May 12, 2021  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Academic Catalog 2020-2021
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OL 307 - Applied Outdoor Leadership


4 credit(s)
Focuses on developing students’ judgment, decision making and critical thinking skills to facilitate leading others on outdoor trips. Uses case studies and student-led trips with instructor supervision to increase students’ ability to handle challenging outdoor leadership experiences. Risk management, planning & logistics, leadership, environmental integration and teaching skills are developed. Content includes facilitating challenge experiences and group decision making. Involves weekend outdoor trips where these skills are applied, one of which is a required 9-day outing. Participation fee required to support special costs of class outings (e.g., transportation, food, campsites and permits). If a student drops or withdraws after some expenses have been accrued the student will be responsible for those.
Prerequisite(s): OL 205 .



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