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Outdoor Education Program at the Spring Valley Campus
Students in the Outdoor Education program practice leadership, critical thinking and decision making skills amid the outdoor ‘classroom’ of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, rivers and deserts.
The Outdoor Education associate degree emphasis at Spring Valley blends coursework in the natural sciences, humanities, recreation and environmental awareness to provide a solid educational background you can build on.
The AA Outdoor Emphasis program provides relevant learning experiences and professional-level training to our students. Students in the Outdoor Education program practice leadership, critical thinking and decision making skills amid the outdoor ‘classroom’ of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Ski the backcountry, raft through sculpted canyons, or climb a granite face while acquiring important career skills.
Graduates of the Outdoor Education program are well prepared for work in resort, or community outdoor recreation programs, as outdoor guides, and for positions with federal agencies or the military.
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.
Please see the Colorado Mountain College Outdoor Education photos taken by staff and students on their adventures in some of the world's most beautiful scenery. The college uses the Colorado Rocky Mountains and the desert southwest for its classrooms.
The Spring Valley Campus is also home of the Experiential Development Program offering customized training for business, school, student and conference groups.