Extended Studies Instructor Information

Would you like to teach a course through Extended Studies at Western State Colorado University?

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Extended Studies offers a wide variety of courses throughout the year, ranging from writing, to Yoga, to computers, to business and professional classes. Fall courses begin in September and spring courses begin in February. In the summer, courses are part of the Summer Teacher Institute.

For information about how to set up an Extended Studies course, refer to "Extended Studies How Tos," which will answer many of your questions.

NONCREDIT COURSES, WEDNESDAYS AT WESTERN, FALL AND SPRING CATALOGS

If you would like to teach a noncredit course in the fall or the spring, please submit your course proposal using the "New Course Proposal" form. Return this completed form to Dana M. Miller, assistant director of Extended Studies, by email to dmmiller@western.edu. Please email Dana to discuss new community interest course ideas. In addition to the form, be sure to include your resume and transcript and/or any certifications that will show your qualifications for subject matter. Instructors who have already had a course approved and would like to offer it again may use the "Repeat Course Form." 

Please make sure your forms are complete with all requested information and attachments or catalog inclusion is not guaranteed.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Courses by non-Western faculty to who desire to offer undergraduate credit to current Western students are not available for new set up through Extended Studies.

500 LEVEL GRADUATE, SUMMER TEACHER INSTITUTE, INTERNATIONAL AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS COURSES

If you would like to teach a 500-level non-degree seeking graduate level course or offer an off-campus undergraduate course for credit, please email Erica Boucher, director of Extended Studies to discuss your course and for more information. Erica can be reached at eboucher@western.edu. You may  submit your graduate level course proposal using the "Graduate Credit Course Proposal" form. For undergraduate level off-campus courses, please use the "Special Programs Course Proposal" form.

If you would like to discuss a new course idea in person, please send us an email message with a brief description of what you would like to teach and we can set up a time to meet to find if it will be a good fit. We look forward to hearing from you!