Course Descriptions

HPE285OL :  Wilderness Survival

This course provides the information and skills necessary for safe, low-impact, backcountry travel. Topics include backcountry hazards, land navigation, survival skills, introduction to search and rescue, introduction to backcountry emergency care, low-impact camping and environmental issues. Use of map and compass is the focus of a one-day outing. This course includes certification in American Red Cross Workplace First Aid and Adult CPR and is recommended for all students interested in taking Outdoor Leadership classes.
Prerequisite: RD090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Students must be capable of participating in the field outing associated with the class. Students with disabilities are responsible for requesting accommodations and must do so a minimum of two weeks before the beginning of the term.
Credit Hours: 3
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