Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management


Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management

The track in Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management is designed for students who are interested in the creation, management, and use of natural areas, including parks, reserves, and wilderness areas. This track prepares students for careers with the National Park Service and with other governmental and non-governmental organizations devoted to the conservation and preservation of natural areas, and graduate school. Courses that could be taken for specializing in this track include, but are not limited to:

           GEOG 3153: Conservation of Natural Resources

           GEOG 4003: Natural Hazards and Society

           GEOG 4023: Geography of Arid Lands

           GEOG 4053: Biogeography

           GEOG 4113: Cultural and Political Ecology

           GEOG 4143: Geography of Travel and Tourism

           GEOG 4153: Geography of Outdoor Recreation

           GEOG 4163: Resource Management in the National Parks

           GEOG 4213: Sport, Place and Society

           GEOG 4333: Remote Sensing

           GEOG 4343: GIS: Resource Management Applications

           GEOG 4353: GIS: Socioeconomic Applications

Some examples of courses in other departments that could be taken towards this track are:

           NREM 1012: Introduction to Natural Resource Ecology and Management

           RMTR 4453*: Outdoor Education

           RMTR 4553*: Tourism in Recreation Settings

           RMTR 4473*: Recreation in the Natural Environment

           NREM 4043*: Natural Resource Administration and Policy

           NREM 4053*: Natural Resource Recreation

           NREM 4093: Natural Resources, People and Sustainable Development