Aug 08, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 Archived Catalog

4-Year Plan

Outdoor Leadership Ministries with Wilderness Medicine, B.S.

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The Outdoor Leadership Ministries with Wilderness Medicine major equips students who are motivated to work in a helping profession to provide specialized services in unique locations. Whether you seek a role as an adventure guide or trainer, an adventure program manager, or just want to contribute in other emergency medical roles this degree will provide the training and background to enter this work with confidence and experience. Possible careers in this area include Wilderness Guide, WFR and WFA instructor, Ambulance Service, ER Medical Technician, or Camp Adventure Manager. With additional training, students could pursue careers as a Firefighter or a Wildland Fire Fighter.

Student Learning Outcomes

Develop Technically Competent Outdoor and Experiential Learning Professionals.

Develop Leaders who are willing to take initiative, be responsible and appropriately influence others from an orientation of humility, generosity and maturity.

Foster Intentional Persons of Faith who use their gifts to serve others out of the love they have received from God.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with major in Outdoor Leadership Ministries with Wilderness Medicine

University Core Curriculum - 45 hours

Program requirements satisfy 3 of the 48 hours in the Core Curriculum.

 Core Curriculum Courses  

Courses Specified by the Department - 9 hours

Supporting Courses: Skill Certification - 4 hours

Three hours from the following:

Advanced Medical Courses - 8 hours

8 hours of EMTA Basic course work to be taken at Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) and transferred to JBU consisting of:

  • EMTA 1004 Basic Emergency Medical Technician I
  • EMTA 2004 Emergency Medical Technician II

Minor field or electives as necessary to complete minimum total hours

Minimum total semester hours - 120

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