Bachelor of Arts in OUTDOOR STUDIES
University of Alaska Southeast
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Outdoor Studies is an intensive humanities program that offers students the opportunity to develop skills and characteristics that are essential to success as a leader in outdoor and adventure settings and to better understand the human relationship to the natural world.
The program incorporates outdoor risk management, leadership skills, specific outdoor activity skills, and academic work. The combination of outdoor and academic courses is designed to develop knowledge and personal traits such as self-reliance and good judgement.
Many students are working to become outdoor professionals, are curious about better understanding the natural world, or simply want to achieve more general goals related to personal development and leadership. Options include a two-semester intensive certificate program, four-year bachelor programs, and a minor.