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August 25, 2014

What is Electro-Mechanical Technology?

EMET

Currently several trends in technology and population demographics are  increasing the demand for skilled workers. First, the technical workforce is aging, and will soon begin to retire in large numbers. Replacing these retiring skilled workers is one of the main concerns I hear from employers I meet with regularly. Second, increasing costs of doing business […]

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August 11, 2014

What is an A.S. Degree?

Whats-an-AS

An Associate of Science degree (often referred to as an A.S.) is a 60 credit degree that is made up of credits that will transfer to a four-year school. It is possible to complete this degree in two years if you take an average of 15 credits during both the fall and spring semesters. If […]

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August 4, 2014

Developmental English Classes Prepare Students for College: What You Need to Know about CCR

CCR-classes

College Composition and Reading (aka CCR) is Front Range Community College’s pathway to success for developmental readers and writers. Students placed into CCR by their Accuplacer scores must complete (or take at the same time) the CCR requirement before registering for most college-level courses. Because of this “co-requisite” requirement, it is important to know what […]

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July 28, 2014

What is an A.A.S. Degree?

Whats-AAS

Another acronym, right? Yes—but we’re going to break it down so you know what it means to you! It is one of four degree types offered at a community college – and one of the most popular. It stands for an Associate of Applied Science degree. Now let’s break it down. Associate: 2-year degree An […]

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