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Environmental and Outdoor Education Minor

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College of Education and Human Service Professions
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Required credits in this minor: 25
  • This program requires summer terms.
The Environmental and Outdoor Education minor familiarizes students with informal outdoor education settings.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Freshman and transfer students are usually admitted to pre-major status before admission to this major.
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
Acceptance into this minor requires a minimum GPA of 2.50 plus application to the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER).
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Minor Requirements
Lower Division Core (8 cr)
ENED 1000 - Introduction to Environmental and Outdoor Education (4.0 cr)
ENED 2300 - Teaching and Learning (3.0 cr)
Upper Division Core (17 cr)
ENED 3341 - Field Interpretive Techniques I (3.0 cr)
or ENED 3342 - Field Interpretive Techniques II (3.0 cr)
ENED 4163 - Outdoor Education Methods (3.0 cr)
PETE 3505 - Teaching Outdoor Skills I (2.0 cr)
or PETE 3507 - Teaching Outdoor Skills II (2.0 cr)
ENED 4997 - Recreation Practicum (3.0 cr)
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ENED 3xxx
· ENED 4xxx
· ENED 5xxx
 
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ENED 1000 - Introduction to Environmental and Outdoor Education
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Prerequisites: Credit will not be granted if already received for REC 1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Overview of outdoor education, including outdoor recreation, environmental education and adventure education, will be explored. The structure and role of outdoor education in contemporary society will be considered. prereq: Credit will not be granted if already received for REC 1000
ENED 2300 - Teaching and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02402 - ENED 2300/REC 2300
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Learning in the outdoor context is explored via presentation and active consideration of philosophical and theoretical foundations of environmental and outdoor education. Teaching skills for the environmental and outdoor non-formal educational context are presented and developed; for example, instruction in basic educational methodology and accompanying field-teaching experiences is provided. Outdoor classroom management including basic risk management, student behavior management, lesson planning and use of the outdoor classroom are presented and explored. prereq: ENED 1000; credit will not be granted if already received for REC 2300
ENED 3341 - Field Interpretive Techniques I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Techniques and methods used to interpret natural history of autumn and early winter environments. Emphasizes geomorphology, tree identification, and basic raptor ecology. Primarily field based at sites throughout northeastern Minnesota. prereq: credit will not be granted if already received for REC 3341
ENED 3342 - Field Interpretive Techniques II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Techniques and methods used to interpret natural history of winter and spring environments. Ecology of winter, vernal ponds, spring wildflowers, biomes, and migratory birds. Primarily field based at sites throughout northeastern Minnesota. prereq: credit will not be granted if already received for EnEd 3342
ENED 4163 - Outdoor Education Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Methods and theoretical basis for teaching outdoor education. Emphasis on application at outdoor sites. Weekend experience at a regional nature center required. prereq: ENED 3342 or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for EDUC 4163
PETE 3505 - Teaching Outdoor Skills I
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Fall course in basic skills, teaching strategies, practice, drills, and skill analysis for teaching outdoor recreation skills with an emphasis on teaching canoeing; includes canoe skills, camp craft, back country travel, and safety. Field trips and skill development experiences are required beyond scheduled class hours. prereq: ENED 1201 or 1203, ENED 1202 or 1204, PE 1508, and Environmental & Outdoor Educ major or minor or instructor consent; Wilderness First Responder Certificate preferred.
PETE 3507 - Teaching Outdoor Skills II
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Spring course in basic skills, teaching strategies, practice, drills, and skill analysis for teaching outdoor recreation skills; includes navigation, camp craft, backpacking, back country travel, and safety. prereq: Environmental Outdoor Education or PE major and ENED 1201 or 1203 and ENED 1202 or 1204, and ENED 2300; credit will not be granted if already received for 1507
ENED 4997 - Recreation Practicum
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: ENED 4163, PETE 3508 and instructor consent; no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for REC 4997
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Field-based experience through a selected recreation agency. prereq: ENED 4163, PETE 3508 and instructor consent; no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for REC 4997