NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate AN  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare persons seeking employment in the field of camp counseling and management and those presently employed in this field who desire to update or expand their knowledge.

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   RPK100Intro. to the Field of Recreation
   & Parks3
   RPK110Arts Activities in Recreation & Parks3
   RPK121Fundamentals of Camp Mgt. I3
   RPK165Risk Mgt. on Recreation in
   Recreation & Parks3
PSYElective 3
   RPK122Fundamentals of Camp Mgt. II 3
   RPK125Outdoor Ed. & Interpretive Services 3
   RPK136Organization & Mgt. of Recreational, 
   Social & Physical Activities 3

Total Credits/Semester1512

Total credits for the Camp Counseling and Management Career Studies Certificate = 27.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (STD) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NVCC.

1 The PSY elective should be selected from the following: PSY 205, PSY 216, PSY 231, PSY 235.

Optional Summer Session

These courses are taught off campus in the first five weeks of the summer session as the Wilderness Outdoor Leadership program. Students will be responsible for an additional contractor's fee for this program, which is optional for the career studies certificate, but highly recommended.

One Semester Credits

RPK 120 Outdoor Recreation 3 RPK 135 Program Planning, Organization & Group Leadership 3 RPK 205 Rock Climbing 1 RPK 206 Adventure Ropes Courses 1 RPK 215 Recreational Camping 1 RPK 216 Recreational Backpacking 2 RPK 225 Canoe Camping 2 __ Total Credits/Semester 13

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