Health Promotion and Kinesiology Certificates

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Outdoor Adventure Leadership

The Outdoor Adventure Leadership Certificate will provide learning opportunities through practical experiences that will build specialized skills that can be utilized in outdoor activities including climbing, camping, hiking, and challenge course facilitation. Students who complete the program will have the knowledge and skills to be a leader in outdoor adventure organizations such as parks and recreation, churches, university outdoor programs, educational settings, and many other outdoor activity-based programs.

The certificate program is open to all TWU students.  In addition to a classroom learning environment, students will participate in outdoor activities that will encourage leadership, group dynamics, conflict resolution, communication, organization, and teamwork. Students will also have the opportunity to apply their skills in a real-world setting through an outdoor leadership immersion course.

Required Courses
KINS 1311Physical Activity: Personal Fitness1
KINS 1441Physical Activity: Aquatics1
KINS 3132Advanced Skill Development and Methods of Teaching Outdoor Adventure Activities2
KINS 3303Leadership through Experiential Activities3
KINS 3313Wilderness First Responder3
KINS 3553Exercise and Sport Psychology3
KINS 3323Outdoor Leadership Immersion3
Total SCHs16