Provides a firsthand experience on the use of adventure programming for personal growth and the building of a healthy community. Challenges students to explore their personal connection with the natural world via a wilderness solo experience. Helps students explore the field of Adventure Education as a potential profession for themselves. Topics include: rationale and benefits of Adventure Education?s adventure programming application in recreation, education, developmental and therapeutic settings; professional preparation requirements; public land resources; environmental issues; trends in Adventure Education. Additional course fee required. Falls and Springs. Prerequsite(s): Adventure Education majors and minors only.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.