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					         Career & Technical Degrees and Certificates
                                                                        Ski & Snowboard Business
Associate of Applied Science: Ski and Snowboard Business                 Advised Electives (18 credits)
As the snow-sports industry has grown, so has the need for techni-       											 A ACC 121 Accounting Principles I                       4
cally trained professionals with strong leadership, management, and      											 A ACC 122 Accounting Principles II                      4
communication skills. The Ski & Snowboard Business program was           											 A BUS 216 Legal Environment of Business                 3
designed with help from Billy Kidd, former Olympic medalist and
                                                                         											 A CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications               3
World Cup champion. Kidd and others who are deeply involved in
today’s snow-sports industry developed the program to offer careers      												 CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts                        3
in specialized retail and wholesale businesses which supply ski and      											 L ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics                  3
snowboarding clothing and equipment. Snow-sports related careers         											 L ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics                  3
include retailing, manufacturing, marketing and sales. Additionally,     												 HOS 215 Training and Development                       3
Colorado Mountain College and Western State College have signed          												 MGD 102 Introduction to Multimedia                     3
an agreement that allows students in the Ski and Snowboard Business      												 SkB 105 History of Skiing                              1
degree to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in      												 SkB 118 Snow Sports Promotions                         1
Marketing. Please consult with your advisor about requirements for       												 SkB 187 Work Experience                              3-6
this option.                                                             												 Foreign Language                                       5
                                                                         												 Advised General Education Elective                  3-18
Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in reading, writ-
                                                                         												 Advised Elective (SkB, HOS, GCM,OUT, SAO, PED, FVM) 3-18
ing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this degree.
                                                                         Minimum Credit Hours Required                                     60
Skills in these areas may affect the sequence in which you can enroll
and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For      Minimum Contact Hours Required                          1012.5-1155
more details, please see the Academic Placement and Testing section.
                                                                         Certificate: Ski & Snowboard Shop Technician These certificates
Graduates of the program will receive an Associate of Applied Science    provide the student an opportunity to gain the skills necessary to find
Degree in Ski & Snowboard Business. Your advisor will help you           entry level employment in a retail ski and snowboard shop.
develop a schedule that meets your academic needs.
                                                                         This curriculum includes many of the courses included in the Associ-
The Ski & Snowboard Business Degree is offered at Steamboat              ate of Applied Science degree in Ski and Snowboard Business and
Springs. See the Master Course Listing for more information about        credits may be applied toward that degree.
Ski & Snowboard Business courses.
                                                                         Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in reading,
General Education & Business Requirements (21 credits)                   writing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this
                                                                         program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence in which you
											 A   BUS 115 Introduction to Business                     3
                                                                         can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this
											 A   BUS 217 Business Communication & Report Writing      3
                                                                         program. For more details, please see the Academic Placement and
											 A   BUS 226 Business Statistics                          3
                                                                         Testing section.
											 L   ENG 121 English Composition I                        3
											 A   COM 115 Public Speaking                              3   Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational
											 A   COM 125 Interpersonal Communication                  3   Proficiency in Ski and Snowboard Retail and Repair Technician I or II.
												    Advised General Education Elective                   3
                                                                    21   Your advisor will help you develop a schedule that meets your needs.
Program Requirements (21 credits)
                                                                         The Ski and Snowboard Certificates are offered at Steamboat Springs.
												    SkB 117 Ski & Snowboard Retailing and Sales         3    See the Course Description section for more information on Ski and
												    SkB 130 Accelerated Boot Fitting                    3
                                                                         Snowboard Business courses.
           OR
												    SkB 110 Boot Fitting I                            (2)
         AND                                                             Certificate I - Retail and Repair Shop Technician I
												    SkB 111 Boot Fitting II                           (1)
                                                                         												 SkB 110 Introduction to Boot Fitting                  2
												    SkB 140 Accelerated Ski & Board Tuning              3
                                                                         												 SkB 120 Introduction to Ski & Board Repair & Tuning   2
           OR
												    SkB 120 Ski & Board Repair & Tuning I             (2)    												 SkB 210 Ski & Board Product Design                    3
         AND                                                             												 SkB 220 Snow Sports Retail & Wholesale                3
												    SkB 121   Ski & Board Repair & Tuning II          (2)    Minimum Credit Hours Required                                     10
												    SkB 210   Ski & Board Product Design                3    Minimum Contact Hours Required                                 172.5
												    SkB 216   Ski & Snowboard Marketing and Media       3
												    SkB 220   Snow Sports Retail & Wholesale            3
                                                                         Certificate II - Retail and Repair Shop Technician II
												    SkB 229   Integrated Portfolio & Capstone           3
                                                                   21    												 SkB 111 Boot Fitting II                                  1
                                                                         												 SkB 118 Snowsports Promotions                            1
                                                                         												 SkB 121 Ski & Board Repair & Tuning II                   2
                                                                         												 SkB 187 Work Experience                                  3
                                                                         Minimum Credit Hours Required                                         7
                                                                         Minimum Contact Hours Required                                      225



