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Water Recreation Studies Certificate


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Additional information available on the Outdoor Leadership & Recreation Technology Department website.

This Water Recreation Studies certificate is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of outdoor settings. Students will acquire skills in emergency medical care techniques useful in backcountry settings that enable them to respond correctly to medical and trauma situations. Students will acquire skills in emergency medical care techniques useful in backcountry settings that enable them to respond correctly to medical and trauma situations, as well as water/river rescue techniques, and basic instruction in scuba diving. Additionally students will acquire some advanced skills associated with whitewater boat handling, water reading skills, flyfishing, kayaking, rafting, river trip planning, camp management, backcountry cooking, and hazard evaluation. The focus will be on approaching recreation topics from the professional river-guide’s perspective.

Total Credit Hours: 20


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