Snowboarding I
Academic Noncredit

For novice students who have never ridden a snowboard and want to learn. This course takes the novice through the skill of snowboarding in a variety of snow conditions. Students will learn safety, rider awareness, and slope selection. Includes study of recreation-management issues associated with snow boarding, consumerism, and safety.

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

Online book and material fees may be added up until the first week of class. Students may opt out during the first two weeks of class. For more information, visit the Campus Store Inclusive Access Program's webpage. If you opt out, you will be responsible for obtaining the course materials yourself for the course.

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.

Class Sections For Snowboarding I (PRTS 435)

Spring 2023 Section 1, Starting on: 01/19/2023

Students will finish this course with the ability to: improve their respective snowboarding abilities (beginner, intermediate, advanced), use current snowboard techniques, practice current risk management methods, and understand basic standards of ski resort management. These skills will be acquired thorugh multiple days on the slopes, demonstrations, and discussion. Additionally, issues related to management of U.S. Forest Service administered lands, such as those used in this ski class, as they relate to recreation and other uses. This course is available for Novice through Advanced skiers, and will be grouped based on each individual's skiing ability. Class meets on-campus on Jan. 19 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Brighton field sessions will be on 8 Thursdays (Feb. 16-Apr. 6). Fee includes 8 seven-hour day passes for each day of the on-snow class. No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see

Date(s) Day Time Location
01/19/23 Th 6:00 pm -9:00 pm MARRIOTT LIBRARY 1130
Tuition: $325.00 + Special Fee: $400.00 = $725.00      



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