This program offers students who are preparing to enter the outdoor and adventure job market a diverse background in multi-season land and water-based outdoor programming. Students in the Outdoor Education and Recreation program develop skills and experience related to leading groups in adventure-based outdoor recreation activities. This program is not designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution.

General Education Requirements

  • POLS 1000 - American and Wyoming Government (3)
  • ENGL 1010 - English I: Introduction to Composition (3)
  • ENGL 1020 - English II: Introduction to Literature (3)
  • BADM 1005 - Business Mathematics (3)
  • CO/M 1030 - Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • BIOL 1080 - Environmental Science (Spring only) (3)

Total General Education Requirements: 18 Credits

Two hours of Wellness are fulfilled by taking Core Courses.

Core Courses

  • BADM 2100 - Small Business Practices (3)
  • BOT 2100 - Forest Management (Fall only) (3)
  • HLED 2010 - Wilderness First Responder (4)
  • OEAC 1170 - Introduction to Mountaineering (2)
  • OEPR 1100 - Introduction to Adventure Education (Fall only) (2)
  • OEPR 1210 - Snow-based Activities (3)
  • OEPR 1260 - Water-based Activities (3)
  • OEPR 1550 - Introduction to Outdoor Recreation (3)
  • OEPR 1620 - Challenge Course Facilitation (2)
  • OEPR 1720 - Advanced Rock Climbing (2)
  • OEPR 1740 - Backcountry Traveler (4)
  • OEPR 2100 - Outdoor Education Practicum (2)
  • OEPR 2250 - Outdoor Leadership (3)
  • OEPR 2400 - Teaching Methods for Outdoor Education (2)
  • OEPR 2200 - Outdoor Program and Administration (3) (Capstone Course)

Total Core Courses: 41 credits

Core Electives

Must complete 7 credits from the following list:

  • BIOL 2310 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
  • EMT 1500 - Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (5)
  • OEAC 1180 - Mountaineering II (2)
  • OEPR 1200 - Winter Outdoor Survival (1)
  • OEPR 1600 - Basic Search and Rescue (3)
  • OEPR 2110 - NOLS Rocky Mountain Outdoor Education (4)
  • PEAC 1600 - Ice Climbing (1)
  • HLED 1222 - Wilderness First Aid (2)

Total Core Electives: 5 credits

Minimum Credits for Degree = 64

Miscellaneous

Scholarships: New international students are able to apply for $500/year scholarships once they arrive on campus. Students may apply for larger scholarships their second year of attendance

Program taught in:
  • English

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