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NRRT 534 - Applications in the Outdoor Products Industry

  • 2 credits

This course examines the outdoor products industry and the various steps involved in developing an outdoor product and bringing it to market. Focus is placed on identifying and understanding the outdoor products consumer, before product development processes and product aesthetics and functionality are considered. Students will also learn about the unique characteristics of branding, selling, and distributing outdoor products.


NRRT 530 or concurrent registration.


Sunshine Swetnam
Sunshine Swetnam

Dr. Sunshine Swetnam is a Colorado Native, long time skier, wilderness lover, and educator who believes in the empowerment of others. She is learner-centered, with the philosophy of stewardship at her core. She hopes to educate more people about the environment, the earth, and sustainability with the intent that they fall in love enough to want to take care of our home. She has worked in the ski industry as a ski instructor and in middle management as an assistant ski school director at Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff, Arizona and Mount Aleyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska.