houston, Film Video Media

B.F.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Biaze Houston, Education

M.A., University of Phoenix

Jeff Barnett Howard, Film Video Media

B.F.A., University of Chicago; M.F.A., Brandeis University

Christopher Hubble, History

B.A., Rice University; M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Amy Hughes, English

B.S., Kent State University; M.F.A., Florida International University

Lourdes Huici Clever, Spanish

B.B., Universidad Autόnoma Metropolitana; M.S., University of Colorado

William Hunt, Accounting

B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver

Clifford James Hunter, Criminal Justice

B.S., Upper Iowa University; M.A., University of Phoenix; Career and Technical Education Certification

Richard ltaliano, Music

B.M., University of Northern Colorado; M.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music

Josh Jennings, Graphic Design

A.A.S., Art Institute of Colorado

Jason Jensen, Math

B.A., M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Lisa Johansen, Biology

B.S., University of Washington; University of Alabama at

Birmingham

Gregory Johnson, Health Sciences

B.A., Ohio University; B.S., Regis University

Kerry Johnson, Music

B.M., Chapman University; M.A., California State University at Northridge

Karen Johnson, History

B.S., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Colorado

Marc Johnson, Mathematics

B.A., Western State Colorado University, M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Malcolm Johnson, Management

B.S., Mathematics, California State University; M.A., Business Administration, California State University,

Emelda Jones, Academic Achievement Strategies

B.A., M.A., University of Denver

Justin Jones, Film Video Media

B.F.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Stephanie Juell, Philosophy

B.A., Boston College; M.A., Fordham University

Katherine (Billote) Kelaidis, Humanities

M.Phil. / Ph.D., University of London, England

Danelle Kamstra, Early Childhood Education

B.A., California State University – Long Beach

Abigail Kaplan, Chinese

B.A., Amherst College; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; SAIS Hopkins-Nanjing Center

Kelley Kiernan, Health Wellness Education

M.S., Colorado State University

Melissa Kitterman, English

B.A., Cal-State Fullerton; M.A., Walden University

Holly Klamer, Health Wellness Education

B.S., Central Michigan University; M.S., Colorado State University

Pete Kleinsasser, History

B.A., Tabor College, M.Ed., Wichita State University

Lisa Kobriger-Steffey, Chemistry

B.S., Creighton University; M.S., Purdue University

Colleen Ladny, Graphic Design

B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Rochester Institute of Technology

Paul Langston, History

B.A., Stephen Austin State University; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Lisa Lanyon, Humanities

M.H., University of Colorado at Denver

Michael Lee, History

B.A., M.A., University of Colorado

Rachael Lehman, Sociology

M.A., Central Missouri State University

Michael Levell, English

M.F.A., Naropa University

Guy Lord, English

M.A., University of Connecticut

Marvetta Jean Lowry, Computer Science

B.A., Colorado State University

Ingerid Lubowicki, English

B.S., University of Kansas; M.A., Middlebury College

Charaine Lucas, Early Childhood Education

B.S., Andrews University; M.S., Barry University

David Lukens, Art Foundations

B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.F.A., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Sean Madden, Health Sciences

BA University of Colorado; BS Excelsior College; MA, PhD University of Northern Colorado; PharmaD Creighton University

Paul Malkoski, History

B.A., M.A., University of Colorado

Len Marino, Film Video Media

B.A., Tulane University

Harold J. Mardones, Mathematics

B.S., M.S., University of Colorado

Len Marino, Film Video Media

B.A., Tulane University

Carol Martin, Business

B.A., M.S., University of Colorado at Boulder

Erica Mathew, Philosophy

M.A., The Denver Seminary

Eileen McCarron, Mathematics

B.S., Eckerd College, M.S., Virginia Tech

Danielle McCarty

, GED Adjunct Instructor,

Center for Workforce Development

B.A., Fresno State University

McConnell, Carrie, Health Sciences

B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Barbara McCoy, Communication

