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2017 Spring Classes

ODS Outdoor Studies

Introduces students to travel and camping in winter. Covers selection of personal, group, and safety equipment for an overnight outing. Emphasizes snow shelter construction and backcountry techniques appropriate for winter conditions. Overnight outings are a required course component. Students must be in excellent physical condition and willing to endure cold, wet, and generally uncomfortable conditions for several days at a time. Students will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35618 J01 Sammy Becker
UAS Rec Center 115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
2/28 - 3/5
FIELD OVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
3/3 - 3/5

Prerequisite: Admission to the ODS program.

Section requirement: Instructor approval required. Overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $387 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to the basics of top rope ice climbing. Covers risk assessment, hazard evaluation, equipment, ice climbing techniques, knots, belaying, rappelling and top rope anchors. Outings are a required component of the course. Students must be in excellent physical condition, and will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35619 J01 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/17 - 1/30
UAS Rec Center 115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/17 - 1/30
FIELD DAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
1/21 - 1/21
FIELD OVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
1/27 - 1/30

Prerequisite: Admission to ODS certificate program.

Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Course travels to ice climbing venues near Skagway, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $724 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces avalanche study, rescue, terrain analysis, snow study and stability evaluation, route finding, decision making, and safe travel. Combines both in-class and field experience as required course components. Students must be in good physical condition.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35620 J01 Kevin Krein
Egan Wing 115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
2/2 - 2/12
FIELD DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
2/4 - 2/5
FIELD DAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
2/11 - 2/12

Prerequisite: Acceptance to ODS certificate program or permission.

Day outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $694 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to the fundamentals of glacier travel and crevasse rescue. Topics include hazard evaluation and risk assessment, selection of personal gear, climbing and safety gear necessary for glacier travel. Knots, rope handling, belay, rappelling, and various climbing, glacier travel and crevasse rescue techniques will be discussed. Students must be in excellent physical condition, and will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35622 J01 Sammy Becker
UAS Rec Center 115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/21 - 4/2
UAS Rec Center 104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/21 - 4/2
FIELD DAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
3/25 - 3/25
FIELD OVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
3/31 - 4/2

Prerequisite: Admission to ODS certificate program, and PE/ODS S117.

Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $694 (additional charges may apply)

ODS 222
2 CR
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35623 J01 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
4/4 - 4/17
UAS Rec Center 104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
4/4 - 4/17
FIELD OVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
4/7 - 4/9
FIELD OVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
4/14 - 4/17

Prerequisite: Admission to the ODS program, and PE/ODS S116, S117 and S221.

Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Course travels to mountaineering venues near Haines and Skagway. Students are required to purchase their own ferry tickets.

Tuition and fees: $794 (additional charges may apply)

ODS 244
2 CR
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35624 J01 Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:30p - 3:30p
1/18 - 1/18
FIELD DAY
Wednesday
2:00p - 8:00p
2/1 - 2/1
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:30p - 3:30p
2/15 - 2/15
FIELD DAY
Wednesday
2:00p - 8:00p
3/8 - 3/8
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:30p - 3:30p
3/22 - 3/22
FIELD DAY
Wednesday
2:00p - 8:00p
4/5 - 4/5
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:30p - 3:30p
4/19 - 4/19
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
1:30p - 3:30p
5/3 - 5/3

Prerequisite: Admission to the ODS certificate program, and ODS S243.

Day outings are a required component of this course. For more information call (907) 796-6405.

Tuition and fees: $594 (additional charges may apply)

This final course in the ODS Leadership sequence is the capstone of all skills and theory developed during the program. A student-designed and instructor-facilitated experience, it presents an opportunity for ODS students to apply and hone their outdoor leadership and skills in a multi-week expedition in Alaska or Northern Canada. Overnight outings are a required component of the course.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
35625 J01 Kevin Krein,
Forest Wagner
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
3:45p - 4:45p
1/18 - 1/18
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
3:45p - 4:45p
2/15 - 2/15
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
3:45p - 4:45p
3/22 - 3/22
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
3:45p - 4:45p
4/19 - 4/19
UAS Rec Center 115
Wednesday
3:45p - 4:45p
5/3 - 5/3
FIELD OVERNIGHT
All Week
8:00a - 11:00p
5/9 - 5/21

Prerequisite: ODS S243 and ODS S244.

Overnight outings occur after the end of the spring term and are a required component of this course. This course meets past the end of the Spring 2015 term. For more information call (907) 796-6405.

Tuition and fees: $1741 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38362 J01 Forest Wagner
ARR
1/17 - 5/6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1576 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38477 J02 Forest Wagner
ARR
1/17 - 5/6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1252 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38478 J03 Forest Wagner
ARR
1/17 - 5/6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1152 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38495 J04 Forest Wagner
ARR
1/17 - 5/6

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1874 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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