RECR 100AC          Basic Weight Training

Provides instruction in basic muscle strength and muscle endurance training using free weights, machines, and body weight (core). Safe and effective exercise techniques, programming (progression), and goal development are addressed in a carefully supervised setting.

Lecture Hours: 0    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 2    Credit Hours: 1

 

RECR 100BC         Introduction to Golf

Teaches the basic rules of golf, instructs students on the fundamental skills (putting, short-game, and full swing), and discusses the etiquette that governs behavior on the course.

Lecture Hours: 0    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 2    Credit Hours: 1

 

RECR 101C         Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Studies

Discusses the theories of leisure, play, and recreation, emphasizing the role leisure plays in modern society. Students will concentrate on psychological aspects of recreation and how it impacts one’s quality of life. Cultural, economic, and social factors about leisure participation will be explored. Community leisure services will be addressed. Career opportunities in a variety of settings will be explored.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

RECR 110AC        Introduction to Recreational Activities

Explores an array of different types of sporting activities used in park and recreation facilities. The student will be exposed to various outdoor and indoor activities such as running, soccer, softball, and badminton, determined at the beginning of the class.

Lecture Hours: 0    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 2    Credit Hours: 1

 

RECR 120C         Recreation Program and Planning

Students will plan, develop, implement, and evaluate recreation and leisure programs. Topics include programming principles, types of programs, publicity, budgeting, supervision, evaluation, facilities, and equipment management.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

RECR 125C         Risk Management in Recreation

Provides a proactive approach to addressing the planning, logistics, and risk management involved in conducting recreation programs. Students will create a risk assessment plan and develop emergency protocols with the goal of planning for a safe environment.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

RECR 220C         Outdoor Recreation

An introductory course on the fundamental concepts of leisure and outdoor recreation. Students will look at how leisure is used to experience nature and its influence on the human condition. An examination of the philosophy, principles, and practices underlying outdoor recreation management by examining agency land management.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

RECR 230C         Leadership for Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services

Leadership is a key cornerstone for a successful recreation, parks, and leisure program. Students will learn the basic concepts, principles, character, techniques, strategies, and problems of leading in the recreation setting. Understanding the common roles of leaders is addressed and students will review effective leadership practices. Students will apply their leadership skill in an organized group setting.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

RECR 250C         Principles of Therapeutic Recreation

Provides an overview of the therapeutic recreation. Students will examine the history and professional opportunities with an emphasis on understanding the people who are served, their disabilities, and the community in which they reside. (Prerequisite: RECR 101C with a grade of C or higher; PYSC 105C recommended)

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

RECR 290C         Recreation and Leisure Internship

Offers the opportunity to put learned theory to practical application in a supervised work environment. Students are required to complete a minimum of 90 hours and complete a portfolio on the internship. Periodic conferences between the site supervisor and NHTI internship coordinators are scheduled to monitor and evaluate student progress. This course is limited to seniors. (Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA in major field courses and permission of the program coordinator)

Lecture Hours: 0    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 9    Credit Hours: 3

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