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Colorado’s Guaranteed Transfer Courses

In 2001, the Colorado General Assembly established that 35-37 general education credits will transfer among all Colorado public higher-education institutions.

NOTE: Classes denoted with an * are currently not offered at Arapahoe Community College.

Grades of "C" or better are required for guaranteed transfer to any four year public institution in Colorado. Transferability of courses, including those with grades of "D," to outside colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Fall, 2006, the structure of the A.A. and A.S. degrees changed as reflected in the following categories:

General Education (GT) Categories and Courses:


(6 credit hours)

ENG 121

English Composition I (GT-CO1) 

ENG 122

English Composition II (GT-CO2)

ENG 201

English Composition III (GT-CO3)

HIS 265

Writing About History (GT-CO3) *


(3-5 credit hours)

Select one course from the following:

MAT 120

Mathematics For Liberal Arts (GT-MA1)

MAT 121

College Algebra (GT-MA1)

MAT 122

College Trigonometry (GT-MA1)

MAT 123

Finite Mathematics (GT-MA1)

MAT 125

Survey of Calculus (GT-MA1)

MAT 135

Introduction to Statistics (GT-MA1)

MAT 166

Pre-Calculus (GT-MA1)

MAT 201

Calculus I (GT-MA1)

MAT 202

Calculus II (GT-MA1)

MAT 203

Calculus III (GT-MA1)

MAT 204

Calculus III Engineer Application (GT-MA1)

MAT 215

Discrete Mathematics (GT-MA1) *

MAT 261

Differential Equations Engineer Application (GT-MA1)

MAT 265

Differential Equations (GT-MA1)


(6-9 credit hours)

Art and Expressions

ART 110

Art Appreciation (GT-AH1)

ART 111

Art History I - Ancient to Medieval (GT-AH1)

ART 112

Art History II- Renaissance to 1900 (GT-AH1)

ART 207

Art History – 1900 to Present (GT-AH1)

MUS 120

Music Appreciation (GT-AH1)

MUS 121

Music History Medieval - Classical (GT-AH1)

MUS 122

Music History Romantic to Present(GT-AH1)

MUS 123

Survey of World Music (GT-AH1)

MUS 125

History of Jazz (GT-AH1)

THE 105

Theater Appreciation (GT-AH1)

THE 108

Theatre Script Analysis (GT-AH1) *

THE 211

Development of Theatre Greek Renaissance (GT-AH1)

THE 212

Development of Theatre Restoration to Modern (GT-AH1)

THE 215

Playwriting (GT-AH1)

Literature and Humanities

HUM 115

World Mythology (GT-AH2)

HUM 121

Humanities: Early Civilization (GT-AH2)

HUM 122

Humanities: From Medieval to Modern (GT-AH2)

HUM 123

Humanities: The Modern World (GT-AH2)

LIT 115

Introduction to Literature (GT-AH2)

LIT 121

Survey of World Mythology (GT-AH2) *

LIT 201

World Literature to 1600 (GT-AH2)

LIT 202

World Literature after 1600 (GT-AH2)

LIT 205

Ethnic Literature (GT-AH2)

LIT 211

American Literature to the Civil War (GT-AH2)

LIT 212

American Literature after the Civil War (GT-AH2)

LIT 221

British Literature to 1770 (GT-AH2)

LIT 222

British Literature Since 1770 (GT-AH2)

LIT 225

Introduction to Shakespeare (GT-AH2)

LIT 246

Literature of Women (GT-AH2) *

LIT 257

Literature of Film (GT-AH2)

LIT 259

Survey of African American Literature (GT-AH2)

LIT 268

Celtic Literature (GT-AH2) *

Ways of Thinking

PHI 111

Introduction to Philosophy (GT-AH3)

PHI 112

Ethics (GT-AH3)

PHI 113

Logic (GT-AH3)

PHI 114

Comparative Religions (GT-AH3)

PHI 115

World Religions West (GT-AH3)

PHI 116

World Religions East (GT-AH3)

PHI 214

Philosophy of Religion (GT-AH3)

PHI 218

Environmental Ethics (GT-AH3)

PHI 220

Philosophy of Death and Dying (GT-AH3) *

Foreign Language

ASL 211

American Sign Language IV (GT-AH4)

FRE 211

French Language III (GT-AH4)

FRE 212

French Language IV (GT-AH4)

GER 211

German Language III (GT-AH4)

GER 212

German Language IV (GT-AH4) *

ITA 211

Italian Language III (GT-AH4) *

ITA 212

Italian Language IV (GT-AH4) *

JPN 211

Japanese Language III (GT-AH4)

JPN 212

Japanese Language IV (GT-AH4)

RUS 211

Russian Language III (GT-AH4) *

RUS 212

Russian Language IV (GT-AH4) *

SPA 211

Spanish Language III (GT-AH4)

SPA 212

Spanish Language IV (GT-AH4)


(6-9 credits)


DAN 125

History of Dance I (GT-AH1) *

HIS 101

Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650 (GT-HI1)

HIS 102

Western Civilization: 1650-Present (GT-HI1)

HIS 111

The World: Antiquity-1500 (GT-HI1)

HIS 112

The World: 1500-Present (GT-HI1)

HIS 121

US History to Reconstruction (GT-HI1)

HIS 122

US History Since the Civil War (GT-HI1)

HIS 203

Civil War Era in American History (GT-HI1) *

HIS 205

Women in World History (GT-HI1) *

HIS 207

American Environmental History (GT-HI1) *

HIS 208

American Indian History (GT-HI1)

HIS 215

Women in US History (GT-HI1)

HIS 218

History of Science and Technology (GT-HI1) *

HIS 225

Colorado History (GT-HI1)

HIS 236

US History Since 1945 (GT-HI1)

HIS 243

History Of Modern China (GT-AH1) *

HIS 244

History of Latin America (GT-AH1) *

HIS 245

US in the World (GT-HI1)

HIS 247

20th Century World History (GT-HI1)

HIS 249

History Islamic Civilization (GT-AH1) *

HIS 250

African American History (GT-AH1) *

HIS 255

The Middle Ages (GT-HI1)

HIS 259

Modern Middle East (GT-HI1) *

HIS 260

US Foreign Relations History (GT-HI1)

Economic or Political Systems

AGE 102

Agriculture Economics (GT-SS1) *

ECO 101

Economics of Social Issues (GT-SS1)

ECO 201

Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)

ECO 211

Gender in the Economy (GT-SS1) *

ECO 245

Environmental Economics (GT-SS1)

POS 105

Introduction to Political Science (GT-SS1)

POS 111

American Government (GT-SS1)

POS 125

American State/Local Government (GT-SS1)

POS 205

International Relations (GT-SS1)

POS 215

Current Political Issues (GT-SS1)

POS 225

Comparative Government (GT-SS1)


GEO 105

World Regional Geography (GT-SS2)

GEO 106

Human Geography (GT-SS2)

GEO 107

Physical Geography (GT-SS2)

SCI 105

Science in Society (GT-SS2) *

Human Behavior, Culture or Social Frameworks

AGR 260

World Interdependence: Population & Food (GT-SS3) *

ANT 101

Cultural Anthropology (GT-SS3)

ANT 102

Cultural Anthropology Laboratory (GT-SS3) *

ANT 103

Archaeology Laboratory (GT-SS3) *

ANT 104

Physical Anthropology Lab (GT-SS3)

ANT 107

Introduction to Archeology (GT-SS3)

ANT 108

Archeology of World Rock Art (GT-SS3) *

ANT 111

Physical Anthropology (GT-SS3)

ANT 201

Intro to Forensic Anthropology (GT-SS3) *

ANT 215

Indians of North America (GT-SS3)

ANT 225

Anthropology of Religion (GT-SS3) *

ANT 250

Medical Anthropology (GT- SS3) *

COM 220

Intercultural Communication (GT-SS3)

ETH 200

Intro to Ethnic Studies (GT-SS3) *

JOU 105

Introduction to Mass Media (GT-SS3)

PSY 101

General Psychology I (GT-SS3)

PSY 102

General Psychology II (GT-SS3)

PSY 205

Psychology of Gender (GT-SS3)

PSY 217

Human Sexuality (GT-SS3)

PSY 226

Social Psychology (GT-SS3)

