Minor in Outdoor Recreation

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This minor is designed to prepare students for professional opportunities in the field of outdoor recreation including areas such as park management, outdoor programming, and nature-based recreation. Through the use of classroom and experiential settings, students will develop leadership, management, programming and teaching skills needed for the field and their professional careers.

18 Credits Required

Required (12 credits):

REC 239 - Foundations of Outdoor Recreation
REC 241 - Outdoor Adventure Leadership
REC 352 - Park and Recreation Areas
REC 370 - Outdoor Recreation Resource Interpretation

Select remaining credits from courses below (6 credits):

REC 341 - Outdoor Group Management
REC 459 - Adm in of Outdoor Recreation Programs
GEO 265 - Recreation Geography
GEO 270 - Designing Maps
GEO 303 - Principles of Sustainability
GEO 305 - Environmental Economic Geography
GEO 405 - Environmental Justice
GEO 470 - Geographic Field Techniques