Colorful Colorado: Problems and Promises in the Great Outdoors
Colorado College enjoys some of the best access to outdoor recreation and education opportunities. With that access comes responsibility for stewardship and sustainability, but also for equal opportunity and equity creation. Students in the Bridge Scholars Program tackle these issues head on, both in class and in the field.
About the Block Plan
The Idea of Liberal Arts Education in Philosophy, Politics, Literature and Film
Get acquainted with the historical origins and development of the liberal arts, the development of the American liberal arts college, including the history of Colorado College. Examine classical and modern documents on the idea of liberal arts education and contemporary arguments about the future of the liberal arts.
The Southwest: An Introduction
Experience an interdisciplinary and multicultural introduction to the Greater Southwest! The physical settings, histories, peoples, cultures, conflicting ethnic demands, and common problems are shown through anthropological, artistic, geographical, historical, and literary approaches.
Emotion and Meaning in Music
Why do you like your favorite music? Answering this question is not always easy because individual preference emerges from both the effect of the music on your emotions as well as the appeal of specific compositional aspects. In this course, explore the creation and meaning of music from Bach to the Beatles.
Colorado College recognizes and honors the original inhabitants who first settled in the area and who called the nearby highest mountain “Tava,” the original name given by the Ute people to what is now known as Pikes Peak. At CC, we respect all peoples and strive to grow as a unique and welcoming community.