RECR Recreation

RECR   1530   Introduction to Recreation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Historical examination of the leisure services profession; sociological, economic, psychological, political, and technological considerations for the delivery of leisure and recreation services in contemporary society.

RECR   2131   Introduction to Recreational Therapy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of the models of therapeutic recreation practice. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the underlying philosophical and historical underpinnings for the therapeutic recreation profession. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the rationale for the inclusion of therapeutic recreation in the health care delivery system. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the etiology of disease with the specific implications for the provision of therapeutic recreation service delivery.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   2131H.

RECR   2131H   Intro Therapeutic Research Honors

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of the models of therapeutic recreation practice. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the underlying philosophical and historical underpinnings for the therapeutic recreation profession. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the rationale for the inclusion of therapeutic recreation in the health care delivery system. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the etiology of disease with the specific implications for the provision of therapeutic recreation service delivery.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   2131.

RECR   2530   Leadership and Programming in Leisure Services

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides a basic understanding of the practice and theory of recreation program development and leadership in various service settings. Covers the process of recreation programming, principles of leadership, meeting the needs of a diversity of participants, and the implementation of programs and activities.

RECR   3135   Program Planning in Recreational Therapy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic understanding of program development and leadership issues related to developing program plans, activity analyses, and behavioral objectives in Therapeutic Recreation settings.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   3135H.

RECR   3135H   Prog Plan in Therapeutic Rec Honors

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic understanding of program development and leadership issues related to developing program plans, activity analyses, and behavioral objectives in Therapeutic Recreation settings.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   3135.

RECR   3230   Adventure Education

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Foundation of adventure education, philosophy, ethics, benefits, theoretical underpinnings, research, model programs, and use of adventure education programs for the delivery of services to an expanding clientele base.

RECR   3235   Outdoor Recreation Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The history, philosophy, policies, and laws associated with natural and cultural resource management, and to ecological and heritage preservation concepts as they apply to resource management.

Prerequisite(s): Permisson of Instructor.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   3235H.

RECR   3235H   Outdoor Recreation Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The history, philosophy, policies, and laws associated with natural and cultural resource management, and to ecological and heritage preservation concepts as they apply to resource management.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   3235.

RECR   3236   Planning Recreations Areas and Facilities

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic understanding of the principles and procedures for planning, designing, and operating recreation and park areas and facilities.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

RECR   3335   Introduction to Tourism Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Fundamental understanding of the dynamics and components to tourism and the tourism industry from the historical and applied perspectives.

RECR   3336   Heritage Tourism

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the managerial issues and promotional techniques required for the effective operation of heritage-based tourism and leisure service entities.

RECR   3337   International Tourism

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to the field of international tourism from the social, scientific and applied perspectives, including such concepts as: tourists motivation, foreign exchange, migration, deviant practices associated with international tourism, and the phenomena of tourist-host relations.

RECR   3430   Conference and Event Planning

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of principles and practices specific to meetings and events, such as conferences, conventions, festivals, and workshops. Principles and practices related to site selection, transportation, food and beverage, exhibits, special program features, social functions, and evaluations will be addressed.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   3430H.

RECR   3430H   Conf & Event Planning Honors

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of principles and practices specific to meetings and events, such as conferences, conventions, festivals, and workshops. Principles and practices related to site selection, transportation, food and beverage, exhibits, special program features, social functions, and evaluations will be addressed.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   3430.

RECR   3530   Attraction and Tourism Management Field School

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Utilizes an intensive one-week field school methodology and provides students with an exposure to, and understanding of, the various attractions and infrastructure that compromise a working tourism system. Students will explore and understand a variety of managerial issues pertinent to the operation of specific attractions within the tourism system.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   3335 or Permission of instructor available for qualified non-majors.

RECR   4130   Assessment and Documentation in Recreational Therapy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides students with knowledge related to the systems approach to the clinical concepts of therapeutic recreation. Students will demonstrate an ability to conduct assessments, document on outcomes, and participate in comprehensive program planning.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   2131.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4130H.

RECR   4130H   Assess & Documentation in TR

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides students with knowledge related to the systems approach to the clinical concepts of therapeutic recreation. Students will demonstrate an ability to conduct assessments, document on outcomes, and participate in comprehensive program planning.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   2131.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4130.

RECR   4135   Intervention Techniques in Recreational Therapy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides students with the ability to utilize various intervention techniques. Students will demonstrate the ability to conduct activity and task analysis. Students will demonstrate an understanding of adaptive equipment and leisure education. Students will demonstrate an understanding of advocacy.

