Current Course Offerings

For a complete list of course offerings see the Degree Plans found in current and previous catalog's.

REC-100 | Organization and Admin of Recreation | 2 credits
This course is an introduction of organization and administration as it is implemented in our communities, state, government parks and society.

REC-212 | Biking and Hiking | 2 credits
This course is an introduction and study of the basic skills, equipment and safety of biking and hiking in community and park settings. Access to a bicycle and helmet required.

REC-214 | Skiing | 1 credit
This course is and introduction of the basic skills of downhill skiing and is intended for those who do not know how to ski. Field trips required.

REC-220 | Introduction to Archery | 2 credits
This course is an introduction to the sport of archery as it is implemented in an outdoor or indoor setting. We will discuss the lifelong benefits and advantages of learning the sport of archery. Students taking this course have the option to earn a Level 1 archery instructor certification through USA Archery and the National Field Archery Association.

REC-222 | Community Recreation | 2 credits
This is a field and classroom study of community recreation facilities on the local level. The class will study local parks and indoor facilities to learn the everyday organization and planning that goes into a community recreational department.

REC-224 | Park Planning and Management | 2 credits
The course will study the planning and management that goes into a community, state and federal park or private recreational area. Examples of this would be camping units, pads, buildings and recreational equipment in parks. Budget examples will also be studied.

REC-341 | Camping/Outdoor Recreation | 2 to 4 credits
With this course outdoor camping and recreation will offer students experience in learning and organizing a leisure camping and fishing activity. Field experiences are part of this class.
Prerequisite: Take REC-100

REC-344 | Commercial Recreation | 2 credits
This course is designed to introduce the student to the necessary skills, technical abilities and general management of commercial recreation.

REC-382 | Adaptive Rec Mentally/Phys Challenged├ŻAdap Rec/Mentally & Phys Chall | 2 credits
This course is the study of educating people with mental and physical disabilities in the participation of indoor and outdoor recreation.

REC-485 | Internship | 3 to 12 credits
This course is designed for a student to have hands-on field experience while learning about recreation on a community, state and federal level. Recreation management majors will have a learning opportunity with local and state recreational businesses. Pass or unsatisfactory grades only.