in the outdoor laboratory of the majestic Sierra Nevada
Outdoor Adventure Leadership
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership
and choose from Art | Creative Writing | Digital Arts | English | Entrepreneurship | Environmental Science | Journalism | Psychology | Ski Business & Resort Management |
This is NOT your ordinary college major.
Discover the best outdoor adventure leadership major – at the best outdoor college.
Experience the excitement and variety of the natural world, at one of the best outdoor colleges – and in one of the most spectacular places – on the continent.
Navigate snow-covered terrain, cook a gourmet backcountry meal, debate land ethics, climb a granite wall, guide a raft through a river gorge, relocate a dislocated shoulder – and “leave no trace”.
Grit. Perseverance. Resourcefulness. These are the skills you will hone in the wild, and rely on for the rest of your life!
Outdoor Adventure Leadership on Instagram
Error: API requests are being delayed for this account. New posts will not be retrieved.
There may be an issue with the Instagram access token that you are using. Your server might also be unable to connect to Instagram at this time.
Make a difference
Get a broader perspective. Integrate your field experience, academic studies, and leadership skills with a community service project in your Interdisciplinary Studies service learning and senior portfolio classes.
CHECK OUT SOME PROJECTS >
Explore innovative ideas to make a concrete contribution. SNU’s location as one of the best outdoor colleges provides plenty of opportunities.
Gain professional experience working with non-profits, building your own business plans, organizing events, developing curriculum, teaching, and finding your own solutions.
Our Students Say It Best . . .
. . . Follow Their Adventures!
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Journalism
Class of 2013
Savannah Hoover is currently pursuing her juris doctor and MBA degrees at the University of New Mexico, concentrating on Natural Resources and Environmental Law. She . . . Read More
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Environmental Science
Class of 2018
On my first rock climbing trip, the height and my own inexperience made me very nervous - but the same gut feeling that comes from being out of your comfort zone represents growth! . . . Read More
Ask A Question
Sierra Nevada University's Interdisciplinary Studies program offers majors in
Outdoor Adventure Leadership, Sustainability, Digital Arts & Business, Journalism & Media,
Psychology & Art or Music, and International Studies & Humanities