Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

PE 104 - Outdoor Education

Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to develop and enhance the student’s skill level in the outdoors, while also encouraging the student to develop an understanding of a wide variety of outdoor activities.  Canoeing, orienteering, rock climbing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, knot tying, hiking, trip planning, cooking, storytelling, skits, songs, fire building, gear evaluation and selection, and more could be included (weather and season permitting).  This course also has a mandatory three-day camping experience.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • plan a 3-day outdoor experience;
  • properly demonstrate a variety of outdoor skills;
  • identify and be able to make educated decisions regarding equipment and supplies used in the outdoor/adventure field for both personal and professional use; and
  • understand and discuss topics pertinent to the outdoor education.

F/S (C, N, S)