ASU Mobile Program Overview

Accreditation and Quality

  • Higher learning commission (HLC) of North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
  • All courses taught by Adams State University instructors or approved clinical faculty

Components

  • Initial licensure: Interdisciplinary Studies major / Literacy Emphasis with Elementary Education licensure

  • Cohort model: Students enrolled in fall semester progress through ASU Teacher Education - REAP program simultaneously, completed in a continuous 5-semester pre-determined sequence of professional education courses

  • Interactive delivery methods:
    • Majority of learning is online/asynchronous (at your own pace/time)
    • Minimal travel required, as deemed applicable per course/Instructor requirement (Minimal travel required)
    • Mandatory Orientation in Alamosa at the Adams State University Campus 3rd weekend in July each year. (Includes participation in necessary eligibility requirements to begin program)

  • Overseen by the Teacher Education Department and aligned with ASU on-campus program for Elementary Teacher Preparation

Admission

  • Evaluation of transcripts by the ASU Transfer Coordinator with follow up advisement. Includes evaluation of core requirements and program degree plan
  • Cumulative and semester GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Complete ASU admission packet including official transcripts from any and all colleges previously attended and be accepted to ASU by June 1st
  • Must complete General Studies and all prerequisite courses by end of fall semester in which you begin the program
  • Must complete Background check for Colorado Department of Education. CDE must show this requirement as met to comply and proceed with program
  • Program Cohorts begin fall semester of each year
  • Submit ASU Mobile Elementary admission application to the Teacher Education Department by June 20th and successfully complete all admission requirements during the July orientation
  • Students must pass the PLACE/Praxis II elementary content area exam. Scores must be received by ASU Teacher Education no later than the 7th week of the Fall or Spring semester prior to each student teaching semester or students will not be placed for student teaching.

Student Services

  • Free Unofficial transcript evaluation through the records office
  • Advising for admission and planning
  • Advising on Financial Aid through the financial aid office
  • Friendly, consistent customer service