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AP3309 - Adventure Leadership and Group Management

Credits: 4

Part of a NOLS outdoor skills training experience. Students registering for this course need to register and pay for a NOLS course. The PSU cost per credit is reduced for this course. Presents an in-depth coverage of the application of outdoor leadership skills and expedition behavior. Topics may include: judgment and decision making; field-based risk management; leadership theory and models; leadership styles; expedition behavior; small group development phases; group behavior and dynamics; group members’ roles; small group management strategies. Students should have proper personal clothing and equipment for extended backcountry travel. Falls, Winter, Springs, Summers. Prerequisite(s): approval of Adventure Education Program Coordinator.