Curriculum & Courses

Curriculum & Courses

The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education – Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership:

  • nine core requirements
  • 18 major course Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership
  • 12 General Education courses
  • four Electives
    • An elective is any credit course, at any level

Core Requirements

  • HPED 1000 - Issues in Health and Physical Education
  • HPED 1010 - Historical and Philosophical Foundations
  • HPED 1020 - Leadership and Communication
  • HPED 1040 - Wellness and the Student: From Personal Health to Community Action
  • HPED 1070 - Foundations for Outdoor Leadership
  • HPED 2030 - Statistics and Research Methods
  • HPED 2050 - Professional Practice
  • HPED 3010 - Sociological Perspectives
  • HPED 5200 - Issues in Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership

Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership Major Requirements

  • ECOL 1210 - Ecology
  • ENTR 2301 - Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Experience
  • GEOG 1101 - The Physical Environment
  • HPED 1640 - Program Planning
  • HPED 2230 - Sustainable Tourism
  • HPED 2270 - Theory and Practice in Leadership
  • HPED 2870 - Introductory Backpacking
  • HPED 2880 - Introductory Canoeing
  • HPED 3050 - Practicum
  • HPED 3230 - Ecotourism Facilitation Skills
  • HPED 3270 - Expedition*
  • HPED 3630 - Recreation and Sport Tourism
  • HPED 4270 - Applied Leadership
  • MKTG 2150 - Introduction to Marketing

Choose four:

  • HPED 2871 - Introductory Mountain Travel
  • HPED 2872 - Wilderness Survival Techniques
  • HPED 2873 - Introductory Rock Climbing
  • HPED 2875 - Introductory Mountain Biking
  • HPED 2881 - Introductory Kayaking
  • HPED 2884 - Introductory Winter Travel
  • HPED 3884 - Winter Back Country Travel

 

* HPED 3270 consists of a 10 day expedition in early May or late August. Students will be responsible for personal subsistence costs associated with HPED 3270. For more details, consult an Academic Advisor in the Department of Health and Physical Education.