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Academic Credit


Aztec Adventures is proud to partner with a number of academic departments: Geography, Exercise & Nutritional Sciences, Recreation & Tourism Management and other faculty at SDSU to provide experiential learning and field study that enhance and achieve classroom learning outcomes. We welcome new faculty connections and thrive on supporting academic research and other endeavors. The list below are ENS Credit Classes. Check with Geography and Recreation and Tourism departments for other credit opportunities.

 

Adventure Leadership I - ENS 138

Adventure Leaderhip I

Instructor: Sabrina Laut
EMAIL: teamchal@mail.sdsu.edu

W   5:00pm - 6:40pm   START DATE: 8/30/2017

  • Location: Aztec Meeting Center
  • Membership: Aztec Recreation membership is not required
  • Registration Fee: $175 Payment through Aztec Recreation Online Services
  • Credit/Non-Credit: May be taken for credit or non-credit
  • Registration: Register for Course Credit on SDSU WebPortal
Class Description:

The Adventure Leadership I course aims to instruct on the theoretical & practical application of principles of group development, dynamics, the essentials for facilitation, and technical high ropes course skills enhancing the skills necessary to derive learning through group initiatives in Challenge Course Technology. Course provides a comprehensive introduction for those new to facilitating team challenge/adventure programs. In order to complete Adventure Leadership I students must attend, participate, and successfully complete the necessary assignments for 10 classroom sessions and 1 weekend training.

Adventure Leadership II - ENS 138

Adventure Leaderhip II

Instructor: Sabrina Laut
EMAIL: teamchal@mail.sdsu.edu

ARRANGED   START DATE: ARRANGED

  • Location: Aztec Meeting Center
  • Membership: Aztec Recreation membership is not required
  • Registration Fee: Discussed on the first day of class. Payment through Aztec Recreation Online Services
  • Credit/Non-Credit: May be taken for credit or non-credit
  • Registration: Register for Course Credit on SDSU WebPortal
Class Description:

The Adventure Leadership II course instructs on the theoretical & practical application the advanced principles of group facilitation of high and low elements. Course builds on skills and concepts from Adventure Leadership I and emphasizes high element rescue techniques, set up and take down strategies, equipment selection and care, teaching and facilitating theory and techniques. Course culminates in weekend high & low ropes course training.

Backpacking - ENS 138

Backpacking

Instructor: Jordan Walker
EMAIL: aztecadventures@sdsu.edu

T   6:00pm - 7:40pm   START DATE: 8/30/2016

  • Location: Aztec Meeting Center
  • Membership: Aztec Recreation membership is not required
  • Registration Fee: Discussed on the first day of class. Payment through Aztec Recreation Online Services
  • Credit/Non-Credit: May be taken for credit or non-credit
  • Registration: Register for Course Credit on SDSU WebPortal
Class Description:

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of backpacking. For five, one hour and 40 minutes classroom sessions and a required weekend trip, students will attend a lecture and participate in various related activities. Students will learn about the various types of backpacking, equipment, techniques, camping ethics/etiquette, trip planning/execution, map & orienteering skills, safety management & leadership theory.

Wilderness Advanced First Aid - ENS 138

Wilderness Advanced First Aid

Instructor: Connor Bass
EMAIL: aztecadventures@sdsu.edu

W   6:00pm - 7:40pm   START DATE: 8/30/2017

  • Location: Aztec Meeting Center
  • Membership: Aztec Recreation membership is not required
  • Registration Fee: $359 Payment through Aztec Recreation Online Services
  • Credit/Non-Credit: May be taken for credit or non-credit
  • Registration: Register for Course Credit on SDSU WebPortal
Class Description:

This course introduces to the basic concepts of outdoor recreation first aid. For five, one hour and 40 minutes sessions and one weekend training, students will attend a lecture and participate in activities preparing individuals to attend the required weekend certification training. Comprehensive medical training course designed for outdoor recreationalists or wilderness trip leaders who venture into moderately remote and challenging environments. Students will learn about personal & group safety, back county medical care, first aid techniques, and camping ethics.

Camping & Outdoor Skills - ENS 138

Camping & Outdoor Skills

Instructor: Connor Bass
EMAIL: aztecadventures@sdsu.edu

T   6:00pm - 7:40pm   START DATE: 8/29/2017

  • Location: Aztec Meeting Center
  • Membership: Aztec Recreation membership is not required
  • Registration Fee: Discussed on the first day of class. Payment through Aztec Recreation Online Services
  • Credit/Non-Credit: May be taken for credit or non-credit
  • Registration: Register for Course Credit on SDSU WebPortal
Class Description:

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of camping. For five, one hour and 40 minutes classroom sessions and a weekend trip, students will attend a lecture and participate in activities. Students will learn about the various types of front country & back country camping skills, equipment, techniques, camping ethics/etiquette, trip planning, nutrition, essentials for survival, types of camping, and practical skill application with a trip component.

Beginning Rock Climbing - ENS 139A

Beginning Rock Climbing

Instructors:
Thomas Bradford (Session 1),
Bradley Mills (Session 2),
Greg Smolarski (Session 3),
Kelsey Pernicano (Session 4)
EMAIL: arcwall@mail.sdsu.edu

SESSION 1
M   11:00AM - 12:40PM   START DATE: 8/28/2017

SESSION 2
T   9:00am - 10:40am   START DATE: 8/29/2017

SESSION 3
T   11:00am - 12:40pm   START DATE: 8/29/2017

SESSION 4
W   9:00am - 10:40am   START DATE: 8/30/2017

  • Location: Aztec Recreation Center - Climbing Wall
  • Membership: Aztec Recreation Membership is required
  • Registration Fee: Discussed on the first day of class.
  • Credit/Non-Credit: May be taken for credit or non-credit
  • Registration: Register for Course Credit on SDSU WebPortal
Class Description:

This course introduces to the basic concepts of climbing. For ten, one hour and 40 minutes classroom sessions, students will attend a lecture and participate in activities including a climbing trip. Students will learn about the various types of climbing forms/techniques, equipment, training, climbing ethics/etiquette, and trip planning, and practical skill application with a trip component.

 

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