A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Outdoor Ministries

This 16-18 hour outdoor ministries concentration requires at least 5 courses and must be combined with the (49-54 hr) Christian Formation major.

Outdoor Ministries ConcentrationCredits
Category A (must take all three courses)
REC 227 Outdoor Leadership Training 4
REC 300 Program Planning and Evaluation 4
REC 401 Natural Resource Management 4
Total 12
Category B (must choose one course from the following)
REC 235 Interpreting the Environment 2, 3, or 4
REC 240 Administration of Organized Camps 4
REC 301 Methods and Materials for Camps and Outdoor Education 4
(If using REC 301 for Category B, student needs one more outdoor activity lab credit worth at least one hour to meet Category C)
Total 2, 3, or 4
Category C (must have at least two different outdoor activity labs chosen from the following courses)
EQST 113 Horsemanship I 1
EQST 114 Horsemanship II 1
PHED 123 Canoeing 0.5
PHED 131 Rock Climbing 0.5
PHED 220 Adventure Sports (meets all of Category C) 3 or 4
PHED 228 Lifeguarding 1
PHED 254 Teaching Net/Wall/Target Sports 2
PHED 255 Teaching Team Passing/Striking/Fielding Sports 2
REC 103 Initiatives 1
REC 104 Backpacking 1
REC 109 Highlander Adventure 2
REC 240 Administration of Organized Campus (if not used in category B) 4
REC 301 Methods and Materials for Camps and Outdoor Education (if not used in category B) 4
REC 315 Wilderness First Responder 4
Total 2 - 4

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