CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH

POLICY STATEMENT

                                                                                                                NUMBER:     81-04
                                                                                                                FILE:    OUTDOOR STUDIES

SUBJECT:    CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN OUTDOOR STUDIES

The following policy statement, recommended by the Academic Senate at its meeting of December 11, 1980, and approved by the President on January 16, 1981, is as follows:

The program is designed to develop leaders who can proved safe and challenging situations for individuals seeking self-fulfilling experiences in outdoor environments.  The program of study will enable the student to acquire appropriate knowledges and skills, and to develp a personal philosophy reflecting understanding and participants in outdoor activities.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATE IN OUTDOOR STUDIES

1.    Certification in cardiopulmonary resucitation and first aid.

2.    Coursework

Dept. No.                         Title                              Units U.D. Preq.

PE                    101            Backpacking                                                1
PE                    113            Rockclimbing                                                1
PE                    116            Mountaineering                                             1
PE                    119            Cross-Country Skiing                                    1
PE                    121            Sailing                                                          1
PE                    122            Scuba                                                           1
PE                    131            Canoeing                                                      1
PE                    153            Orienteering                                                  1
PE                    240            Advanced Swimming and Water Safety          2
PE                    243            Mountain Environment                                   3
PE                    245            River and Desert Environment                        3
PE                    346            Wilderness Emergency Care                          3                              None
PE                    447            Outdoor Studies:    Principles and Methods      3                              None

Select two from the following:


Dept. No.                               Title                           Units U.D. Preq.

REC                317        Camp Counseling and Administration                   3                                None
PE                   448        Outdoor Studies:    Leadership Practicum            3                                 PE 346
REC                430        Recreation in the Aquatic Environment                3                                 PE 447
REC                495        Outdoor Resources Management                        3                                  None

                                                                                            TOTAL:    28

EFFECTIVE:    Fall 1981

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