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Campus: Larimer Campus

Natural Resources Recreation Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one semester Certificate in Natural Resources Recreation and enter the workforce. Students explore outdoor recreation principles and wilderness education. This certificate program combines lecture and practical outdoor experiences relating to problems and trends in outdoor recreation. This program prepares students for entry-level careers in a natural resource recreation specialist setting.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
REC 210Principles of Outdoor Recreation


REC 211Outdoor Leadership


NRE 265Wilderness Education


Total Credit Hours:8

Semester Note: REC 210 and NRE 265 are taught in the fall.

Total Credit Hours: 8