Applied Outdoor Leadership Minor
The applied outdoor leadership minor is for students most interested in working in the backcountry or in a more technical discipline. There are a number of elective class options to choose from in order to pursue your specific area of interest. The elective courses should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor in order to maximize their benefit to your major.
NOTE: The applied outdoor leadership minor requires you to participate in an off-campus immersion semester that does not allow you to take other classes during this time.
Outdoor Leadership Applied Minor Requirements
The outdoor leadership applied minor is for students interested in working in guiding, instructing, outdoor adventure tourism, and park ranger fields.
|Complete all of the following. 12 credits|
|OL 205||Outdoor Leadership Theory||2 credits|
|OL 206||Outdoor Leadership Practice||2 credits|
|OL 107||Wilderness First Responder||2 credits|
|OL 399*||Immersion Semester||0 credits|
|OL 330*||Expedition Behavior||2 credits|
|OL 260*||Intro to Mountaineering||2 credits|
|OL 360*||Fundamentals of Alpinism||2 credits|
|Complete one of the following methods sequences (during immersion semester). 8 credits|
|OL 158*||Intro to Rock Climbing||2 credits|
|OL 358*||Sport Climbing Instructor||4 credits|
|OL 159*||Intro to Paddle Sports||2 credits|
|OLD 359*||Fundamentals of Whitewater||4 credits|
* These courses take place during the immersion semester