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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 and REC 302 and REC 306

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018

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: fall 2018

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. Note: Students are responsible for their own transportation to off campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2016; winter 2017; winter 2018

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. Note: 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: spring 2018

REC 435G    Outdoor Expedition Planning    3 Hours

Principles and techniques for planning, designing, implementing and evaluating extended outdoor expedition programs. Overnight field trips required. Note: Students are responsible for their own transportation to off campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.

Recent Term(s) Offered: 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. Note: Students are responsible for their own transportation to off campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.

Prerequisite(s): REC 435G (may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor

Course Fee: $500

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. Note: Students are responsible for their own transportation to off-campus meetings. University transportation provided when possible.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2016; winter 2017