Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Athletics * - Courses

REC 101 Introduction to Rowing
Recreation Instruction

This class is designed to introduce students to the sport of rowing. Instruction will be taught in the basics of sweep rowing. Student will require skills, knowledge and terminology in order to join a rowing club/team and use a rowing machine in any gym. The student will also have knowledge of rowing as an Olympic Sport, rowing's history and boat terminology. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 102 Introduction to Triathalon
Recreation Instruction

Triathlon training is a one credit intensive conditioning program using a cross training approach to achieve a high level of personal fitness. The emphasis will be on skill development in the areas of swimming, biking and running to prepare students for a triathlon event. The course will incorporate a variety of training methods to ensure a smooth and progressive development of individual cardiovascular fitness. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 106 Volleyball
Recreation Instruction

Develops basic skills in volleyball: correct methods of passing, setting, spiking, and serving; rules, scoring, and team play. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 110 Jogging & Conditioning
Recreation Instruction

Various modalities for achieving and maintaining a conditioning program; conditioning exercises; jogging. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 111 Beginning Tennis
Recreation Instruction

Strictly for beginners. Basic skills necessary for participation in game of tennis. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 112 Intermediate Tennis
Recreation Instruction

Develops intermediate skills to perform at an intermediate level of play. Competitive experiences. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)



REC 113 Beginning Golf
Recreation Instruction

Fundamentals of grip, stance, and swing; develops basic understanding of the game. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)


REC 114 Intermediate Volleyball
Recreation Instruction

Develops control of basic skills, position specialization, and rules interpretations, and develops team skills. REC courses were formally ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 116 Fitness and Conditioning
Recreation Instruction

Various modalities for achieving and maintaining personal fitness: weight training, circuit training; cardiovascular development; diet and nutrition. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 119 Introduction to Swimming
Recreation Instruction

For the nonswimmer; basic skills of swimming and the rudiments of safety in and about the water. (ARC certification available.) There is a fee associated with this class. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 121 Intermediate Swimming
Recreation Instruction

Elements of good swimming; whole stroke; increased endurance; versatility. (ARC certification available.) There is a fee associated with this class. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 122 Lifeguard Training
Recreation Instruction

Lifeguard training teaches the student/candidate to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies in aquatic settings. Students also learn CPR and AED skills. Strong swimming skills are a must. There is a fee associated with this class. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 125 Water Safety Instructor
Recreation Instruction

For swimmers who are Level 5 or better. Gives students knowledge, skills and practical experience in preparation for teaching swimming and water safety classes to children and adults from diverse populations. There is a fee associated with this class. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)


REC 133 Elementary Martial Arts and Self Defense
Recreation Instruction

Basic skills involved in the sport of martial arts and self defense situations. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 136 Self Defense for Women
Recreation Instruction

Enhances the options of self-defense for women by providing information and tactics for various types of abductive encounters perpetrated against women. RAD certified. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 139 Basketball
Recreation Instruction

Fundamentals of basketball: basic skills, rules and scoring, class competition. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 143 Beginning Racquetball
Recreation Instruction

Every phase of the game: singles, cutthroat; develops skills and physical fitness level. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 145 Beginning in Line Skating
Recreation Instruction

Develops skills for skating, gliding, balance, forward and backward skating, stopping, pivots, and crossovers. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 146 Intermediate in Line Skating
Recreation Instruction

Reviews basic skills and safety components of in-line skating. Improves performance of basic skills to an increased proficiency level. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 150 Social Dance 1
Recreation Instruction

Basic dance patterns and variations of modern ballroom dancing. Students acquire skill in leading, following, and dancing comfortably and smoothly. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 151 Folk and Square Dancing
Recreation Instruction

Basic steps: slides, polkas, waltzes, schottisches, grapevines, and hops used in dances of many different ethnic groups. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 153 Social Dance 2
Recreation Instruction

Basic dance patterns and variations of modern ballroom dancing. Students acquire skill in leading, following, and dancing comfortably and smoothly. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 156 Hatha Yoga 2
Recreation Instruction

For students who have already acquired the basic skills of Hatha Yoga; more advanced postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), and relaxation techniques. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 157 Hatha Yoga 3
Recreation Instruction