M.S., Colorado State University

Ben McDermott, History and Humanities

M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Suzanne McKay, History

B.A., University of Colorado Boulder; M.A.T., Colorado College

Laurieanne McKinney-Armstrong, Early Childhood Education

B.A., Metropolitan State College of Denver; M.A., Regis University

Stephen McKissen, Film Video Media

B.F.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Preston Meeks, Mathematics

B.A., Adams State University, M.S., University of North Dakota

Linda Meehan, English as a Second Language

B.A., M.Ed., University of Texas; Ed.D., Pepperdine University

Kristine Menicucci-Gauss, Mathematics

M.A., California State University

Nicole Meyer, Communication

B.S., University of Texas; M.A., University of Texas

Ronald Mickle, Astronomy

M.S., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Kasi Mireles, Psychology

B.A., M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Roberta Moland, Early Childhood Education

B.S.W., Metropolitan State College; M.Ed., University of Phoenix

Alicia Montano, ASL

Laura Morales, Mathematics

B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Francesca Morales-Cook, Fine Art - Jewelry Design

B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo; M.A., California State University

Wendy Muench, Computer Science

B.A., University of Phoenix

Bruk Mulaw, Accounting

B.A., Accounting Asmara University; M.A., Business Administration Addis Ababa University,

Laurie Greer Munro, Biology

B.S., M.A., University of Colorado

Glen Murphy, Computer Information Systems

Certified A+, CompTIA; Career and Technical Education Certification

John Murzyn, Biology

B.S., Texas Christian University; D.C., National College of Chiropractic

Laura Nash, English

M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder

Greg Nemer, Film Video Media

B.A., Naropa University

Narayan Neupane, Mathematics

B.Sc., Tribhuvan University; B.Ed., Tribhuvan University; M.Ed., Kathmandu University

Peter Newlove, English

M.A., California State Polytechnic University

Dani Newsum, History

M.B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder; M.A., University of Colorado at Denver; J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Robert Noyes, Mathematics

B.A., B.S., University of Denver, M.A., University of Phoenix

Katie O'Donnell, Art Foundations

B.A., Kendall College of Art & Design; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Jay Ochreiter, Biology

B.S., University of Scranton; M.S., Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine; Ph.D., Marywood College

Carolyn O’Hara, Paralegal

J.D., University of Nebraska

Natalia Olejarnik-Franz, Early Childhood Education

B.A.C., Metropolitan State University of Denver; M.A. University of Colorado at Denver

Dirk Olson, Film Video Media

B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Mark A. Ortiz, History

B.A., M.A. University of Colorado at Denver

Jeff Paganini, Mathematics

B.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology; M.A., Webster University

William Painter, Art

B.A., University of Northern Colorado

Uday Vinod Patel, Business

B.S., University of Arkansas; M.S.E.E., M.B.A., University of Arkansas

Ronnie Peacock, History

A.A., A.G.S., Community College of Aurora; B.A., University of Denver; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Colorado State University - Global

Mary Pellettier, English as a Second Language

B.A., University of Connecticut; M.B.A., University of Colorado Denver

Eduardo Peralta, Computer Science

Michael Pfaff, Mathematics

B.S., University of Colorado

Anthony Pfau, Film Video Media

Career and Technical Education Certification

Craig Piel, Criminal Justice

B.A.C., University of Nebraska; M.C.J., University of Colorado

Lannie Pihajilic, Biology

B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver; M.S., University of Colorado - Denver

Robbie Pike, Personal Trainer Academy

NSCA Certified Personal Trianer; Certificate Human Performance Physical Fitness, Community College of Aurora

Shanda Plock, Art Foundations

B.A., Scripps College; M.A., University of Denver

Neil Pollard, Business

B.A., Brock University; M.B.A., Griffith University

Bruce Stephen Powell, Economics

B.S.E., Kansas State Teachers College; M.B.A., University of Detroit

Michael Preskorn, Mathematics

B.A., Adams State College; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Al Priddy, Computer Sciences

