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2020 January Semester
Oct 14, 2019
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NOLS 100 - The Natural History of Regional Ecosystems
This course teaches students field natural history and basic field ecology as keys to the exploration of their surroundings and in order to minimize the human effects on the ecosystems through which they travel. This is done through immersion in a wilderness setting, class work, and guided "teachable moments" that develop students' knowledge of local biota.
Credits: 0.000 OR 4.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Camp

NOLS 300 - Environmental Ethics, Leave No Trace and Leadership
This course allows students to master "Leave No Trace" principles and develop the teaching skills necessary to pass these ethics on to others effectively. These goals are accomplished in an independent learning community immersed in a remote wilderness environment.
Credits: 0.000 OR 2.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Camp

NOLS 301 - Group Leadership Techniques
This course enables students to learn and practice advanced levels of outdoor leadership. Areas of emphasis include high accountability standards, communications, group organization, teamwork, and expedition ethics.
Credits: 0.000 OR 2.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Camp

NOLS 302 - Wilderness Skills Practicum
This course teaches students safety and environmental care to develop competence in wilderness travel fundamentals. Students learn the skills needed to travel through the backcountry safely, in a number of different contexts (e.g., canoeing, river travel, backpacking, mountaineering).
Credits: 0.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Camp

NOLS 303 - Risk Management, Assessment and Decision Making
Students learn and practice assession and managing risks related to weather, climate, travel, and the "human factor." Foundations for decision-making, theory, and communication are practiced. Risk assessment is evaluated on the environment in which the course is based (e.g., land, water or snow).
Credits: 0.000 OR 2.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Camp


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