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Adventure Recreation
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Like to backpack? Want to go white water rafting? Then the Adventure Recreation program is perfect for you. Experience adventure activities while gaining leadership expertise. Courses are designed to provide you with a working encyclopedia of skills as you become an adventure educator. Our graduates work for resorts, schools, corporations, and social service agencies, or continue their education.

The first degree of its kind in the SUNY system, the Adventure Recreation program offers you the opportunity to enter a dynamic and ever-expanding field. This program is designed to incorporate all of the programming skills necessary to develop and operate a challenging and inviting adventure program. From a weekend backpacking excursion to a high-ropes course, you will experience a wide variety of adventure activities firsthand. From these experiences you will develop a working encyclopedia of the tools necessary for success in the field. While earning your degree, you will complete the educational requirements to become certified as a Recreational Associate with the National Recreation and Park Association.

After obtaining this degree, you can go to work for resorts, schools, corporations, and social service agencies, or, you can go on for your bachelor's degree in recreation.





Minimum requirements to be considered for admission HS Average: 75
Algebra Regents: 73
Biology Regents: 73
Transfer GPA: 2.0

SUNY Curriculum Code: 1563

Contact Information
P 607-746-4410
F 607-746-4409

Last Updated: 12/15/09