What You’ll Learn
Our minor in Outdoor Education and Recreation prepares you for a career with meaning, in the classroom and beyond.
Design, implement, and evaluate outdoor education and recreation services that facilitate targeted human experiences, embracing personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.
Built on an interdisciplinary framework, our outdoor education and recreation minor easily fits into a variety of majors, with courses that can be applied towards major, minor, and general education credit.
As a joint program between the Departments of Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, and Tourism and Kinesiology, Sports Studies, and Physical Education, students are exposed to a variety of courses and viewpoints. Topics such as Outdoor and Adventure Recreation Management, Outdoor Education Activities, and Adventure Challenge are covered in the curriculum.
Beyond the core requirements, you’ll tailor your own experience by choosing from a variety of electives to round out your 18 credit program.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
We recommend submitting first-year applications in October or early November. We decide your admission once you complete your application.
Next Deadline for Transfer Students
Fall Semester: August 1Undergraduate Admissions
Students have the option to go beyond the classroom and earn hands-on experience with our activity-based coursework.
Talk to an advisor today to learn how you can get a hands-on education.
Enter the dynamic field of outdoor education with opportunities locally and across the country. Close to home, New York state ranks first in wage/salary, and second in the total number of recreation-related jobs in the United States.
Nationally, there are more than 7 million recreation-related jobs, with “much faster than average” growth projected over the next decade.
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