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2017 Fall Classes

ODS Outdoor Studies

ODS 112
1 CR
Introduces skills and equipment necessary for safe travel in and on swiftly moving water. Intensive training in river hydrology, rescue equipment and techniques, boat handling, and self and group contact rescues, leading to international certification as a Swiftwater Rescue Technician I. Students must be in good physical condition.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77126 J01 Staff
UAS Rec Center 115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
9/27 - 9/28
Field DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
9/29 - 9/30

Prerequisite: Acceptance to ODS certificate program or permission.

Stacked with PE S112-J01.

Field requirement: Day outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $487 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces skills and equipment required for overnight backpacking trips in SE Alaska in non-winter seasons. Covers selection of personal, group, and safety equipment, and introduces contingency plan concepts. Includes strategies for backcountry cooking. Overnight outings are a required component of the course. Students must be in excellent physical condition.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72914 J01 Kevin Krein
UAS Rec Center 115
Tue, Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
10/4 - 10/11
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/6 - 10/7
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/12 - 10/14

Prerequisite: Acceptance to ODS certificate program or permission.

Stacked with PE S114-J01. Field requirement: Overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $644 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces the basics of rock climbing in both indoor and outdoor settings. Covers risk assessment, hazard evaluation, equipment, climbing techniques, knots, belaying, rappelling, and top rope anchor setup. Students must be in good physical condition.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72915 J01 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Tue, Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
8/30 - 9/6
Field DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
9/1 - 9/2
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/7 - 9/10

Prerequisite: Acceptance to ODS certificate program or permission.

Stacked with PE S116-J01. Field requirement: Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Students must have a clean criminal record and current US passport for travel into Canada. This class involves ferry travel.

Tuition and fees: $759 (additional charges may apply)

Fundamentals of sea kayaking in Alaska. Introduces commonly used equipment and techniques, and the challenges and hazards found in the activity. Instruction in selecting equipment, trip planning, boat handling, paddling, sea strokes, and rolling and bracing. Emphasizes risk assessment and safety skills. Requires excellent physical condition, backcountry camping skills, and participation in an overnight outing.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72918 J01 Bjorn Dihle
UAS Rec Center 115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
9/13 - 9/20
Field DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
9/15 - 9/16
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/21 - 9/23

Prerequisite: Acceptance to ODS certificate program or permission.

Stacked with PE S133-J01.

Field requirement: Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $759 (additional charges may apply)

ODS 205
2 CR
Covers topics relating to extended backcountry trips and navigation by map and compass. Students acquire skills necessary to plan and carry out multi-day backpacking trips, and learn to use common maps to plan routes through unknown terrain. Student must be in good physical condition. Outings are a required course component.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72920 J01 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Saturday
5:30p - 8:30p
10/27 - 10/27
Field DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
10/27 - 10/28
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
11/2 - 11/4

Prerequisite: Acceptance to ODS certificate program or permission.

Stacked with PE S205-J01. Field requirement: Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course. Lab fee includes a Silva Ranger Compass.

Tuition and fees: $719 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces a theoretical and practical foundation for developing a personal and professional leadership style. Students will be exposed to diverse topics within the outdoor industry such as outdoor leadership, group dynamics and decision making, risk management, environmental ethics, and experiential education. Readings and active participation in discussions, activities and assignments are required. Field outings are also a required component of this course.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76691 J01 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:45p - 4:45p
8/29 - 8/29
Field DAY
Wednesday
8:00a - 5:00p
9/5 - 9/5
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:45p - 4:45p
9/12 - 9/12
Field DAY
Wednesday
8:00a - 5:00p
9/19 - 9/19
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:45p - 4:45p
9/26 - 9/26
Field DAY
Wednesday
8:00a - 5:00p
10/3 - 10/3
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:45p - 4:45p
10/24 - 10/24
Field DAY
Wednesday
8:00a - 5:00p
10/31 - 10/31
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:45p - 4:45p
11/7 - 11/7
Field DAY
Wednesday
8:00a - 5:00p
11/14 - 11/14
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:45p - 4:45p
11/28 - 11/28
Field DAY
Wednesday
8:00a - 5:00p
12/5 - 12/5

Prerequisite: Admission to any ODS program or instructor permission.

Field requirement: Day outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $901 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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