About this Program
The Physical Education Outdoor Education (PEOE) minor is designed for students pursuing careers in education who want to enhance their major experience with outdoor and adventure education approaches and methods. Whether you’re in Elementary or Secondary Education, Special Education, Teaching Sciences, or Physical Education, PEOE is an exciting option!
Methods, philosophies, and team-oriented practices learned in outdoor and adventure education cut across multiple disciplines. Duluth and the surrounding area offers an ideal setting for practice and application of PEOE skills and knowledge that can be applied to the profession of your choice.
The PEOE minor is designed for students to learn and apply a variety of teaching and leadership methods, while acquiring physical and technical skills related to lifetime outdoor and adventure pursuits.
Students who complete the PEOE minor may apply their skills and knowledge to a variety of professional fields, such as K-12 physical education or science; outdoor and nature-based education; park services, natural resource management; community-based recreation; or youth development.