Pathway Days

Westminster Campus

Wondering if FRCC is the Right College for You?

We invite you to visit the FRCC Westminster Campus for our Pathway Days! The Pathway Day events are focused around exploration within our six Career and Academic Community pathways. At each event, the attendees will explore potential college and career pathways through:

  • Program specific faculty led sessions with activities/demonstrations
  • Program specific classroom/lab space tours
  • A Campus Resource Fair
  • A Transfer Fair with representatives from:
    • MSU-Denver, CSU, UNC, CU Boulder, UCCS, DU, CU Denver, Regis Univ, UCCS, CO School of Mines, etc.

Prospective students, concurrent enrollment students, and current FRCC students are welcome to attend!

Teachers / Counselors: If you are thinking about organizing field trips to attend one or more of the Pathway Day events, please contact Janelle Bonavida for a group registration form and for any inquiries about transportation (busing) assistance.

Upcoming Pathway Days:

Please check back this summer for 2020-2021 Pathway Day information!

The Math & Science Career and Academic Community Pathway prepares students forMath & Science Community Icon transfer to a four-year school majoring in biology, chemistry, pre-engineering, geology, geography, horticulture, math, or physics. Students learn mathematical and scientific principles to develop sound reasoning, problem solving, and critical thinking skills. Students in this community study in state-of-the-art labs, including a cadaver lab, instrument facility, and observatory. Students in this community are engaged in valuable STEM content analysis taught subject matter experts—approximately 40 percent of our science faculty hold a Ph.D. in their respective fields.

Session topics include:

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Biology & Health Professions
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Geoscience
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Science & Meteorology
  • Pre-Engineering (Engineering Transfer Agreements)
  • Geography & Geographic Information Systems
  • Horticulture & Landscape Design

Please check back this summer for 2020-2021 Pathway Day information!

The Health Sciences & Wellness Career and Academic Community Pathway trainsHealth Sciences & Wellness Community Icon students to meet the growing demands for qualified health-care professionals—including EMTs, medical assistants, pharmacy technicians, nurses, health information technologists, phlebotomists, nurse aids (CNA), surgical technologists, and more. In this community, students acquire hands-on lab experiences, classroom instruction, and clinical practices with patients at local health-care facilities.  Students receive the highest level of skills and training in each health profession to meet the needs for our ever expanding and changing health-care careers. This career and academic community also includes health and wellness classes, such as human nutrition, dance, weight training, yoga, or meditation and mindfulness.

Session topics include:

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMT)
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nurse Aide (CNA)
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Surgical Technology
  • Medical Coding
  • Health and Wellness

Please check back this summer for 2020-2021 Pathway Day information!

The Liberal Arts, Communication & Design Career and Academic Community PathwayLiberal Arts, Communication & Design Community Icon prepares students majoring in art/art history, communications, English, music, Spanish, philosophy, French, or theatre for transfer to a four-year school. This community also includes certificates and degrees in graphic design, video production, web design, digital animation, music and sound/audio production, American Sign Language interpreter, and more. These programs foster students’ understanding of themselves and the world through mastery of language, communication, critical thinking, and artistic expression.

Session topics include:

  • Art: Art History and Studio Art
  • English (Literature and Composition)
  • Communication
  • World Languages
  • Theater
  • Philosophy
  • American Sign Language & ASL-English Interpreter Training
  • Multimedia Technology: Digital Animation, Graphic Design, Video Production, and Web Design
  • Music and Music Recording Arts Technology
  • Humanities: Mythology, Film and Early to the Modern World
  • FRCC Writing Club & HOWL Literary Magazine

Please check back this summer for 2020-2021 Pathway Day information!

The Social Sciences, Education & Public Service Career and Academic CommunitySocial Science, Education & Public Service Community Icon Pathway prepares students to transfer to a four-year school majoring in anthropology, criminal justice, economics, education, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology. Students can also complete degrees and certificates designed to quickly advance them into a career as an early childhood educator, para-educator, public safety dispatcher, or paralegal. In these programs, students focus on critical thinking, writing, collaboration, research analysis, observation and reflection, and appreciation of the rich diversity of the world.

Session topics include:

  • Criminal Justice & Public Safety Dispatch
  • Early Childhood Education & Elementary Education
  • Economics
  • History
  • Paralegal
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Women’s Studies

Please check back this summer for 2020-2021 Pathway Day information!

The Manufacturing, Automotive, Construction & Design Technologies Career and AcademicManufacturing, Automotive, Construction & Design Technologies Community Icon Community Pathway provides hands-on, practical education for students interested in technical careers, such as automotive technicians, machinists, optics technicians, architectural drafters, and computer-aided drafting and design (CAD). Students in this community receive classroom instruction combined with hands-on lab experiences working on the most current equipment and technology. With a degree or certificate, students will find employment opportunities in various industries including aerospace, construction, medical equipment, architectural drafting, engineering, various automotive industries, and beyond.

Session topics include:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Computer-Aided Drafting & Design (CAD)
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Machining
  • Optics Technology

Please check back this summer for 2020-2021 Pathway Day information!

The Business & Information Technology Career and Academic Community PathwayBusiness & Information Community Icon prepares you for a career in accounting, business, project management, logistics, computer information systems, web development, hotel operations, and more. Members of our faculty have or still work in these fields and bring real-world experience to the classroom. Whether you want to pursue career in business, marketing, cloud computing, cybersecurity, networking technician, etc., FRCC’s degrees and certificates will give you marketable skills to help you grasp the big picture of business, information technology, and computer science, and prepare you for rewarding career and/or further study at a four-year school.

Session topics include:

  • Accounting
  • Business & Logistics: International Business, Marketing, Management, Logistics, and Small Business Operations, and Project Management
  • Computer Information Systems: Database Administration, Programming, Applications Specialist, and Web Developer
  • Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing & Virtualization, and Server Administration

Please check back this summer for 2020-2021 Pathway Day information!
Questions?

Contact

Janelle Bonavida

Admissions and Outreach Representative
(303) 404- 5295