Sep 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fermentation Sciences Transfer Major AS - Academic Plan

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The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Course Availability

Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Arts / Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 (2 courses) 6 No Yes Yes Yes
BIO 1111  - General College Biology I with Lab: GT-SC1* 5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
CHE 1011  - Introduction to Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1* 5 No Yes Yes Yes
COM 1150  - Public Speaking* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  -English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022  - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
History GT-HI1 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1340  - College Algebra: GT-MA1* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
SOC 1001  - Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Social / Behavioral Science GT-SS1-SS2 3 No Yes Yes Yes


Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
BIO 2108   - General College Microbiology 5 No No Yes No
CIS 1015  - Introduction to Computer Information Systems OR
CIS 1018  - Introduction to PC Applications
3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 1 No Yes Yes Yes
FER 1001  - Craft Beer Brewing* 4 No Yes No No
FER 2003  - Fermented Food Sciences* 4 No No Yes No
PHY 1111  - Physics: Algebra-Based I with Lab: GT-SC1* 5 Yes Yes Yes No


Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate aptitude with scientific research methods. As such, they will be able to apply scientific principles to a research project, analyze experimental results, and draw reasonable conclusions from data.
  • Synthesize knowledge of key scientific fermentation principles across various applications.
  • Identify main biological and chemical inputs and products for diverse fermentation processes.
  • Apply knowledge of fermentation biochemistry to analyze new situations.
  • Integrate biological and chemical processes to the stability and quality of fermented foods.
  • Describe the brewing process and explain key factors influencing beer maturation, quality, and contamination.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)

Year 2: Summer

Year 3: Spring

CIS Course

Choose One Course

~Recommended CIS Course(s)~

Elective Course

Choose One Course

~Recommended Elective Course(s)~


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Electives: Select any Guaranteed Transfer course or any of the following (excluding Special Topics, Independent Study, Capstone, and Internships): AAA 1001 , AAA 1009 , AST (1000 or higher), BIO (1000 or higher), CHE (1000 or higher), CIS 1018 , CSC 1019 , CSC 1026 , CSC 1060 , CSC 1061 , CSC 2065 , CSC 2000 , CSC 2025 , CSC 2033 , CSC 2036 , CSC 2040 , EGG (1000 or higher), any Foreign Language courses (including ASL) numbered 1011 or higher, HNR 1000 , HNR 2089 , HWE 1050 , HWE 1062 , HWE 1065 , MAT 1340  (or higher, except MAT 1220  / MAT 1230 ), or PHI 1011  (or higher).
  • Follow the Recommended Course Sequence on the following pages of this document.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office ( or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education website has additional information about this statewide agreement.

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