Adventure & Outdoor Pursuits Certificate

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Adventure & Outdoor Pursuits Certificate

Adventure & Outdoor Pursuits Certificate 

This certificate consists of 12 credits (9 required and 3 elective).

Required Courses

DepartmentCourse #Course NameCredit(s)
Physical Education  192 Outdoor Recreation and Leisure Activities 2
Physical Education  193

Adventure, Challenge and Cooperative Activities in Physical Education

2
Physical Education 208

Effective Leadership in Adventure,
Outdoor, and Recreation Education (SS) (XS)

3
Physical Education  221 Swimming 2
Physical Education  300 Theory and Risk Management in Adventure and Outdoor Education 1
Physical Education  356 Internship in Adventure/Outdoor Education
2
Total Needed
9

 

 *Students may take Physical Education 193 or Physical Education 208

Elective Courses

DepartmentCourse #Course NameCredit(s)
Physical Education 114 Backpacking 1
Physical Education 133 Canoeing, Kayaking, 
& Other Paddle Sports (PE)
1
Physical Education 135 Sailing (PE) 1
Physical Education 143 Cycling 1
Physical Education 145 Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding 1
Physical Education 148 Nordic Skiing (PE) 1
Kinesiology 180 Basic Rifle Marksmanship 1
Physical Education 180 Beginning Archery Skills 1
Physical Education 181 Advanced Archery Skills 1
Physical Education 205 Mountaineering/Repelling (PE) 1
Physical Education 206 Orienteering (PE) 1
Physical Education 446 Independent Study 1-3

Total Needed  3

 

Other Credentials Received from Certification

  • Boater Safety Instructor (Physical Education 192)
  • National Archery In the Schools Program (NASP) Basic Archery Instructor (Physical Education 192)
  • American Red Cross- Lifeguarding (Physical Education 221)
  • American Red Cross- CPR/Basic First Aid (Physical Education 221)
  • Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCCT) Level I Traditional Challenge Course Structures (Physical Education 193/446)
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