Early College

Adams State's Early College Program provides high school students with options to start college early. High school freshmen through seniors who are ready for college-level courses can take the Early College online classes at their convenience each semester.

Some school districts may reimburse high school students for Early College tuition. Both Guaranteed Transfer (GT) and Developmental Courses are available.

High school students who complete 15 or more credits through Early College, College@HS and/or High School Concurrent can earn a $1000 scholarship at Adams State!

Application Requirements

Courses for Spring 2016:  

Registration opens December 7, 2015, and the courses begin on January 19, 2016

  • ECON 201 - Economics in Today's Society  (GT-SS1) – 3 credits 
  • ENG 101 – Communication Arts I (GT-CO1) – 3 credits 
  • ENG 102 – Communications Arts II (GT-CO2) – 3 credits 
  • HGP 110 – Development of Civilization to 1500  (GT-HI1) – 3 credits 
  • HGP 111 - Development of Civilization from 1500 - Present  (GT-HI1) – 3 credits 
  • MATH 097 – Basic Algebra Skills  – 3 credits 
  • MATH 099 – Intermediate Algebra  – 3 credits 
  • MATH 104 - Finite Mathematics  (GT-MA1) – 3 credits 
  • MUS 100 – Introduction to Music Literature  (GT-AH1) – 3 credits
  • PHIL 201 - Introduction to Philosophy (GT-AH3) - 3 credits
  • POLS 291 – American Government (GT-SS1) – 3 credits

There may be online proctored exams for any of the above courses that require additional payment, a web camera, and a microphone. Please check the course syllabus for more information.