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College Catalog 2014-2015

Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management
Career Studies Certificate
Offered through AN

Purpose: This program prepares students to incorporate stewardship practices and manage outdoor recreation resources at the municipal, state, and federal levels.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
RPK 100 Intro Recreation, Parks & Leisure Studies 3
RPK 265 Risk Management 3
1RPK Electives 6
Total   15
2nd Semester
1RPK Electives 3
RPK 120 Outdoor Recreation 3
RPK 125 Outdoor Education & Interpretive Services 3
RPK 140 Land Use Ethics 1
RPK 220 Ecotourism & Sustainable Practices 4
Total   14
Total credits for the Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management Career Studies Certificate=29

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

1 Any RPK courses listed in the Catalog are considered approved Recreation electives.