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Outdoor Leadership

About the program

Leadership is more than a title - it is an immersive and empowering process. Learn to manage and lead successfully within public, private, government, and nonprofit organizations. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree provides an opportunity to develop and apply skills to advance individuals professionally and personally. The curriculum offers practical and active learning strategies to encourage individual and team growth.

This 8-semester program offers students the ability to hike, bike, raft, climb and ski in Wyoming's expansive terrain and develop skills for a career as a leader in the outdoors. This BAS program is especially appropriate for students wishing to: start their own outdoor-related small business, manage an outdoor recreation or education program, or build a career in leadership of parks, recreation, tourism, or natural resource management.

The Outdoor Program Leadership is a degree option of the Organizational Management and Leadership Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Enjoy an active learning environment at the foothills of the Wind River Mountains in a holistic experience at CWC's Alpine Science Institute (ASI), with the opportunity to live in student cabins and have access to trout streams, world-class rock climbing areas, and a variety of trails for hiking and biking.

Relevant Courses

Outdoor Leadership Courses

Course Number Course
ORTM 3000 Tourism Theory and Practice
ORTM 3050 Operations, Mgmt and Env Stewardship
ORTM 4970 Internship
ORTM 4975 Independent Study

Upper-Level Courses

Course Number Course
COMM 4050 Communication and Conflict
MGT 3000 Financial Analysis Budgeting
MGT 3005 Foundations of Leadership
MGT 3010 Personal Leadership
MGT 3110 Business Ethics
MGT 3210 Management and Organization
MGT 4005 Leading Others
MGT 4020 Innovation Management
MGT 4390 Management and Leadership Capstone
PSYC 3110 Cross-Cultural Psychology
PSYC 3200 Industrial-Organizational Psychology