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Outdoor Recreation, Minor

Requirements

In the Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation Minor students complete courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Sport Medicine, Exercise Testing and Prescription, and Exercise Physiology. The program is designed to prepare students for employment at the entry level in health and fitness related occupations as well as for higher education.

Total Program Credits: 20

Matriculation Requirements:   
  1. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.  
Discipline Core Requirements:   20 Credits
  REC 1535 Backpacking 1
  REC 2200 Foundations of Recreation 3
  REC 2400 Principles of Experiential Education in Recreation 3
  REC 3100 Recreation Program Planning 3
  REC 3400 Risk Management 3
Complete 1 credit from the the following:  1
  REC 1500 Canoeing I (1.0)  
  REC 1527 Rock Climbing I (1.0)  
  REC 1550 Mountain Biking (1.0)  
  REC 1580 Kayak Touring(1.0)  
Complete 6 credits from the following:  6
  REC 3200 Inclusive Recreation (3.0)  
  REC 3500 Recreation Administration (3.0)  
  REC 3700 Natural Resource Interpretation (3.0)  
  REC 385G Ethical Concerns in Recreation (3.0)  
  REC 4000 Outdoor Leadership (4.0)  
  REC 4400 Natural Resource and Protected Area Management (3.0)  
  REC 4500 Wildland Recreation Behavior (3.0)  

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
REC 2200* Foundations of Recreation 3
REC 1535 Backpacking 1
REC 2400* Principles of Experiential Education in Recreation 3
REC Elective Choose from list 3
REC Elective Choose from list 1
  Semester total: 11
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.  
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
REC 3100 Recreation Program Planning 3
REC 3400 Risk Management 3
REC Elective Choose from list 3
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 20

Department

Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation

The Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation department is in the College of Science. To find the most up-to-date information from the Exercise Science department, visit their website.

Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation department