Recreation (REC)

REC 404G   Recreation Facility Management    3 Hours

A practical orientation to management for a variety of recreation facilities.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

REC 420G   Commercial Recreation Tourism    3 Hours

Commercial recreation and tourism, including the establishment, supervision, and operation of areas and facilities.
Prerequisite(s): REC 200, REC 302, and REC 306.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

REC 424G   Camp and Conference Center Administration    3 Hours

Organization and administration of camp and conference center programs and facilities including history, trends, staffing, client needs, finance, marketing, and legal issues.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

REC 426G   Facility Planning and Design    3 Hours

Facility planning and design process with emphasis on the unique features on many different areas and types of facilities. Field experiences required. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.
Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2015; winter 2016; winter 2017

REC 428G   Community Centers and Playgrounds    3 Hours

An intensive investigation of playground and community center operations.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

REC 430G   Recreation Resource Management    3 Hours

Multi-use natural resource management concepts, issues in resource management and the synthesis of concept and practical knowledge into real and simulated applications of land use and environmental problems related to the leisure service industry. Field trips required. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

REC 434G   Environmental Interpretation    3 Hours

Environmental interpretation in leisure and educational settings. Includes interpretive design of exhibits and facilities. Emphasizes the development of presentation and program skills.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

REC 435G   Outdoor Expedition Planning    3 Hours

Principles and techniques for planning, designing, implementing and evaluating extended outdoor expedition programs. Overnight field trips required. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2017

REC 437G   Outdoor Leadership Expedition    3 Hours

Outdoor Leadership capstone course involving a backcountry expedition, leadership development, and teaching techniques. Successful students will receive the Wilderness Education Association Outdoor Leader Certification. Overnight, extended field-trips required. Field experiences required. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.
Prerequisite(s): REC 435G or instructor permission.
Course Fee: $800
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2017; summer 2017

REC 482G   Recreation Workshop    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 9 hrs)

Workshops are designed to study special areas relating to the recreation profession. Workshops may be experiential in nature or may follow a traditional class format. Field experiences and/or study at regional campus locations are usually required. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off-campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.
Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2015; winter 2016; winter 2017; fall 2017