PSY 227

Psychology of Death and Dying (GT-SS3) *

PSY 235

Human Growth and Development (GT-SS3)

PSY 238

Child Development: (GT-SS3)

PSY 240

Health Psychology (GT- SS3) *

PSY 249

Abnormal Psychology (GT-SS3)

PSY 265

Psychology of Personality (GT-SS3) *

SOC 101

Introduction To Sociology I (GT-SS3)

SOC 102

Introduction To Sociology II (GT-SS3)

SOC 105

US Race and EthnicityI (GT-SS3) *

SOC 205

Sociology of Family Dynamics (GT-SS3)

SOC 207

Environmental Sociology (GT-SS3) *

SOC 215

Contemporary Social Problems (GT-SS3) *

SOC 216

Sociology of Gender (GT-SS3) *

SOC 218

Sociology of Diversity (GT-SS3)

SOC 220

Sociology of Religion (GT-SS3)

SOC 231

Sociology of Deviant Behavior (GT-SS3)

SOC 237

Sociology of Death and Dying (GT-SS3) *

SOC 240

Cults, Extremist, and Religious Movements (GT-SS3) *

WST 200

Intro to Women's Studies (GT-SS3) *

WST 225

Women and Social Action (GT-SS3) *

WST 240

Goddesses & Women of the Ancient World (GT-SS3) *

WST 249

Women's Sexuality (GT-SS3) *


(7-10 credit hours)

AGY 240

Introductory Soil Science with Lab (GT-SC1) *

AST 101

Astronomy I w/ Lab (GT-SC1)

AST 102

Astronomy II W/ Lab (GT-SC1)

AST 150

Astrobiology (GT-SC2) *

AST 160

Cosmology (GT-SC2) *

BIO 103

Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC1)

BIO 105

Science of Biology (GT-SC1)

BIO 111

General College Biology I with Lab (GT-SC1)

BIO 112

General College Biology II with Lab (GT-SC1)

BIO 116

Intro to Human Disease (GT-SC2)

BIO 201

Human Anatomy and Physiology I (GT-SC1)

BIO 202

Human Anatomy and Physiology II (GT-SC1)

BIO 204

Microbiology with Lab (GT-SC1)

BIO 208

General College Microbiology with Lab (GT-SC1)

BIO 220

General Zoology with Lab (GT-SC1)

BIO 221

Botany with Lab (GT-SC1)

CHE 101

Introduction to Chemistry I with Lab (GT-SC1)

CHE 102

Introduction to Chemistry II with Lab (GT-SC1)

CHE 105

Chemistry in Context with Lab (GT-SC1) *

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I with Lab (GT-SC1)

CHE 112

General College Chemistry II with Lab (GT-SC1)

ENV 101

Environmental Science with Lab (GT-SC1)

ENV 110

Natural Disasters (GT-SC2)

GEO 111

Physical Geography: Landforms with Lab (GT-SC1)

GEO 112

Physical Geography: Weather & Climate w/ Lab (GT-SC1)

GEY 108

Geology of US National Parks (GT-SC1) *

GEY 111

Physical Geology with Lab (GT-SC1)

GEY 112

Historical Geology with Lab (GT-SC1)

GEY 135

Environmental Geology with Lab (GT-SC1)

MET 150

General Meteorology with Lab (GT-SC1)

NRE 251

General Oceanography with Lab (GT-SC1) *

PHY 105

Conceptual Physics with Lab (GT-SC1)

PHY 107

Energy Science & Technology with Lab (GT- SC1) *

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-Based I: With Lab (GT-SC1)

PHY 112

Physics: Algebra-Based II With Lab (GT-SC1)

PHY 211

Physics: Calculus-Based I With Lab (GT-SC1)

PHY 212

Physics: Calculus-Based II With Lab (GT-SC1)

SCI 155

Integrated Science I: Physics & Chemistry w/Lab (GT-SS1)

SCI 156

Integrated Science II: Earth & Life Science w/Lab (GT-SS1)

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Associate of Applied Science

