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Recreation/Outdoor Education Minor

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Recreation/Outdoor Education Minor

General Information

The recreation - outdoor education minor familiarizes students with non formal outdoor education settings.

Required credits in this minor:
23 to 24 cr

Admission Requirements

Freshmen and transfer students are usually admitted to pre-major status before admission to this major.

A GPA above 2.00 is preferred for the following:

  • 2.5 for students already admitted to the degree-granting college.
  • 2.5 for students transferring from another University of Minnesota college.
  • 2.5 for students 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 UMD Office of Admissions.

Minor Requirements

Lower Division Core (7-8)

  • REC 1000 - Introduction to Recreation: 4.0 cr
  • Take the following course of course pair:
    • HLTH 3620 - Wilderness First Responder: 3.0 cr
    • or
    • HLTH 1650 - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: 1.0 cr
    • and
    • HLTH 1700 - First Responder: 3.0 cr

Upper Division Core (16 cr)

  • ENED 4163 - Outdoor Education Methods: 3.0 cr
  • PEP 3507 - Teaching Outdoor Skills: 2.0 cr
  • REC 2300 - Recreation Programming: 3.0 cr
  • REC 4997 - Recreation Practicum: 3.0 cr
  • Take 5 or more credits from the following:
    • REC 3xxx
    • REC 4xxx
    • REC 5xxx
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