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Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation - Outdoor Recreation Management Emphasis, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
In addition to a strong background in recreation theory,experiential education, outdoor leadership, graduates of this Bachelor in Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation - Outdoor Recreation Management Emphasis program at Utah Valley University leave with a proficiency in a variety of both land and water-based skill acquisition courses.
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Overview

More than preparation for a career in the outdoor field, the Bachelor in Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation - Outdoor Recreation Management Emphasis program at Utah Valley University grooms students for a lifetime of outdoor participation and leadership.

Mission

The Mission of the Department of Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation is consistent with the College’s Mission in its commitment to providing students with excellent professional, ethical, and exciting educational experiences through modern, effective pedagogical and scholarly approaches. 

The curricula are balanced in theory and application and are specifically designed to provide students with experiential education that promotes leadership, teamwork, service learning, values, diversity, and lifelong learning. To best serve our students, curricula have been designed to reflect current market demands. 

Careers

Students completing the Outdoor Recreation Management emphasis are prepared for positions in all areas of the outdoor industry, including public and commercial recreation, wilderness therapy programs, guide services, state parks, federal land management agencies, and the Forestry Service.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Development
  • Convention and Events Management
  • Kinesiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Motor Learning and Control
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Human Performance
  • Exercise Testing
  • Human Anatomy
  • Rock Climbing 
  • Winter Exploration
  • Risk Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orem

  • 950 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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