Dec 13, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OUTL 430 - Adventure Leadership

3 hours

This capstone course develops the design, knowledge, techniques and implementation for teaching and leading wilderness travel experiences and technical adventure activities. Topics relative to the wilderness leader covered by this course include: environmental ethics and issues, individual and group dynamics, accessibility, safety and liability considerations, and permitting agencies. Physical and emotional requirements appropriate to wilderness field experiences and the administration of adventure activities are also addressed. Students will develop a professional portfolio documenting their leadership experiences, professional resumé, research project and certifications earned. An extended field trip is required for this class. Lab Fee: 19 ($800).
Prerequisite(s): Minimum 12 OUTL credit; OUTL 136 , OUTL 318 .
WINTER, even years