RECREATION



RECD 2075  - Outdoor Recreation ........................3.00 Credits

A study of the history, scope and philosophy of outdoor recreation. Emphasis is placed on planning,  administering,  and  evaluating outdoor recreational programs. Also, student will experience various techniques in the study of nature, camp craft, boating, and  other activities  that are related to outdoor recreation.


RECD 3045  - Recreational Facility/

Equip Design ............................................................3.00 Credits This course is designed to acquaint the student with various facilities and  equipment  designs  that  are  related  to  areas  of  recreation. Emphasis will be placed on new trends in designing buildings and the  development and purchasing of recreation and park sites.


RECD 4002  - Recreation for the Special Pop.......3.00 Credits Introduces students to the philosophy, objectives and basic concepts of recreation for the aging and  other  special  population  groups. Also,   provides   a   full   range   of   intervention   strategies   and facilitation techniques that are designed specifically to serve the special  population  groups. Emphasis  is  placed  on  program development,  the  selection  of  activities,  implementation  of  the planning,  evaluating  and documentation process.

RECD 4090  - Administration/Supervision of Recreation3.00

Credits

This course is designed to provide a thorough  investigation  of organization, supervision, and administration policies and  practices of governmental, institutional,   public   and   private   recreation agencies. Also, provides management and supervisory theories and practices in terms of establishing and maintaining  the  following: recreational programs, curriculum construction, community relations, physical plant personnel and student relations, and budget planning and policies.


RECD 4095  - Recreation Practicum .....................3.00 Credits Training practicum that includes a total of 105 hours (at least 6 hours per week for 15 consecutive weeks) in a certified recreation or clinical setting in a community environment,  treatment  center  or agency.  The student will be trained under the supervision of a full- time  licensed recreation professional.  Travel and/or professional liability  insurance expenses are required.  Students must  apply  to the  Health,  Physical Education and Recreation Department at least one semester in  advance  to schedule practicum.