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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor's Degrees


Bachelor of Arts  (Sustainability Studies)

Bachelor of Science (Business Administration)

 

Bachelor of Arts Degrees


The Bachelor of Arts degree program offers a liberal arts education that includes the Colorado State Guaranteed General Education Curriculum. This curriculum includes 31 credits minimum of general education classes across five content areas, plus 3 credits of communication. These are the same basic general education requirements in our Associate of Arts  degree program at Colorado Mountain College. Some specific degree programs may have additional general education requirements (consult an adviser or the catalog for more information).


The Bachelor of Arts degree is designed to offer a variety of students from diverse backgrounds and academic interests the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree. Students who have earned their associate’s degree at CMC, or other community colleges in Colorado, will have an easier pathway to complete their bachelor’s degree program because they will have already met several degree requirements such as the speech communications requirement and certain general education prerequisites that are important for student success.


To be accepted in the Bachelor of Arts degree program a student must have 1) completed 45 college-level semester credit hours, and  2) must be in good standing with the last institution attended, including CMC, with a minimum 2.30 cumulative grade-point average.  Applicants who do not meet the minimum credit hour or grade point average requirement may be reviewed by the CMC Admissions Committee under the state transfer window exception.


The prerequisite pathway under the 2012/13 catalog for the Bachelor of Arts degree includes these elements: 1) a college degree from an accredited institution before a student can enroll in more than 15 upper-division credits at CMC; 2) course prerequisites must be completed before a student can enroll in upper-division courses; 3) for transfer credit, upper-division course requirements must be earned through an accredited four-year program as upper-division coursework; 4) if an approved emphasis area or concentration is pursued, all requirements for that emphasis or concentration must be completed prior to awarding the degree; and 5) specific courses that fulfill the general education requirements may be stipulated by the specific bachelor’s degree program. Students are encouraged to seek advising on meeting course prerequisites and other degree requirements.

Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies (BASS) 


Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires taking at least 120 credits from among general education courses and specific core degree requirements and program electives as per the Colorado Department of Higher Education guidelines. Students who have earned an AA or AS degree and earned a C or better in all courses shall be fully considered for admission into the BA program.  Under the state transfer guidelines for AA and AS degrees, if offered admission, you will enter with a junior standing and will be required to take 60 more credits to earn your bachelor’s degree. (Students articulating from an AGS or AAS program will probably need more than 60 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree.) Students who do not fully complete AA or AS degree requirements will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis and may lose transfer credits depending on their previous course of studies. Therefore, students from other colleges are best advised to complete their associate’s degree from their home institution. Individual courses may transfer and count towards specific degree requirements for a four-year degree, but the transferable courses are limited to the course equivalents of the courses specified in the curricula of the four-year degree program.


See the section on scholarships  for opportunities related to earning bachelor’s degrees. The Bachelor of Arts degree is offered throughout the CMC district but not every course is offered on every campus. Check the campus schedule of classes to find appropriate course offerings.
 

 

Bachelor of Science Degrees


The Bachelor of Science degree program is designed to provide four-year degrees in the areas of business, technology, mathematics, sciences, and engineering, but also includes the Colorado State Guaranteed General Education Curriculum. This curriculum includes 31 credits minimum of general education classes across five content areas, plus 3 credits of communication. These are the same basic general education requirements in our Associate of Science  degree program at Colorado Mountain College. Some specific degree programs may have additional general education requirements (consult an adviser or the catalog for more information).


The Bachelor of Science degree is designed to offer a variety of students from diverse backgrounds and academic interests the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree. Students who have earned their associate’s degree at CMC, or other community colleges in Colorado, will have an easier pathway to complete their bachelor’s degree program because they will have already met several degree requirements such as the speech communications requirement and certain general education prerequisites that are important for student success.


To be accepted in the Bachelor of Science degree program a student must have 1) completed 45 college-level semester credit hours, and 2) must be in good standing with the last institution attended, including CMC, with a minimum 2.30 cumulative grade-point average.  Applicants who do not meet the minimum credit hour or grade point average requirement may be reviewed by the CMC Admissions Committee under the state transfer window exception.


The prerequisite pathway under the 2012/13 catalog for the Bachelor of Science degree includes these elements: 1) a college degree (associate’s or bachelor’s) is required before a student can enroll in more than 15 upper-division credits at CMC; 2) course prerequisites must be completed before a student can enroll in upper-division courses; 3) for transfer credit, upper-division course requirements must be earned through an accredited four-year program as upper-division coursework; 4) if an approved emphasis area or concentration is pursued, all requirements for that emphasis or concentration must be completed prior to awarding of the degree; and 5) specific courses that fulfill the general education requirements may be stipulated by the specific bachelor’s degree program. Students are encouraged to seek advising on meeting course prerequisites and other degree requirements.


Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements


The Bachelor of Science degree requires taking at least 120 credits from among general education courses and specific core degree requirements and program electives as per the Colorado Department of Higher Education guidelines. Students who have earned an AA or AS degree and earned a C or better in all courses shall be fully considered for admission into the BS program. Under the state transfer guidelines for AA and AS degrees, if offered admission, you will enter with a junior standing and will be required to take 60 or more credits to earn your bachelor’s degree. (Students matriculating from an AGS or AAS program will probably need more than 60 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree.) Students who do not fully complete AA or AS degree requirements will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis and may lose transfer credits depending on their previous course of studies. Therefore, students from other colleges are best advised to complete their associate’s degree from their home institution. Individual courses may transfer and count towards specific degree requirements for a four-year degree, but the transferable courses are limited to the course equivalents of the courses specified in the curricula of the four-year degree program.


See the section on scholarships  for opportunities related to earning bachelor’s degrees. The Bachelor of Science degree is offered throughout the CMC district but not every course is offered on every campus. Check the campus schedule of classes to find appropriate course offerings.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) 
 

 

Programs

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science