College of Commissioner Science

The Montana Council offers the College of Commissioner Science (CCS) training three times a year throughout the state.

Programs Offered:

Bachelor Degree of Commissioner Science

For registered Commissioners and those planning to become a member of the Commissioner’s Staff.

Requirement: Completion of a minimum of seven courses of instruction being offered (at least five of the courses at the Bachelor’s program level).

Performance: Approved by the Dean of the Montana Council College of Commissioner Science (CCS)  and the Dean of the School of Bachelor of Science.

Bachelor Degree of Roundtable Science

For Commissioners registered as part of the Roundtable Team (especially ADC Roundtable, Roundtable Commissioners), and those planning to become a member of the Roundtable Team.

Requirement: Completion of a minimum of seven courses of instruction being offered (at least five of the courses at the Roundtable Bachelor’s program level).

Performance: Approved by the Dean of the Montana Council CCS, and the Dean of the School of Bachelor of Roundtable Science.

Master’s Degree of Commissioner Science

Prerequisite: Currently a Registered Commissioner; Completion of the Bachelor of Commissioner Science Degree; and, earned the Arrowhead Honor.

Requirement: Completion of seven additional courses of instruction (total of 14), at least seven of the courses at the Master’s level.

Performance: Approved by the Dean of the Montana Council CCS, and faculty headed by the Dean of the School of Master of Science.

Master’s Degree of Roundtable Science

Prerequisite: Currently a Commissioner registered as part of the Roundtable Team (ADC and/or Roundtable Commissioner); Completion of the Bachelor of Roundtable Science Degree; earned the Arrowhead Honor.

Requirement: Completion of seven additional courses of instruction (total of 14), at least five of the courses at the Master’s of Roundtable level.

Performance: Approved by the Dean of the Montana Council CCS, and the Dean of the School of Master of Roundtable Science.

Doctor of Commissioner Science

Prerequisite: Currently a registered commissioner; Completion of the Master of Commissioner Science Degree; and, have been awarded the Commissioner’s Key.

Requirement: Completion of ten additional courses of instruction (total 24).  At least five of the courses must be at the Doctor’s program level. Courses may not have previously been counted toward other college degrees.  Completion of a thesis or research project on any topic that is of value to Scouting in the Montana Council.  The Dean of the College, Dean of the Doctor’s program and the Staff Advisor must approve topic and final paper.

Performance: Serve on the College of Commissioner Science faculty as an instructor or a support staff member for at least one year (Montana Council offers 3 colleges each year).  Approved by the Dean of the College, the Council Commissioner, and the Council Executive.

Certificate of Achievement in District Commissioner Studies

District and Assistant District Commissioners and those interested in the duties of the District Commissioner.

Requirement: Completion of the program of courses of instruction being offered.

Performance: Approved by the Dean of the Montana Council CCS, and faculty headed by the Dean of the School of District Commissioner Studies.

Certificate of Achievement in Postgraduate Studies

This certificate may be earned as often as a participant desires (whether or not they have complete the Doctor’s Degree).   Check the Registration Information to see which Postgraduate Courses will be offered at that CCS.

Prerequisites: Currently a registered Commissioner; Completion of a Master Degree.

Requirement: Completion of any seven additional courses of instruction.

Performance: Approved by the Dean of the Montana Council CCS, and faculty headed by the Dean of the School of Postrgaduate Studies.

Tuition ($20 +/-) covers course materials, lunch, snacks, and recognition.  See specific CCS information package for fees for that college.    Pre-registration is highly recommended to avoid cancellation of classes.

TRAINING SCHEDULE

NEXT College Offering:

Saturday, November 2, 2019 in Great Falls, Montana

Registration Information

Registration Form

FUTURE College Offerings:

March 7, 2020    Location TBD