Associate of Arts AA

Associate of General Studies

Associate of Science AS


Activity Professional's Training Certificate

Architectural Contracts and Materials Certificate

Architectural Drafting Certificate

Automotive Service Management Certificate

Advanced Automotive Electrical/Electronics Certificate

Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate

Broadband Customer Care Certificate

Broadband Technology Certificate

Business Administration Certificate

Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

Computer Aided Drafting 2D, 3D and Custom Certificate

Computer Graphics Certificate

Computer Information Systems Certificate

Computer Network Technology Certificate

Computer Technician Certificate

Construction Management - Estimating Certificate

Contemporary Journalism

Criminal Justice- Emergency Dispatch Certificate

Early Childhood Director Certificate

Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Supervisor Certificate

Early Childhood Teacher CDHS Minimal Qualifications Certificate

Early Childhood Teacher Certificate

Eldercare Specialist Certificate

Emergency Medical Services - EMT Certificate

Emergency Medical Services- EMT Enhanced Certificate

Emergency Medical Services- Paramedic Certificate

Engineering Technologies- Mechanical Drafting Certificate

Foreign Language and Business Certificate

Law Enforcement Academy Certificate

Medical Office Technology Administrative Assistant Certificate

Medical Office Technology Billing and Reimbursement Certificate

Medical Office Technology Medical Assistant Certificate

Mortgage Banking Certificate

Sound Engineer Certificate

Nurse Aide Certificate

Paralegal Certificate

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Phlebotomy Certificate

Physical Fitness Specialist Certificate

Practical Nursing Certificate

Project Management Certificate

Residential Drafting Certificate

Residential Kitchen and Bath Design Specialist Certificate

Retail Management Certificate

Web Design Certificate

Colorado’s Guaranteed Transfer Courses

Graduation Requirements

Degree Requirements

Great Books Program

Your A.A. or A.S. Degree May Transfer to all Colorado Public 4-Year Colleges and Universities

Course Descriptions

Academic Achievement Courses

Accounting Courses

Activity Professionals Training Courses

Air Force ROTC Courses

American Sign Language Courses

Anthropology Courses

Arabic Courses

Architectural Engineering and Construction Courses

Army ROTC Courses

Art Courses

ART 110 Art Appreciation: GT-AH1

ART 111 Art History I Ancient to Medieval: GT-AH1

ART 112 Art History II Renaissance to 1900: GT-AH1

ART 113 History of Photography

ART 121 Drawing I

ART 124 Watercolor I (previously ART 123)

ART 128 Figure Drawing I (previously ART 156)

ART 129 Printmaking I (previously ART 225)

ART 131 Visual Concepts 2-D Design

ART 132 Visual Concepts 3-D Design

ART 133 Jewelry and Metalwork I (previously ART 141)

ART 137 Enameling on Metal (previously ART 145)

ART 138 Film Photography I

ART 139 Digital Photography I (previously ART 143)

ART 140 Color Photography I

ART 141 Studio Photography (previously ART 253)

ART 142 Landscape Photography (previously ART 252)

ART 143 Figure Photography I (previously ART 158)

ART 144 Portrait Photography (previously ART 251)

ART 145 Digital Darkroom (previously ART 248)

ART 151 Painting I (previously ART 211)

ART 152 Landscape Painting (previously ART 210)

ART 154 Figure Painting I (previously ART 157)

ART 161 Ceramics I

ART 167 Sculpting The Figure (previously ART 254)

ART 175 Special Topics

ART 205 Museum Studies

ART 207 Art History-1900 to Present: GT-AH1

ART 210 Marketing for the Visual Arts (previously ART 264)

ART 221 Drawing II (previously ART 122)

ART 224 Watercolor II (previously ART 124)

ART 225 Watercolor III

ART 228 Advanced Figure Drawing (previously ART 256)

ART 229 Printmaking II (previously ART 226)

ART 230 Color Theory (previously ART 233)

ART 233 Jewelry and Metalwork II (previously ART 142)

ART 234 Jewelry and Metalwork III (previously ART 241)

ART 235 Jewelry and Metalwork IV (previously ART 242)

ART 238 Film Photography II

ART 239 Digital Photography II (previously ART 243)

ART 240 Color Photography II (previously ART 239)

ART 241 Large Format Photography (previously ART 240)

ART 242 Alternative Photo Processes

ART 251 Painting II (previously ART 212)

ART 252 Painting III (previously ART 213)

ART 253 Painting IV (previously ART 214)

