IDIS 150 31 DCM: Faith & Nature in the Range of Light

This program is not offered this academic year. See this year's interims.

Basic information

  • Location: Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Dates: May 22 - June 9, 2017
  • GPA requirement: 2.00+
  • Cost: 1812 (estimate)

This DCM provides students with an introduction to Christian environmental stewardship and leadership. It starts in Michigan with lecture and discussion as well as with certification in Wilderness First Aid. The class then travels to Yosemite National Park and the broader Sierra Nevada range.

John Muir once wrote that the Sierra Nevada Mountains, often referred to as the range of light, open a thousand windows onto God. They also open a thousand questions about the Christian task of creation care. This DCM provides students with an introduction to Christian environmental stewardship and leadership. It starts in Michigan with lecture and discussion as well as with certification in Wilderness First Aid. The class then travels to Yosemite National Park and the broader Sierra Nevada range to apply Christian environmental thought to the complex challenges of land and resource management as well as to hone their skills in wilderness adventure and recreational leadership.

Cost

1812 (estimate)

Questions / contact

Ryan Rooks

Ryan Rooks

Campus Recreation Coordinator, Teaching Staff
Full profile

Related

×

  • Course code:
  • Credits:
  • Semester:
  • Department: