Adventure and Outdoor Learning

Ideal for someone interested in working in adventure sports and ecotourism.

Example Plan of Study

Freshman year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
MATH 121 Intro concepts to Math 3
PET 124 Human Body: Structure/Function 2
PET 167 Introduction to the Profession 3
PASS 191 First Year Seminar 1
GEF 6 Artistic Expression 3
TOTAL 15
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PET 125 Principles of Human Movement 2
HN&F 171 Intro to Human Nutrition 3
PE 229 Fitness and Wellness 2
GEF 5 Human Inquiry and the Past 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 16

Sophomore year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
ENGL 102 Composition and Rhetoric 3
PET 175 Motor Development 2
PE 224 Enhancing Well-being 1
GEF 7 Global Studies & Diversity 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
PET 244 Motor Learning 2
PASS 300 Career Exploration in PASS 3
ARDC 102 Adventure in Society 3
GEF 4 Society and Connections 3
Elective(s) 4
TOTAL 15

Junior year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
PET 349 Health Optimized Phys Ed. 3
EXPH 365 Exercise Physiology 3
PASS 401 Foundation of Health Education 3
Adventure Skills course(s) 2-3
Elective 3-4
TOTAL 15
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
SEP 383 Exercise Psychology 3
PASS 402 Core Concepts in Health Education 3
Adventure Skills course(s) 2-3
ACE 451 Plan/Risk Management in Adventure Sport 3
Elective(s) 3-4
TOTAL 15

Senior year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
PASS 403 Program Design & Eval Hlth Ed 3
ACE 375 Lifestyle & Weight Management 3
ACE 454 Adventure Sport Instruction Technology 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
SEP 415 Physical Activity Promotion 3
PASS 489 Capstone Experience in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences 3
ACE 490 Teaching Practicum 2-3
Elective(s) 2-3
Elective 2
TOTAL 14