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REC 112. Recreational Camping Skills

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: General camping information and skills. Overnight camping experience. Not for recreation majors.
Semester Offered: Spring


REC 201. Introduction to Recreation/Sport Management

Credits: 3.0 View Details
Description: Designed to explore the field of recreation/sport management including history and theories of professional organizations, characteristics of age groups and ability levels, and observations of recreational agencies. Recommended take REC 241 same semester as REC 201.
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 212. Camp Counseling

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Types of camps, underlying philosophies, trends, camp standards, program planning, and cabin counseling.
Semester Offered: Spring


REC 214. Wilderness Skills

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Wilderness skills such as canoeing, rockclimbing, orienteering and minimum impact techniques. Safety in outdoor adventure pursuits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


REC 241. Recreation Leadership Techniques

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis of recreation leadership techniques, intervention, and styles with individuals and groups of different ages and ability levels. An emphasis will be placed on skill development through practical applications.
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 301. Recreation Program and Event Planning

Credits: 3.0 View Details
Description: Methods and guidelines for the development, organization and implementation of recreational programs and events, and the opportunity to design, lead and evaluate activities with recreational organizations within the community.
Prerequisites: REC 201
Semester Offered: Spring


REC 315. Recreation and Individuals with Disabilities

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Needs, abilities and limitations of individuals with disabilities. Adaptations, facilitation techniques, and legislation with respect to providing recreation and leisure services for individuals with disabilities.
Prerequisites: REC 201, REC 241
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 320. Challenge Course Leadership

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory and practices of challenge course (ropes course) programming including facilitation skills, administrative practices and risk management practices.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


REC 333. Recreational Facility Design and Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An insight into planning and management of various recreational facilities.
Prerequisites: REC 201
Semester Offered: Spring


REC 415. Organization and Administration of Recreation and Sports Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Daily management of human resources and departmental operations: departmental philosophies, policies and procedures; personnel management and professional competence; management styles and personnel laws.
Prerequisites: REC 233 or REC 301
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 416. Marketing for Recreation and Sports Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of event and sport marketing; development of a marketing plan, promotional methods, marketing research, public relations, examination of sport as a consumer product and as a medium by which to sell consumer products.
Prerequisites: REC 233 or REC 301
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 418. Financing for Recreation and Sports Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Financial requirements in Recreation Administration and Sport Management including budgeting, bonds, grants, fundraising, sponsorship, and fiscal accountability.
Prerequisites: REC 233 or REC 301
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


REC 420. Principles of Safety in Recreation and Sports Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development and implementation of sound policies, procedures and safety regulations as the law pertains to recreation and leisure services and sport management.
Prerequisites: REC 415
Semester Offered: Spring


REC 433. Seminar: Recreation Administration and Leadership Theory

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Analysis of organizational and administration practices used in recreation programs and a discussion of the requirements, issues, and problems encountered in internship.
Prerequisites: REC 301
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 444. Senior Internship

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Practical work experience involving operation and administration of an approved recreation or sport related agency. Arranged with internship supervisor semester prior to placement.
Prerequisites: REC 433
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 515. Organization and Administration of Recreation and Sports Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Daily management of human resources and departmental operations: departmental philosophies, policies and procedures; personnel management and professional compenence; management styles and personnel laws.
Prerequisites: REC 301
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 516. Marketing for Recreation and Sports Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of event and sport marketing; development of a marketing plan, promotional methods, marketing research, public relations, examination of sport as a consumer product and as a medium by which to sell consumer products.
Prerequisites: REC 301
Semester Offered: Fall


REC 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 695. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


REC 699. Master's Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Master's Thesis.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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