Advanced Hatha Yoga class that includes challenging postures, longer holding times, pranayama (breathing) practices, and relaxation for deeper self awareness REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 160 Tai Chi 1
Recreation Instruction

This course is an introduction to QigongTaiji. Rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine, these art forms utilize various movement exercises/forms or non-movements to enhance well being: physically, emotionally and spiritually. Origins and techniques will be discussed and practiced. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 163 ATH 163- Power Yoga
Recreation Instruction

The emphasis of the class will be on asanas (poses) and vinyasa (flow) for increased flexibility, improved health, relaxation, and reduced stress in daily living. Class participants will also be exposed to the language and concepts of Yoga. A typical class will include breathing techniques and asana practice, which focus on balancing and inverted poses REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses)

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 165 Beginning Badminton
Recreation Instruction

Fundamentals of badminton: basic skills, rules and scoring, singles and doubles play, class competition. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 166 Intermediate Badminton
Recreation Instruction

Advanced techniques of play and skills. Emphasizes strategy and play. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 168 Backpacking 1
Recreation Instruction

Introductory course; develops skills of beginning backpacking and hiking. Focuses on team-building skills and group dynamics. Includes required weekend backpacking trip. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 170 Canoeing
Recreation Instruction

Basic skills instruction for flat-water and moving-water canoeing. Includes instruction on safety maneuvers, rescue, and trip planning. Focuses on team-building skills and group dynamics. Final includes all-day and/or weekend trip. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 171 Soccer
Recreation Instruction

Fundamentals of soccer: basic skills, rules and scoring, class competition. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 173 Aerobic Dance
Recreation Instruction

Aerobic activities and exercises that emphasize flexibility, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



REC 175 Swimming Fitness
Recreation Instruction

Designed to increase physical wellness through cardiovascular activities both in and out of the pool. There is a fee associated with this class. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


REC 190 Introduction to Wellness
Recreation Instruction

Introduces the importance and holistic natures of the six dimensions of personal wellness and fitness. The opportunity for students to assess their current wellness and health status will be offered during lab. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)



REC 195 CPR-AHA Core Instructor Training
Recreation Instruction

This course is designed to develop skills and teaching strategies so that the participant can properly serve as the instructor of a CPR provider course. The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from heart disease and stroke. This course will teach new students how to instruct CPR classes for the healthcare provider, layperson and how to teach CPR with first aid to the community. The course gives the experienced CPR provider the opportunity to learn how to teach and evaluate CPR skills. The course outline will entail what and how to teach; it is not designed to teach basic CPR skills as CPR certification is a prerequisite for the course. Upon successful completion of this course the participant will receive the AHA CPR Instructor certification. The focus of the class is developing the art of teaching effectively. Instructors are the key to disseminating the "art and science" of CPR, in the philosophy and skills of these life saving techniques. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)


REC 201 Organization and Administration of Recreational Sports
Recreation Instruction

The study of skills in programming and administration necessary for the development and organization of programs in recreational sports: instructional sports, intramural sports, extramural sports, informal sports, adventure pursuits, fitness, sport clubs, aquatics and facilities. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)



REC 220 Principles of Athletic Training
Recreation Instruction

Practical application of specialized athletic training techniques; basic life support; injury recognition, fundamentals of adhesive taping, strapping, and bracing applications. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)


REC 221 First Aid and Personal Safety
Recreation Instruction

Theory and practice of first aid for the injured. Students will receive national certification in first aid, CPR, and AED use upon completion of the class. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Non-Graded Component (NON)



REC 496 Recreation Internship
Recreation Instruction

The purpose of the Recreation Internship is to offer the student a practical application experience, thus bridging the gap between the academic setting and career goals and aspirations. The student intern will be given the opportunity to learn about the foundation of the department and program areas. The student will have the opportunity to assess his/her skills in an active, learning environment in order to test current knowledge and to develop new skills within his/her area of interest. The student will be provided a working atmosphere that encourages personal and professional growth in order to assist in accomplishing his/her internship goals. REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1-12
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


REC 499 Independent Study
Recreation Instruction

REC courses were formerly ATH (Athletics courses).

Credits: 1-12
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)




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