Mar 22, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Outdoor Recreation and Education Major (B.S.R.S.)


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Major code BS8156

Patton College of Education
Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy 
Grover Center E160
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4656
Fax: 740.593.0284
rasp@ohio.edu
http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/rasp/rs/ore/ore_major.htm

Bruce Martin, contact person

Program Overview

This option prepares students for professional opportunities in outdoor recreation and education. Upon completion of the degree, students should qualify for direct leadership, supervisory, and administrative positions in a wide variety of professional settings in which outdoor recreation and education is practiced. Some of these settings include city recreation and park departments; state and federal parks and protected areas; youth services agencies; residential camps; nonprofit civic and religious organizations; collegiate outdoor pursuits programs; high adventure and guide services; and traditional outdoor schools, such as Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School.
 

Admissions Information

Freshmen/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change or Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon completion of the degree, students should qualify for direct leadership, supervisory, and administrative positions in a wide variety of professional settings in which outdoor recreation and education is practiced. Some of these settings include city recreation and park departments; state and federal parks and protected areas; youth services agencies; residential camps; nonprofit civic and religious organizations; collegiate outdoor pursuits programs; high adventure and guide services; and traditional outdoor schools, such as Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Any student who successfully completes REC 3120 and REC 3240 will be entered into the International Registry of Outdoor Leadership and will be eligible for professional certification as an Outdoor Leader upon successful completion of the Outdoor Recreation and Education major.
 

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Department-Level Requirements for the Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy


View the Department-Level Requirements for the Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy .

Outdoor Recreation and Education General Requirements


To complete this program, students must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Maintain an accumulative grade point average (GPA) of C (2.0) or better in all courses take at the University, and
  • Complete all courses in the Required Recreation Core and all required courses in the Outdoor Recreation & Education concentration with a grade of C (2.0) or better.

Required Outdoor Recreation & Education Courses


Any student who successfully completes REC 3120 and REC 3240 will be entered into the International Registry of Outdoor Leadership and wil be eligible for professional certification as an Outdoor Leader upon successful completion of the Outdoor Recreation and Education major.

Complete 15 credit hours from the following courses:

Restricted Electives


Complete the following course:

Minor/Certificate Program


Students must complete a minor or certificate program (15 - 24 hours) to complete requirements of the degree.

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