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Colorado Mountain College to offer 2 more bachelor’s degrees

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EDWARDS — Two more bachelor’s degrees will be offered through Colorado Mountain College beginning fall semester of 2015, following approvals received this month from the college’s accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission.

The Bachelor of Applied Science in leadership and management will be offered at Colorado Mountain College locations in Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs and Edwards. This degree is what is known as a 2+2 degree, which means that students must first finish an Associate of Applied Science degree in a specific career and technical emphasis from a regionally accredited school with 60 credits minimum before being admitted to the bachelor’s degree program. Students will also need to complete certain lower-division courses before enrolling in more than 15 upper-division courses.

The Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies-elementary education will be offered at Colorado Mountain College locations in Glenwood Springs and Edwards. This is a dual-endorsement program, in both elementary education as well as culturally and linguistically diverse education, to meet the needs of classrooms in the 21st century. To accommodate the extensive in-classroom training that is a signature of this CMC degree, it is designed for students entering as freshmen. As CMC also participates in the statewide transfer program for this degree, up to 60 specifically designated credits may apply to this degree program.

More than 100 associate degrees

These two new degrees join three other bachelor’s degree programs currently offered at the college in business administration, nursing and sustainability studies, as well as more than 100 associate degrees and certificates and hundreds of non-credit and lifelong learning courses.

Information sessions regarding the Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies-elementary education will be held at the following locations:

• Colorado Mountain College in Edwards at 150 Miller Ranch Road from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

• Colorado Mountain College – Glenwood Center at 1402 Blake Avenue from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday.

For more information, go to colorado mtn.edu/programs/bachelor-of-applied-science or coloradomtn.edu/programs/elementary-education- bachelors-degree or call 800-621-8559.