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COLLEGE CREDITS FOR Young Marines. HEAD START TO A COLLEGE EDUCATION. Adams State University in partnership with RTG & Associates. Provides Academic Recognition for Young Marines In the following areas:

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College credits for young marines


FOR Young Marines



Adams state university in partnership with rtg associates
Adams State University in partnership with RTG & Associates

Provides Academic Recognition for Young Marines

In the following areas:

Community Service-Learning, Leadership, Character Education, Citizenship, Personal Financial Management, and History

College credits for young marines

College Credits for Academic Efforts

  • College Credit awarded by Adams State University -

  • state funded public university located in Alamosa, Colorado

  • Up to 21credits awarded towardsASUAssociate’s Degree or transferable to college of choice in all states with consent of gaining institution (18 credits in Young Marines curriculum, and 3 in American History for special Veteran based research project)

  • InitialASU Transcript provided to student automatically –

  • RecognizeYoung Marines educational experiences

  • PrepareYoung Marines for future academic objectives

College credits for young marines


  • Elevates academic recognition

  • Provides competitive college admission status (Possible academic partnership programs with local community/junior colleges)

  • Enhances Young Marines academic resume

  • Lowers net student tuition costs

  • Accelerates college degree completion

  • Reinforces commitment to academic achievement

  • Provides for a motivated Young Marines membership, and attracts high quality new members

College credits for young marines

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  • 18 of 28 credits to choose from (11 courses identified)

  • Regionally Accredited

  • Tuition only $60 per credit

  • (no fees)

College credits at adams state university
COLLEGE CREDITS at AdamsState University

College credits for young marines

Academic Leadership Courses


Health, Wellness and Physical Fitness - LEAD 130 2 credits

Community Service Learning, ‘An American Ethic’ – LEAD 138 2 credits *

Personal Financial Management - LEAD 122 2 credits *

Character Education - LEAD 124 2 credits *

Citizenship - HGP 179 3 credits

Basic Leadership Experiences (Jr Yr) - LEAD 136 3 credits

College Options - LEAD 179 1 credit

American Defense Policies and Leadership (Sr Yr) - LEAD 128 3 credits

Military Historical Staff Ride – LEAD 134 3 credits

0PTIONAL Additional/Substitute COURSE LISTING:

American History and Its Veterans: 1890 through Today 3 credits

American Veterans-Profiles in Leadership 3 credits *

College Options - LEAD 179 3 credits

Note: * Has 12-15 hr Community Service Learning Education Project

College credits for young marines

  • Core courses graded by Regt Staff/Mentors

  • Optional courses graded by ASU/RTG Faculty

  • American History (has special grading requirements – read syllabus for additional info

    • H.S. History Teacher or Guidance Counselor sign.)

  • Regimental choice from 18 of 28 credits provided

  • HIST 179 course – special credits, not part of 18 credits regimental option

College credits for young marines

Regimental Cadre/Mentors DECIDE how to map the courses to fit their local curriculum

Easy as




EASY AS . . .


  • Anytime after completing a course, registers thru RTG website and pays Adam State University

  • Registration quick and easy with ASU

  • ASU always open

  • Successful former Young Marines always eligible for enrollment with consent of Cadre/Mentor


  • Reviews grade report and submits grades for college credit to

  • Adam State University

  • Free transcript provided automatically

  • Additional transcripts available upon request


  • Emails student grade report to

  • ASU professor of record

  • On RTG Form

  • All students on one grade report

  • Instructor signed

  • and dated

College credits for young marines

Funding Options for Young Marines

Business Leaders Support

Military Staff Rides

Civic Leaders Sponsor

Citizenship Courses

Banks/Credit Unions Support

“Personal Finance” (NEFE) Courses

Churches Sponsor

Character Education Courses

Alumni Networks

Community Fundraising

Partnership with

Marine Corps League

Local Area, State & National Grants – Scholarships


“RTG & Associate’s Leadership Credits Program is invaluable!”

“Many of our college bound cadets are interested or already registered.”

“…nothing but positive responses from parents.”

“…adds an extra dimension to our JROTC program. “

“…helping students prepare for their future.”

“Thank you for all of your help and for giving these students a head start.”

Terry L. Webster, Lt. Col, USAF (retired)

Senior Aerospace Science Instructor

March, 2010

Contact us

Kenneth Denman



Bob Greene


Tel: 303-840-3063

for now:

“Official Website available on/after 1 April 2013”