From welding to philosophy, FRCC has a program for you.

Is a bachelor's degree your goal? Our two-year associate degrees (A.A., A.S.) are guaranteed to transfer to four-year public schools in Colorado.

Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester.

Select a campus to see what programs are offered there.  Click on a program name for required classes, contacts, starting salaries, and more.

Elementary Education Degree for Transfer

Offered at: Boulder, Larimer, Westminster, Online

A.A. in Elementary Education

60-62 credits
(2 years)

This degree is designed to provide students with the first two years of a baccalaureate degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education degree for transfer: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered at all campuses and online.

Transfer Options

Students take 41 credits from FRCC that are accepted universally at any state college or university with an Elementary Education degree. The other 19 credits you take at FRCC are unique to your transfer institution, so you need to decide on a target transfer college or university to know what to take. We will work with you to choose the right courses. See course list for other 19 credits.

Annual Teaching Salary

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
Elementary School Teacher* $39,331
*Except special education
Colorado Dept of Labor & Employment (2018)

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Guaranteed Transfer

An A.A. or A.S. degree from FRCC will transfer to all public four-year colleges and universities in Colorado to fulfill most, if not all, general education requirements for Bachelor’s degrees. FRCC offers more than 125 courses in 34 subject areas approved for guaranteed transfer.

Tuition Savings

Our annual tuition and fees are 55 percent less than the average tuition and fees at Colorado's public four-year schools in the Denver-Boulder-Fort Collins metro areas. Completing two years of college at FRCC would save you $12,000! See current tuition rates.

Quality Faculty

We’ve got great teachers. They come to us with great passion for what they do. They make classroom subjects real and exciting.

Personal Attention

At FRCC you won't be lost in the crowd. Our average class size is less than 20 students. You can expect to learn a lot and have a great time doing it in small classes where you get lots of personal interaction.

Comparable Courses

Our courses transfer to four-year colleges because the coursework is the same. You will be taking the same classes as a student in the same major at a four-year school, but within a much smaller class size with direct interaction with your instructor. 

Multiple Locations

We have four convenient locations where classes are offered: Boulder County Campus in Longmont, Larimer Campus in Fort Collins, Westminster Campus and Brighton Center. We also offer more than 350 classes online so you can complete courses on your own schedule.

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