B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Webster University; Career and Technical Education Certification

Alexandre Probst, Mathematics

B.E., Marianopolis College; M.S., McGill University; Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines

Jan Ramsay, Mathematics

B.A., M.A., Adams State College

Kristi Ramsey, Music

Ricardo Ramos, Marketing

B.S., Springfield College;M.A., M.B.A., Michigan State University

Stephen Ray, Physics

B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Denver

Lynn Redmond Gold, GED

B.A., Colorado State University

Melanie Reece, Health Wellness

M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

Bethany Reid, Biology

B.S., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of Colorado - Denver

Alex Reinhardt, Paralegal

B.A., University of Colorado; J.D., New England School of Law

Linda Renquist, Education

B.A., Colorado State University

Ryan (Ryan) Rogers, Psychology

B.A., University of Tennessee Chattanooga; M.Ed. University of Tennessee Chatanooga

James Brian Rohleder, Fire Academy

B.S., Oklahoma State University; Fire Instructor I; Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Colby Ronnebaum, Biology

B.S., Kansas State University; D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic

Valery Rosenow, Psychology

B.A., New Mexico State University; M.A., Northern Arizona University

Lena Ross, Mathematics

B.A., University of Colorado

Ronald Ross, Management

B.A., Regis University; M.P.A., University of Colorado

Douglas Rossi, Paralegal

Ph.D., University of Denver

Ron Ruelle, Illustration - Graphic Storytelling

B.A., University of Tennessee

Melinda Sands, English

M.A., National University - La Jolla, CA

Theresa Schiavone-Gurule, English

B.A., Long Island University – C.W. Post Campus

Elizabeth Schroeder, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., University of Colorado; M.N.M., Regis University

Jill Schroeder Dom, Music

B.A., Colorado Christian University; M.M., University of Denver; D.A., University of NOrthern Colorado

Stephen Schwedt, Film Video Media

B.A., Metropolitan State College of Denver

Daniel Schweissing, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., Fort Lewis College; M.A., InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico at San German; M.A., Denver Seminary

Gary Scott, Anthropology

B.A., University of North Dakota; M.A., University of Tennessee

Timothy Scott, Film Video Media

Steven Selby, Economics

B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Colorado

Tania Sells, GED

,

Center for Workforce Development

B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Douglass College

Larry Sessions, Astronomy

B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Christine Sheikh, Sociology

B.A., B.S., Truman State University; M.A., PhD., University of Arizona

William Shelton, Mathematics

B.S., University of Washington at Seattle; M.S., Colorado Technical University

Jon Sherrill, Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Regis University

Heather Shulman, Math

J.D., University of Denver

Teofilio Sison, Computer Science

B.S., M.B.A., Northwestern University

Mathew Skene, Philosophy

B.A., University of Colorado Boulder; Ph.D., Syracuse University

Laura Smallwood, College Preparatory ESL

M.A., University of Braunschweig

Erin Smith, Academic Enrichment

B.A., Adams State College, M.A., Grand Canyon University

Shirley Smith, Early Childhood Education

B.A., Metro State College; M.A., Walden University

Rebecca Snow, English

B.A., Whitman College; M.A., University of Montana

Richard Solomon, EMS Certified Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

Marcie Sosebee, Computer Information Systems

B.A., University of Colorado; M.Ed., Lesley College

Mary Soya, Mathematics

M.A., Montclair State University

Shane Spivey, Physics

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Elizabeth Sprafka, Mathematics

B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Tae Stamper, Health Sciences

A.A.S., Austin Community College, B.S., Quinnipiac University

Anne Stanwick, Communication

M.A., Regis University

Larry Steele, History

B.A., Metropolitan State University of Denver; M.A., Colorado State University

Virginia Steele, History

B.A., Regis University; M.A., Colorado State University

Mark Stephenson, Fire Academy

M.P.A., University of Colorado, Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