ART 261 Ceramics II (previously ART 162)

ART 262 Ceramics III (previously ART 261)

ART 263 Ceramics IV (previously ART 262)

ART 275-277 Special Topics

ART 285 Independent Study

ART 286 Independent Study

Astronomy Courses

Automotive Technology Courses

ASE 101 Auto Shop Orientation

ASE 102 Introduction to The Automotive Shop

ASE 103 Auto Maintenance I

ASE 110 Brakes I

ASE 111 Automotive Brake Service II

ASE 120 Basic Automotive Electricity

ASE 122 Automotive Electrical Safety Systems

ASE 123 Starting and Charging Systems

ASE 130 General Engine Diagnosis

ASE 132 Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair

ASE 134 Automotive Fuel and Emissions Systems I

ASE 140 Steering and Suspension I

ASE 141 Suspension and Steering II

ASE 150 Manual Drive Train and Axle Maintenance

ASE 151 Automotive Manual Transmission/Transaxles & Clutches

ASE 152 Manual Transmission, Transaxles and Clutches II

ASE 153 Automotive Drive Axle Overhaul

ASE 154 Manual Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis and Repair

ASE 160 Automotive Engine Repair

ASE 161 Engine Repair & Rebuild

ASE 162 Automotive Engine Service

ASE 210 Automotive Power and ABS Brake Systems

ASE 220 Specialized Electronics Training

ASE 221 Automotive and Diesel Body Electrical

ASE 231 Automotive Computers and Ignitian Systems

ASE 233 Auto Fuel Injection and Emissions Systems II

ASE 235 Driveability & Diagnosis

ASE 236 Advanced Driveability/Diagnosis/Repair

ASE 240 Suspension and Steering III

ASE 250 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Service

ASE 251 Automotive Transmission and Transaxle Repair

ASE 252 Advanced Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles

ASE 264 Introduction Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning

ASE 265 Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

ASE 170 Laboratory Experience I

ASE 171 Laboratory Experience II

ASE 172 Laboratory Experience III

ASE 276 Special Topics

ASE 277 Independent Study

ASE 280 Internship: Basic Electrical and Engine Performance

ASE 281 Internship: Basic Heavy Duty and Power Train

ASE 282 Internship: General (Summer)

ASE 283 Internship: Advanced Electrical and Engine Performance

ASE 284 Internship: Advanced Heavy Duty and Power Train

ASE 285 Independent Study

ASE 287 Cooperative Education

Biology Courses

Business Courses

Business Technologies Courses

Chemistry Courses

College Composition and Reading Courses

Communication Courses

Computer Aided Drafting Courses

Computer Information Systems Courses

Computer Networking Courses

Computer Science Courses

Computer Web-Based Courses

Broadband Technology and Communication Courses

Criminal Justice Courses

Culinary Arts Courses

Early Childhood Education Courses

Economics Courses

Education Courses

Eldercare Courses

Electricity Industrial/Commercial Courses

Electronics Courses

Emergency Medical Services Courses

Engineering Courses

Engineering Graphics Technology Courses

English Courses

Entrepreneurship Courses

Environmental Science Courses

Finance Courses

French Courses

Geography Courses

Geology Courses

German Courses

Health and Wellness Education Courses

Health Information Technology Courses

Health Professions Courses

History Courses

Horticulture Courses

Human Performance and Exercise Courses

Humanities Courses

Interior Design Courses

Investments Courses

Japanese Courses

Journalism Courses

Law Enforcement Academy Courses

Literature Courses

Management Courses

Manufacturing Technologies Courses

Marketing Courses

Mathematics Courses

Medical Laboratory Technology Courses

Medical Office Technology Courses

Meteorology Courses

Mortuary Science Courses

Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

Music Courses

Nurse Aide Courses

Nursing Courses

Occupational Safety Technician Courses

Paralegal Courses

Pharmacy Technician Courses

Philosophy Courses

Physical Education Courses

Physical Therapist Assistant Courses

Physics Courses

Plumbing Courses

Political Science Courses

Psychology Courses

Russian Courses

Science Courses

Sociology Courses

Spanish Courses

Telecommunications Technology Courses

Theater Courses

Community and Workforce Programs

Administrators and Faculty

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