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2019 Fall Classes

ODS Outdoor Studies

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
70333 J01 Kevin Krein
UAS Rec Center 115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
10/3 - 10/11
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/5 - 10/6
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
7:30a - 8:00p
10/12 - 10/13

Prerequisite: Acceptance to ODS certificate program or permission.

Stacked with PE S114-J01.

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

Tuition and fees: $668 (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
77805 J02 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
9/5 - 9/6
Field DAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
9/7 - 9/7
UAS Rec Center 115
Tuesday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/24 - 9/24
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Wed - Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/25 - 9/30

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. No text required.

Tuition and fees: $893 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to the fundamentals of fly fishing, including gear, casting, fly tying, knots, core ethics, and on-the-water tactics. Requires an Alaska fishing license for class outings.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76679 J01 Kevin Maier
Egan Wing 219
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
8/29 - 8/30
Field DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
8/31 - 9/1
Egan Wing 219
Friday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/20 - 9/21
Field DAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
9/21 - 9/21

Prerequisite: Admission to any ODS program, or instructor permission.

Stacked with PE S119-J01.

No text required.

Tuition and fees: $354 (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
70337 J01 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
10/17 - 10/24
Field DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
10/19 - 10/20
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/25 - 10/27

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. No text required.

Tuition and fees: $743 (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
70338 J01 Forest Wagner
Egan Wing 224
Tue, Thu
10:00a - 11:30a
8/27 - 11/26
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
11/9 - 11/10
Field OVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
11/16 - 11/17

Prerequisite: Admission to any ODS program or instructor permission.

Field requirement: Day outings are a required component of this course. No text required.

Tuition and fees: $937 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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