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2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Outdoor Adventure Leadership (OAL), BA or BS

(74-80 credits)

The outdoor adventure leadership major is designed from an integrative perspective offering comprehensive coursework in outdoor leadership, outdoor recreation management, adventure planning, tourism, risk management, stewardship, conservation, and preservation. The curriculum helps prepare students for a variety of certification opportunities in the outdoor recreation profession, including Avalanche I (Forest Service); Leave No Trace Instructor and Swift Water Rescue (ACA); Open Responder (WSI); Safe Serve, Challenge Course Facilitator, and the National Recreation and Parks Association Certified Parks and Recreation professional certification.

Graduates from this program are prepared to pursue studies in higher education and/or vocational pursuits in the areas of adventure services, parks and recreation services, outdoor recreation leadership and management, tourism, camp management, parks and recreation services, guide services, adult and youth recreation, and adventure programming.