2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Outdoor Education, Leadership, and Tourism (B.S.): Adventure Education Concentration - L

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Program Description

The Department offers two concentrations in the baccalaureate program: Adventure Education and Mountain Resort Management. The concentrations require 38-44 credits of core courses, which include content in: leisure history and philosophy; planning and development of programs and services; management principles and practices; research methods and implementation; recreation resource management policy and practice; leadership applications; and computer skills. As a part of the core, students participate in a common outdoor education practicum, as well as sophomore field practicum, research projects, and senior internship experiences specific to their concentration.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, Outdoor Education, Leadership and Tourism majors will be able to:

  1. plan, implement, and evaluate a program to meet diverse leisure needs served by the public and private sectors of the recreation industry
  2. apply appropriate use of current technology for recreation field related problems
  3. conduct research consistent with the scientific methods to objectively solve problems within the recreation profession

Minimum required credits for the program: 62-64

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