RECR   4230   Environmental Education and Interpretation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of principles and practices associated with effective management of recreation users in natural and cultural resource settings; and with the concepts and techniques of interpretation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 or Permission of Instructor.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4230H.

RECR   4230H   Enviornment Ed/Interpretation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of principles and practices associated with effective management of recreation users in natural and cultural resource settings; and with the concepts and techniques of interpretation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 or Permission of Instructor.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4230.

RECR   4430   Financial and Legal Dimensions of Recreation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A basic understanding of techniques of financing and budgeting, and a knowledge of legal, legislative, and risk management concepts as they relate to recreation service delivery.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

RECR   4435   Managing Recreation Organizations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An understanding of organizational behavior, human resources management, ethical principles, and professional issues as they impact the delivery of recreation services.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4435H.

RECR   4435H   Managing Rec Organizations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An understanding of organizational behavior, human resources management, ethical principles, and professional issues as they impact the delivery of recreation services.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4435.

RECR   4530   Marketing Recreation Services

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An understanding of marketing techniques and strategies as they apply to the delivery of recreation services, including knowledge of public relations and promotion strategies.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4530S, RECR   4530H.

RECR   4530H   Marketing Rec Services Honors

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An understanding of marketing techniques and strategies as they apply to the delivery of recreation services, including knowledge of public relations and promotion strategies.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4530S, RECR   4530.

RECR   4530S   Marketing Recreation Services

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An understanding of marketing techniques and strategies as they apply to the delivery of recreation services, including knowledge of public relations and promotion strategies.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4530, RECR   4530H.

RECR   4536   Evaluation and Research

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A basic understanding of research and evaluation methods, design, analysis, interpretation, and report writing; and the ability to conduct, present, evaluate, and utilize research on recreation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

RECR   4630   Professional Development in Recreation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides students with the opportunity to practice and develop skills related to becoming a professional in the Recreation field. Specifically, student will experience opportunities for networking, participate in professional Recreation meetings, develop cover letter and resume skills, develop interview skills, and initiate the internship process via researching multiple sites, contacting appropriate sites, and selecting an emphasis area specific site for internship.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in RECR   1530 and RECR   2530.

RECR   4730   Professional Advancement in Recreational Therapy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to prepare students in therapeutic recreation for making the transition from education to practice. Outside of the classroom, students will complete supervised work under the guidance of a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Within the classroom, students will have the opportunity to discuss current issues in therapeutic recreation, focusing on the application of knowledge to current trends and issues in therapeutic recreation. Special emphasis will be made on applying for and testing for NCTRC certification.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" and prior or concurrent enrollment in RECR   2131 and RECR   3135 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4730H.

RECR   4730H   Professional Advancement in Recreational Therapy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to prepare students in therapeutic recreation for making the transition from education to practice. Outside of the classroom, students will complete supervised work under the guidance of a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Within the classroom, students will have the opportunity to discuss current issues in therapeutic recreation, focusing on the application of knowledge to current trends and issues in therapeutic recreation. Special emphasis will be made on applying for and testing for NCTRC certification.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" and prior or concurrent enrollment in RECR   2131 and RECR   3135 or Permission of Instructor.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4530S, RECR   4530.

RECR   4790   Internship

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A sixteen-week supervised work experience related to student's emphasis area which allows application of classroom knowledge and theory to practice.

Prerequisite(s): Total Institution GPA of 2.0 or better, completion of all university core curriculum and major degree requirements, 200 approved experience hours, and permission of Recreation emphasis area faculty.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4790S.

RECR   4790S   Internship

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A sixteen-week supervised work experience related to student's emphasis area which allows application of classroom knowledge and theory to practice.

Prerequisite(s): Total Institution GPA of 2.0 or better, completion of all university core curriculum and major degree requirements, 200 approved experience hours, and permission of Recreation emphasis area faculty.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4790.

RECR   4830   Selected Topics in Recreation

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to study contemporary topics and issues relevant to the recreation and leisure profession in an individual setting. The student will be able to work with faculty in a rigorous, closely directed, research or exploratory environment.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4830H.

RECR   4830H   Selected Topics in Rec Honors

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to study contemporary topics and issues relevant to the recreation and leisure profession in an individual setting. The student will be able to work with faculty in a rigorous, closely directed, research or exploratory environment.

Cross Listing(s): RECR   4830.