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Eastern Oregon University is excited to offer a new major concentration in Outdoor Recreation Programming! Prepare yourself for a fulfilling career in the growing fields of outdoor recreation management and health promotion.
“Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher”
– William Wordsworth
If you are looking for a school that integrates high-quality programs, small class sizes, affordability, and tremendous outdoor recreation amenities – then EOU is the school for you. Here are just a few of the countless recreational jewels that surround campus:
Do you see yourself as a health and wellness coordinator, mountain guide, environmental educator, parks and recreation program manager, Forest Service recreation specialist, health education specialist, outfitter, youth camp administrator, wilderness therapist, or business owner to name a few? The Outdoor Recreation Programming degree concentration can be your ticket to an exciting career in the burgeoning and ever-increasingly integrated fields of health, wellness, and outdoor recreation.
HHP Core (33 credits)
Human Anatomy and Physiology, Foundations of Physical Activity and Health, Behavior Change Theory, Physiology of Exercise, Capstone Project, and more.
Outdoor Recreation Programming (25 credits)
Introduction to Outdoor Recreation Management, Health and Fitness for Life, Wilderness First Responder, Outdoor Programming and Leadership, Program Planning and Evaluation, Recreation Management and Entrepreneurship, and Internship in Outdoor Recreation and Leadership.
Additional HHP Courses (11 credits)
Outdoor Activity and Lifetime Wellness, Avalanche Fundamentals, Wilderness Survival, Environmental Exercise Physiology, Rewilding – Nature and Health, Expedition Planning and Leadership, Principles of Management, and Leaders and Leadership Process.
Elective Courses (Choose One)
Legal Issues for Leaders, Human Resource Management, Small Group Communication, Nutrition, Introduction to Community Health, and Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion.
Contact Michael Hatch, Outdoor Adventure Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-962-3621.
Outdoor Adventure Program
Located in Hoke 118
Rental Hours: M - F : 12-5pm
(except closed on Wednesdays)