How to Apply to Minor in Outdoor Adventure Leadership

1. Complete foundational training

Foundational training takes two forms:

  • KNES 1231 - Intro to Outdoor Adventure (IOA)
  • VOLT Foundations workshop series

Upon successful completion of either course, you will receive feedback and instructions for next steps.

2. Formally apply for the minor

The application will be made available to you after successful completion of IOA or the VOLT Foundations workshop series.The Venture Outdoor Leadership Director will recommend individuals to the Kinesiology Department Chair for admission to the program. 

Timeline to complete minor

Most students need more than 3 semesters to complete the Outdoor Adventure Leadership minor. If your goal is to complete the minor in 3 semesters or less, please contact Kristin Coffey, Assistant Director of Adventure Leadership by at

For more information regarding the structure and courses required for the minor, visit our Minor Requirements page.