The Outdoor Recreation degree at Eastern Washington University prepares students to program, facilitate, and lead outdoor adventure experiences for multiple populations. Students will take a combination of theory based and technical skill based courses where they will apply their learning in a real setting. Students will learn basic technical skills and leadership skills in activities such as backpacking, whitewater boating, winter camping, rock climbing, and mountaineering. In addition to a degree, students will obtain other certificates relevant to the outdoor industry, such as the Leave No Trace Master Educator. This program is fully accredited by the National Recreation and Parks Association.
In addition to taking the core courses that are required of all recreation majors, outdoor recreation majors take a combination of technical skill and theory based courses including:
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