The Wilderness Recreational Management Minor provides experience and knowledge to manage wilderness recreation settings and guide excursions. Students learn to lead experiences in hiking and backpacking, kayaking, high and low ropes, and rock climbing. Graduates become knowledgeable in managerial skills, leadership styles, and risk management to lead wilderness based groups and organizations.
|REC 440||Wilderness Leadership||3|
|PE 052||Beginning Kayaking||1|
|PE 056||Rock Climbing and High Course Management||2|
|PE 407SL||Adapted Physical Education||3|
|ID 213||Leadership Methods||3|
|REC 220||Recreation Practicum||1|
|REC 304SL||Recreation Program Planning and Management||3|
|PE 318||Practical Skills for Professionals in Sport and Recreation Management||3|
Careers Without Cubicles
Enjoy a life of scenery, fitness, and 6 day weekends in the booming wilderness industry. Love your work as you lead excursions, manage outfitters, and facilitate teamwork in a ministry full of backpacking, kayaking, rock climbing, and ropes courses.
|Trail Guide||Municipal Recreation||Camps & Resorts|
|Marketing and Sales||Wilderness Therapy||Adventure Courses|
|Government Agencies||Experiential Training||Environmental Education|
|Retail Outfitters||Product Distribution||Conservation|
|Wilderness Leadership||Product Design||Technique Instruction|
Take your love of wilderness and adventure to a meaningful and life-changing career.