Natural Res Rec Mgt (NRRM)
- General Education Course
An orientation to the profession and its settings, emphasizing history, trends, concepts, and relationships to other fields.
This course is designed to give students the skills essential for the pursuit of employment in guiding participants on flat-water canoe courses in backcountry settings.
This course is designed to give students the skills essential for the pursuit of being able to guide participants on fly fishing excursions in the backcountry.
This course is designed to give students the skills essential to pursue employment as a guide on bass fishing excursions in the backcountry.
This course is designed to give students the foundation skills essential in the pursuit of being leading participants on backcountry backpacking experiences. Leave No Trace ethics will be taught.
Students develop an understanding of statistical reasoning through the use of software to generate, summarize, and draw conclusions from data. Course enhances statistical technique dexterity through analysis of applied problems.
Designed to provide students with the fundamental understanding of and for the delivery of nature based educational programs offered through an experiential framework.
Organization, administration, and delivery of outdoor recreation activities and resources. Emphasis upon federal, state, and local government programs and areas.
Principles and techniques of environmental interpretation as practiced in federal, state, and private agencies.
This course is the study of environmental education, its foundations, emergence in the 1960's, its evolution, the systems approach to it, and the application of it in the field.
This course will deal with the fields of recreational sports and campus recreation management. It will present the foundations of both fields, the development, implementation, and trends in today's programs.
A systematic approach to the concepts and philosophies for managing wildland, wilderness, and protected areas.
This course will study the processes for event facilitation. Special attention will be given to the roles and skills utilized by a variety of recreation managers.
This course focuses on preparing students to be outdoor adventure education leaders, facilitating programs in both the front and back country utilizing adventure education techniques in an outdoor setting.
The course will examine the critical issues addressed by tourism planning and management, which are the positive and negative influences of tourism on the destination's economy, society, culture, and environment.
This course provides an overview and analysis of individual and group behavior as it pertains to consumer activity in the context of recreation and tourism resource environments.
This course will examine the theoretical foundations, applications and best management practices in ecotourism. Other minor topics include: sustainability, nature-based and adventure tourism; sociocultural, environmental, and economic impacts of ecotourism.
Focused on the management, operation, and administration practices of recreation resource areas. Includes supervision of personnel, budgeting, and public relations for a variety of park and public land organizational structures.
A course presenting an overview of leisure services for the elderly. Topics include research results, theories, and modern day trends. A wellness model will be included.
Theoretical & practical approach to research, evaluation and assessment of the social sciences of natural resources and recreational management.
The course is designed to help students identify and evaluate the level of resource impact, understand factors that cause impacts, and suggest management actions to minimize impacts under given conditions.
A study of the knowledge and skills necessary to supervise and administer the general development and maintenance of park and recreation areas and facilities.
Basic considerations in the planning and design of natural areas, parks, forests, recreation, and sport area infrastructure, facilities and associated amenities.
This course will examine the historic and current philosophies of wilderness and protected area management as applicable to NGOs, local, state, and federal land management programs.
Focusing on natural resource management, the course will explore techniques and procedures required for spatially explicit data analysis in park and protected area applications.
A course designed to instruct students in contemporary methods and techniques of constructing OHV trails and related facilities.
A supervised 40-hour per week, 6 week internship in which the students work with park and recreation agencies. (PR: NRRM major. Advisor approval required.)