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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Outdoor Education and Recreational Leadership, A.S.

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This program provides a solid foundation for students planning careers teaching and industry in a variety of outdoor adventure settings. This program also prepares students for transfer to institutions offering a bachelor’s degree in the areas of outdoor recreation leadership, adventure education, and allied fields. This program combines general education requirements with skill based courses and leadership courses in a variety of program activities.  The majority of the core and core electives are experiential in nature and take place both in the classroom and in the field.  Students must successfully complete core courses with a “C-” or better to meet program requirements. Students planning to transfer to a four-year program may need to have additional hours beyond the program requirements at Northwest College in order to transfer in as a junior. These students should consult with their advisor and the appropriate four-year college catalog.

General Education Requirements

Students should refer to the Graduation Requirements .

Total Distribution Requirements: 26-28 Credits

Two hours of Wellness are fulfilled by taking Core Courses.

Total Core Courses: 18-20 Credits

Total Core Electives: 6-11 Credits

Total Transfer and General Electives: 1-10 Credits

Minimum Credits for Degree = 60

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