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Co-Op Northwest College, Powell, WY Outdoor Education at NWC

Outdoor Education & Recreational Leadership A.A.S. Degree

4-Semester Sequence

If you want to enter the workforce directly after graduating from NWC, here's an example of the 4-semester class sequence you would enroll in to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Outdoor Education.

1st Year

Fall

Spring

1st Semester (Freshman) Credits
OEPR 1740 Backcountry Traveler 4
POLS 1000 American & Wyo. Government 3
CO/M 1010 Public Speaking 3
OEPR 1100 Introduction to Adventure Education 2
OEPR 1550 Introduction to Recreation 3
OEPR 1620 Challenge Course Facilitation 2
2nd Semester (Freshman) Credits
OEPR 1210 Snow-based Activities 3
OEPR 1260 Water-based Activities 3
BIOL 1080 Environmental Science 3
BADM 1005 Business Math 3
  Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS: 17
TOTAL CREDITS: 15

2nd Year

Fall

Spring

1st Semester (Sophomore) Credits
BADM 2100 Small Business Practices 3
OEPR 1720 Advanced Rock Climbing 2
OEPR 2250 Outdoor Leadership 3
BOT 2100 Forest Management 3
ENG 2010 Introduction to Composition 3
   
2nd Semester (Sophomore) Credits
OEPR 2200 Outdoor Program Administration – (Capstone) 3
OEPR 2400 Advanced Outdoor Education 2
  Elective 4
HLED 2010 Wilderness First Responder 3
OEPR 2300 Teaching Methods for Outdoor Education 3
ENGL 1020 Introduction to Literature 3
TOTAL CREDITS: 14
TOTAL CREDITS: 18

NOTE: An Outdoor Education Practicum and Mountaineering II class take place outside the Fall and Spring Semesters.  The Practicum is held during Summer and the Mountaineering II class will take place during the two-week Intersession following New Year's Day.