The minor in Outdoor Recreation and Leadership (OURL) consists of courses to develop the student’s outdoor leadership skills in areas such as adventure-based programming, wilderness first aid, natural and cultural interpretation, and challenge course programming. Students majoring in a variety of disciplines will find this minor an excellent way to develop leadership skills for a variety of outdoor related careers. Students have the option to choose between one of two tracks based on consultation with the OURL academic advisor. No perquisites are required; however, enrollment is limited each year based available space. The minor is open to all students with an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students majoring in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism are not eligible.
Application information can be accessed through the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism (RCPT) department’s website. Contact the coordinator of the Outdoor Recreation and Leadership program for more information.