2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RCT 151 - Backcountry Skills and Techniques


A field intensive course designed to introduce students to the basics of first aid treatment, effective navigation, and low impact travel in the backcountry. Emphasis is placed on Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace ethics, and orienteering techniques. WFA and CPR available upon successful completion of the course along with Leave No Trace Trainer qualification. Field trips required. Second semester.

Prerequisites & Notes
This course contains significant backcountry components and requires appropriate equipment. Course material is taught indoors and outdoors regardless of weather and conditions. Students should be appropriately prepared for long spans of time spent outdoors in varying conditions.

Credits: 3



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