Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma
Faculty of Global & Community Studies
School of Outdoor Recreation Management
CapU's Outdoor Recreation Management students bring passion and commitment to work in adventure tourism, community and outdoor recreation, parks and conservation or experiential and outdoor education.
Connect your passion for the outdoors with a career. Through a unique curriculum combining engaging classroom study, relevant field trips and a practicum experience, students in the Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma program gain the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to contribute to the exciting and challenging outdoor recreation industry.
- Recognize and participate in the commercial aspect of the Outdoor Recreation Industry.
- Be able to effectively deliver information to a diversity of audiences in an outdoor recreation contex.
- Actively participate in local and global outdoor recreation community initiatives to develop competency in a leadership role, social consciousness and a sense of responsibility.
- Analyze, adapt and apply the fundamentals of environmental and cultural stewardship as they relate to the outdoor recreation industry and to the global community.
- Apply theoretical concepts, relevant research, experience-based judgment and critical thinking to make decisions within the context of commercial outdoor recreation that meet the industry standard.
- Have a comprehensive understanding and the tools necessary for working within a sustainable and environmentally conscious outdoor recreation business.
- Demonstrate professional appearance, attitudes and behaviours appropriate to the commercial outdoor recreation industry
Tuition and Fees Per Year
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Total program credits: 62.00
Aug 1, 2017 - Jun 22, 2018
Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts
Jul 9, 2018
Fee Payment Deadline
Aug 27, 2018 4 p.m.
Aug 7, 2018 - Aug 6, 2019
Note: Dates are subject to change.
BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status
English 12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C) or EDT (ENGL 100-level placement) or LPI (essay score=24, essay level=4); and Principles of Math 11 (C) or Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or Foundations of Math 11 (C) or BMTH 044 (C) or BMTH 048 (C) or MATH 096 (C) or MATH 097 (C) or Applications of Math 12 (pass) or Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or Principles of Math 12 (pass) or Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or BMTH 054 (pass) or BTEC 115 (B-)
Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).