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Associate of Arts: Outdoor Education

Picture of students using their Outdoor Education Emphasis (AA) degree at CMC.The AA Outdoor Education program provides relevant learning experiences and professional-level training to our students. The goal is to prepare students to enter the outdoor and adventure education job markets or to transfer to four-year institutions. The AA Outdoor Emphasis program at CMC consists of 31 credits of Colorado State Guaranteed General Education Transfer Curriculum and is designed to transfer to four-year schools in Colorado. The program strives to be a positive steward of the natural environment and sustainable practices are taught throughout the curriculum. The faculty provide both experience-based and theory-based learning opportunities through the coursework, with an emphasis on student goals, industry-standard practices, and fun.

See the section on Scholarships and Awards  for scholarship opportunities related to this program. This program is offered at the following CMC locations: Breckenridge, Dillon, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs- Spring Valley, Leadville, and Steamboat Springs. For more information, please see Academic Programs at Colorado Mountain College. Not every course is offered at every campus.

Learn more about the Associate of Arts - Outdoor Education Program

General Education Requirements (31 credits)

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Program Requirements (15 credits)

Electives (14 credits)

Total Credits Earned

General Education Requirements (31 credits)
Program Requirements (15 credits)
Electives (14 credits)
Total credits toward Associate of Arts-Outdoor Education Emphasis degree (minimum 60 credits)

This program operates on public lands and rivers with special permits from the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Parks Service, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

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◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

For more information see Degree & Certificate Descriptions & Requirements .