2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Environmental and Outdoor Education Minor [EOE]


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Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education 
Robert L. Rubendall, director
Miller Building, Room 230
(607) 753-5488

This interdisciplinary minor is open to students in all majors. It is valuable to students preparing for careers in elementary and secondary education, scouting, adventure programming, youth and community groups, nature centers, state and national parks and organized outdoor camping programs.

The minor is organized around a core group of courses and allows students to select one of the following specialized “tracks”: environmental education and interpretation, outdoor pursuits or organized camping.

Requirements for the Minor


A. Core – 12-13 credit hours from the following:


A practicum experience is required of all students. Students may meet this requirement by completing REC 370: Outdoor Education Practicum or by completing another practicum approved by the outdoor education minor advisor.

B. Electives – specialization in one of the following tracks:


Outdoor Pursuits Track [EOEO]


Notes: A National Standard Course from the Wilderness Education Association or the National Outdoor Leadership School or REC/SAB 476 may be substituted for REC 379.

A SOLO or WMA course, REC 375 or another approved wilderness first responder course may be substituted for HLH 120.

EST 100 is not required for the Outdoor Pursuits Track.


To be taken in addition to core group (nine credit hours):

Organized Camping Track [EOEC]


Notes: A SOLO or WMA course, REC 375 or another approved wilderness first responder course may be substituted for HLH 120.

EST 100 is not required for the Organized Camping Track.


To be taken in addition to core group (nine credit hours):

Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 17-22


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