Apr 13, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 1140 - Introduction to Outdoor Adventure Skills 2 hours

This course is an entry-level outdoor education program designed to introduce students to general skills in outdoor adventure-type activities, team-building, leadership and physical fitness.  This program emphasizes the importance of the individual’s role within a team, problem-solving through critical thinking, improving oral and written communication skills, physical and mental resilience and demonstrating a commitment to lifelong learning. This course introduces students to several general concepts within outdoor education. Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of life-development skills through a series of real-world training labs. Subject materials will range from individual empowerment abilities to life-saving techniques. Through the usage of the experiential learning model, students will be introduced to new topics each week and then will apply this knowledge in a practical application format. Graded on A-F basis only.