Ann Bailey, EdD, Assistant Professor or Therapeutic Recreation
Susan E. Lynch, PhD, CTRS, Program Coordinator, Professor of Therapeutic Recreation
Kirstin Whitely, DHA, Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation
The minor in Outdoor Education is open to those students interested in developing the skills, knowledge and experience in the outdoor education field. Students will gain the necessary skills and experience to teach, lead, and/or serve individuals who wish to use the natural environment as well as enhance their appreciation of it. Students who minor in Outdoor Education are required to take the following courses. Grades below “C-” will not apply toward the fulfillment of minor requirements.
*In order to be most marketable in obtaining a job in the outdoor education field, it is highly recommended students take the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) offered at various locations around the state and county. This training will give the outdoor educator the experience and knowledge necessary to treat and evacuate ill or injured participants from a remote or back country environment.