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What Can I Do with a Computer Information Systems Degree?


Computer Information Systems covers such a broad range of computer skills that it’s become a field for specialists. You could be a database administrator, programmer, network administrator, computer technician, or web developer. Companies large and small – from the Hewlett-Packards of the world to a start-up down the street – need people skilled in CIS-related

What is Computer-Aided Drafting and Design?


The foundation of Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) is drafting by hand. As technology has evolved, so has drafting. It evolved into CAD, which itself is evolving further into 3D modeling and printing. What can I do with a CAD degree? Plenty. A diverse set of industries need people with CAD skills – architecture studios,

Self Reflection Through Dance


Have you ever wanted to learn how to dance? Or perhaps you want to feel more coordinated and comfortable with your body, reduce stress, or find a fun way to get exercise and meet people?  You can explore all of those with the new dance courses at Front Range Community College! Dance Classes Offered We

Who Doesn’t Like Ken Burns?


As a historian, I always wanted to explore historical filmmaking. After all, who doesn’t admire the work of Ken Burns? When FRCC Digital Media Professor Brandon Berman approached me about writing a script for a project proposed by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter to record the history of female veterans for the Library of Congress, I

Manufacturing CAN Rock

Paul Harter

There are 5,900 manufacturing companies in Colorado, according to the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade. These companies employ 120,000 people and account for $16.3 billion in economic output. As employees retire or move on, where will new workers come from? This question is answered by two goals of the Northern Colorado Manufacturing

What Can I Do with an Architectural Engineering Degree?


The construction industry changes frequently and rapidly, so an Associate of Applied Science degree in Architectural Engineering and Building Science from Front Range Community College builds skills that can be applied universally throughout the industry. It’s all about creativity. You won’t be put in a cubbyhole, ready for just one thing. A wide variety of

Helping Nepal’s Children through Education

DFID UK AID/Creative Commons

Recent earthquakes have rattled the small mystical Himalayan nation of Nepal. Buildings in Kathmandu collapsed, UNESCO World Heritage sites became mere rubble, landslides destroyed entire rural villages, and an avalanche at Mt. Everest took out the base camp, killing both Nepali and foreign citizens. When the dust settled after the first earthquake (7.8 on the

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