Minor, Outdoor Leadership

Call 907-786-4083 to schedule an appointment with an advisor in HPER.

Now accepting students into the Outdoor Leadership minor.

Students who wish to minor in Outdoor Leadership must complete the following requirements.  A minimum of 22 credits, including 7 upper division credits, are required for the minor.  Prerequisites for these courses must also be satisfied.  Requires a grade of B or better in PEP A467C or PEP A467D.

Complete the following core courses (16 credits):
PEP A262   Foundations of Outdoor Recreation - 3 cr
PEP A264   Recreation Program Planning and Evaluation - 3 cr
PEP A365   Outdoor Leadership Theory and Practice - 3 cr
PEP A467C Land-Based Outdoor Leadership -2 cr
PEP A267D Water-Based Outdoor Leadership -2 cr
PER A169   Four-Season Backbacking - 3 cr

Choose a minimum of three (3) credits from the following: 
PER A150  Water Safety and Rescue - 1 cr
PER A151   Beginning Canoeing - 1 cr
PER A152   Beginning River Rafting - 1 cr
PER A153   Beginning Sea Kayaking - 1 cr
PER A252   Intermediate River Rafting - 2 cr
PER A253   Intermediate Sea Kayaking - 2 cr

Choose a minimum of three (3) credits from the following:
PER A146   Beginning Rock Climbing - 1 cr
PER A147   Beginning Ice Climbing - 1 cr
PER A148   Beginning Indoor Sport Climbing - 1 cr
PER A164   Skiing Alaska's Backcountry - 2 cr
PER A181   Crevasse Rescue Techniques - 1 cr

A minimum of 22 credits is required for this minor.

Other Requirements: Pass a swimming test and possess current certification in First Aid and CPR

*Not available to Physical Education majors with Outdoor Leadership & Administration emphasis.

Declaration of Minor Form (online)