Eric Stewart, Criminal Justice

M.A., Bellevue University

Brad Stratton, Mathematicst

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.E., Lesley University

Mary Stratton, Mathematics

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Julie Stremel, Mathematics

B.S., M.S., University of Maryland; M.A., University of Colorado

James Sundeen, English

M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Kimberly Tenure, Women’s Studies and Political Science

M.A., University of Denver

Karin Theisen, English

M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Arthur O. Thomas, Film Video Media

B.S., & M.B.A., Notre Dame de Namur University

Michael Thrapp, Criminal Justice and Police Academy

A.A.S., Community College of Aurora

Angela Tiedeman, Academic Achievement Strategies

B.S.W., Colorado State University at Pueblo

Tony Tilger, Criminal Justice and Paralegal

B.S., J.D., University of Colorado

Sterling Townsend, Mathematics

A.A., Casper College; B.A., University of Wyoming

Craig Trujillo, Political Science

B.A., M.A., University of Oklahoma

William Turney, Philosophy

B.A., University of Arkansas - Little Rock; M.A., Northern Illinois University

Tasia VanderVegt, Sociology

B.A., B.S., University of Colorado; M.A., The New School

Art Vaughn, Business Faculty

M.B.A., Regis University

Frank Vianzon, Computer Information Systems

CompTIA A+, GPEN - GIAC, and GCWN - GIAC Certifications

Cheryl Waite, U.S. and Women's History

B.A., M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Anita Walker, Early Childhood Education

B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.A., University of Colorado

Stephanie Walsh, Political Science

M.A., University of Colorado

Christine Watson, Business

B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., University of Denver

Megan Webb, History

B.A., Seattle Pacific University, M.A., University of Colorado

Theresa Weber, Early Childhood Education

B.S., University of Idaho; M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Paige Wenzivsky

, GED,

Center for Workforce Development

M.A., University of Northern Colorado, B.A., Metropolitan State University

Kristofer Whited, English

M.F.A., California State University

Duane Whitfield, Business

B.A., Columbia College; M.S., Chapman University

Timothy Wilkerson, Paralegal

J.D., University of Southern California

Anne Williams, Mathematics

B.A., Michigan State University

Ian Wilson, History

B.A., Colgate University; M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Betty Yonce, Mathematics

B.S., Iowa State University

Kate Yonce, Mathematics

M.A., University of Phoenix

Adjunct Faculty - The Aurora Language Center - English as a Second Language

Robert Bayers, College Preparatory ESL

M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Jayni Breaux, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., University of Colorado

Mary Jo Brezzell, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., Colorado State University; TESL Teaching Certificate, New World Teachers-San Francisco

Peggy Bruce, Community ESL

B.S., University of Maryland; MACI, Colorado Christian University

Ronda Curtis, Community ESL

M.A., University of Colorado Denver

Svetlana Ehrhart, Advising, Community ESL

B.A., University of Humanities, St. Petersburg, Russia

John Eichenour, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., Colorado State University

Marina Fedrid, College Preparatory ESL

B.A., Metropolitan State College; M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder

Kathy Gunsalus, ESL

B.A., Edgewood College

Jane Harding, Community ESL

B.S., Iowa State University

Lee Horst, Community ESL

B.S., Concordia Teachers College; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Yelena Karabushin, College Preparatory ESL

M.A., University of Colorado at Denver

Kaaz Kuriyagawa, Community ESL

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Waseda University

Kay Levinson, Community ESL

B.A., Purdue University; M.A., University of Colorado

Irene O'Brien, Community ESL

B.A., Wayne State University

Glen Olmstead, Community ESL

B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., Colorado State University

Susan Paff, Community ESL

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Newt Ungka-Uthaiworn, ESL

B.A., Chulalongkorn University

Alfred Utton, ESL

B.A., Metropolitan State College of Denver

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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

Index