You're seeing this message because you're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is unsupported on our website. Please use these links to upgrade to a modern web browser that fully supports our website and protects your computer from security risks.

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Google Chrome

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer 8

Hide this message

FSU Tag Line
Header image
 

Course Descriptions

 

ADSP 330 Outdoor Education  3 cr.

Development of outdoor education in the nonprofit service industry, including National Outdoor Leadership School and Outward Bound. Course taken as part of LIFE program during the immersion semester.

ADSP 340 Expedition Planning in Adventure Sports 3cr.

Students learn the principles of planning adventure sports expeditions and experiences, including professional outfitting and the LIFE immersion experience. Course taken the semester prior to LIFE program immersion experience.

ADSP 350 Risk Management in Adventure Sports 3cr.

An integrated approach to risk management focusing on negligence, accident process, risk management plans and post-incident management.

ADSP 360 Entrepreneurship in Adventure Sports 3cr.

Principles of starting a new business in adventure sports. Development of a business plan.  Three hours, lecture.

ADSP 381 Facilitation Skills and Techniques in Adventure Sports 3 cr.

Development of facilitation skills, including interpersonal skills and techniques, to become an effective leader and manager in adventure sports. Course taken as part of LIFE program during the immersion semester.

ADSP 382 Agency Assessment 3cr.

The use of accreditation standards or similar industry standards to assess an adventure sports agency, camp or private company. Course taken as part of LIFE program during the immersion semester.

ADSP 391 Journaling in Adventure Sports 3cr.

Principles of journaling in an adventure sports setting. Course taken as part of LIFE program during the immersion semester.

ADSP 392 Mentorship I in Adventure Sports 3cr.

Intensive study under an individual, owner or leader in the adventure sports industry with an emphasis on an instructional setting. Course taken as part of LIFE program during the immersion semester.

ADSP 491 Professional Development in Adventure Sports 3cr.

Emphasizing the positioning approach, the course introduces effective job search strategies to prepare students for their mentorship experience and eventual employment. Topics include the positioning approach; developing interview skills; creating a resume, cover letter and online portfolio; and utilizing a variety of sources to locate potential mentorship/internship/job opportunities in the adventure sports industry.

ADSP 492 Mentorship in Adventure Sports 3cr.

Intensive study under an individual, owner or leader in the adventure sports industry. Completion of an approved project and 400 hours minimum required.

ADSP 495 Mentorship in Adventure Sports 9-12 cr.

Optional credits for the 400 hours required for the mentorship.

For more information: http://www.frostburg.edu/fsu/assets/File/ungrad/catalog/course.pdf

Source: FSU's 2015-2017 course catalog.