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OUTDOOR 25: Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking

Instructs paddlers in whitewater kayaking techniques. Emphasizes basic skills needed for paddling class II, II whitewater rivers including paddle strokes, boat control, and essential whitewater safety information. Students will have to pass a swimming test to participate.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Pelchat, C. (PI)

OUTDOOR 60: Introduction to Flyfishing

Introduces students to flyfishing and its constituent components as a sport and an art. emphasizes basic skills needed to learn how to cast and tie knots. Learn basic stream ecology in order to better understand complex aquatic ecosystems, and thus, "read" water and make appropriate fly selections. May be repeat for credit
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 70: SCUBA Diving Open Water: Beginner

Knowledge and skills to safely enjoy and gain limited experience in the diving environment under normal open water diving conditions. This course prepares students for Open Water SCUBA Diving PADI Certification. Topics include diving equipment, diving physics, medical aspects of diving, diving emergencies, the diving environment, diving practices, diving activities, and SCUBA diving skills.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 71: SCUBA Diving Open Water: Advanced

Develop a diver who is confident, safe, relaxed, aware, and more able to enjoy the underwater world. Skills include: confidence to dive to deeper depths; night diving experience; boat diving techniques; river diving; ocean diving, currents, and marine environment; underwater navigation; and search and recovery techniques. This class is an excellent choice for certified divers who have not been diving for a while, and need to regain confidence.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 72: SCUBA Diving Open Water: Rescue

Knowledge and skills for individuals to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, manage diving accident situations, and render proper first aid. nPrerequisites: PE111; PE112; EMED110; and EMED224; or Instructor Permission.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 100: Sociocultural Dynamics of Adventure

An examination of the historical, psychological, social, and philosophical foundations of adventure experiences in American culture, folklore, and landscape. Experience adventure in a variety of contexts.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Pelchat, C. (PI)

OUTDOOR 101: Introduction to Outdoor Education

This course explores the historical and philosophical foundations of Outdoor Education and how these concepts have influenced the development of programs at Stanford. Students will be introduced to the varied avenues of outdoor education application across campus.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 105: Outdoor Living Skills

Introduction to essential skills for individual and group sustainability in a backcountry setting including shelter in outdoor environments, equipment selection and use, travel techniques, water and nutrition needs, planning and preparation, and risk management. Course includes the participation in a weekend backcountry experience.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 106: Outdoor Leadership Practicum

Outdoor education and leadership theory integration through intensive field-based experiences. During these field-based experiences, students will engage with critical self-assessment process to better understand their own levels of competence leading others. Co-requisite: OUTDOOR 101, OUTDOOR 105.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 107: Working with Youth in Recreational Settings

Experience youth engagement techniques designed for specific outcomes and useful in outdoor environments. Discuss trends in youth culture through an examination of the social, legal, and political systems of working with youth in recreational programs. Course includes planned and facilitated youth engagement activities. Pre or Co-Requisite: OUTDOOR 101
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
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