 112. 11-12 Colorado Mountain College Catalog A Applies to CMC AA|AS Degree   L State Guaranteed Transfer Course   www.coloradomtn.edu/advising
         Career & Technical Degrees and Certificates
                                                                         Ski & Snowboard Business
Certificate: Professional Ski and Snowboard Guide This cer-                 Certificate: Ski and Snowboard Marketing Media Manager This
tificate provides the student an opportunity to gain the skills and         certificate provides the student an opportunity to gain the skills
knowledge necessary to find employment as a ski/snowboard guide             necessary to find entry-level employment in a marketing department
in a snow-cat guided skiing operation, heli-skiing operation, or other      within an action sports manufacturing company, shop, or ski resort
backcountry and hut-to-hut ski/snowboarding operation.                      area.

The program includes courses that will improve your technical               The curriculum includes many courses included in the Associate of
knowledge of backcountry skiing or snowboarding. It emphasizes              Applied Science of Ski and Snowboard Business and courses may be
the interaction with clients and the natural environment and exposes        applied toward that degree.
students to the aspects of running a small business.
                                                                            Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in read-
The curriculum includes a blend of Ski and Snowboard Business               ing, writing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this
classes and Outdoor Education courses. Credits earned during the            certificate. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in
completion of the certificate can be applied to the Associate of Ap-        which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to
plied Science degree in Ski and Snowboard Business.                         complete this program. For more details see the Academic Placement
                                                                            and Testing section.
Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational
Proficiency in Professional Ski and Snowboard Guide.                        Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational
                                                                            Proficiency in Ski and Snowboard Marketing Media Manager.
The Professional Ski and Snowboard Guide certificate is offered at
Steamboat Springs. The courses are described in the Course Descrip-         The Ski and Snowboard Marketing Media Manager certificate is of-
tion section. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of         fered at Steamboat Springs. The courses are described in the Course
courses.                                                                    Description section. Please see your advisor for a recommended
                                                                            sequence of courses.
												 HWE 129 Wilderness First Responder                      4
												 PER 152 Avalanche Safety I                              1      												 FVM 130 Introduction to Digital Video                     1
												 PER 154 Avalanche Safety II                             2      												 FVM 150 Development of Film Expression                    3
												 PSY 211 Leadership Development                          3      												 FVM 164 Introduction to Digital Editing                   3
												 SkB 124 Introduction to Ski Guiding                     3      												 FVM 250 Writing for Broadcast Media                       3
												 SkB 230 The Business of Ski Guiding                     3      												 SkB 216 Ski & Snowboard Marketing and Media               3




                                                                                                                                                       Programs of Study
Minimum Credit Hours Required                                       16      Minimum Credit Hours Required                                         13
Minimum Contact Hours Required                                   322.5      Minimum Contact Hours Required                                       195




  www.coloradomtn.edu/advising    L State Guaranteed Transfer Course   A Applies to CMC AA|AS Degree   11-12 Colorado Mountain College Catalog 113.

				
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