The Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department administers an interdisciplinary environmental and outdoor education minor and areas of concentration. The minor requires a core of 11 credit hours. Students may also select a track in:

  • Environmental Education and Interpretation
  • Outdoor Pursuits
  • Organized Camping

Currently, areas of concentration are available in the following disciplines:

  • Environmental Studies (Childhood/Early Childhood)
  • Environmental Health (Health Science)
  • Environmental Science (Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, or Physics)
  • 3+2 Cooperative Program in Forestry or Environmental Management with Duke University (Biology)
  • Business Economics: Environmental Management (Economics)
  • Outdoor Recreation Major with concentrations in:
    • Outdoor Leadership
    • Camp Management
    • Natural Resource Recreation Management
    • Environmental and Cultural Interpretation

Students interested in one of these disciplines as a minor or concentration must seek approval of their academic advisor.

Credit bearing programs held at the Outdoor Education Centers

Biological Sciences Department

Physical Education Department

School of Education 

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department

Geology Department

Geology Summer Courses

Wilderness First Responder  Syllabus