New Major in Adventure Recreation Management (ARM)
New for Fall 2018 WVU Tech is offering an academic major in Adventure Recreation
Management (ARM). Learn how to put together and run an adventure program through
this new degree using the adventure resources and organizations of the New River Gorge
region as your learning lab. This is a great match to a minor in Business, Public
Services Administration, Criminal Justice or Sociology to prepare for jobs in adventure
tourism, public park and recreation, college adventure programs, therapeutic adventure
or adventure-based court services programs.
Visit the ARM page: Adventure Recreation Management
Field Skill Courses – Each semester BHSS, with assistance from Tech Adventures,
will be offering ADRC courses that help students develop: technical proficiency
in sport area; knowledge of equipment; safety and rescue skills; trip
planning knowledge; and instructional methods in paddle sports, mountain biking,
rock climbing and aerial sports. Multi-session skill courses range from introductory
to instructor level. These courses follow national curricula and are designed to
help students master technical skills and prepare for teaching and guiding.
Adventure Recreation Theory Courses – Want to learn about the history, trends or
administrative systems of the adventure recreation field? BHSS will be
offering a variety of courses at that range from the philosophical to the practical
for those interested in the adventure field from a personal or professional level.