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2013 - 2014

Recreation Management (RecM)


Undergraduate Courses


    100-Level Courses

    RECM 123 : Introduction to Outdoor Recreation Activities. (2:1:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 123 : Introduction to Outdoor Recreation Activities. (2:1:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    DESCRIPTION: Participation in a variety of outdoor activities.

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    RECM 199R : Academic Internship: Practicum. (.5-3:1:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 199R : Academic Internship: Practicum. (.5-3:1:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring Contact Department; Summer Contact Department
    DESCRIPTION: Internship or cooperative education experience evaluated by supervisor and posted on student's transcript

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    200-Level Courses

    RECM 223R : Outdoor Skills Leadership. (2:2:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 223R : Outdoor Skills Leadership. (2:2:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    DESCRIPTION: In-depth approach to leadership skills in selected outdoor specialty areas, including camping, hiking and survival, basic backpacking, winter camping, mountain biking, fly-fishing, sailing, river recreation, rock climbing, family outdoor recreation, and outdoor therapeutic recreation skills.

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    : Camping Skills.
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    : Basic Backpacking.
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    : Fly Fishing.
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    : Wilderness Trek.
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    : Winter Camping.
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    : Hiking and Survival.
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    : Mountain Biking.
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    : Family Outdoor Recreation.
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    : Sailing.
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    : River Recreation.
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    : Outdoor Therapeutic Recreation Skills.
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    : Rock Climbing.
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    : Ski Instructor.
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    300-Level Courses

    RECM 300 : Creating a Good Life through Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 300 : Creating a Good Life through Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    DESCRIPTION: Considering foundational recreation concepts and contemporary issues. Exploring professional opportunities in recreation.

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    RECM 301 : Family Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 301 : Family Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    DESCRIPTION: Exploring the role of family recreation in building successful families.

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    RECM 306 : Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 306 : Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter; Spring
    DESCRIPTION: Leading in nonprofit organizations using effective administrative practices; financial issues; history and development of nonprofits; organizational structure; membership requirements, fund raising, and marketing.

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    RECM 326 : Nonprofit Resource Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 326 : Nonprofit Resource Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    DESCRIPTION: Understanding philanthropy and applying fundraising principles and techniques in a nonprofit organization.

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    RECM 330 : Hospitality Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 330 : Hospitality Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    DESCRIPTION: Introducing hospitality management; integrating with venue and experience management; considering foundational principles, best professional practices; exploring professional opportunities.

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    RECM 336 : Nonprofit Management. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 336 : Nonprofit Management. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    DESCRIPTION: Management practices in nonprofit setting; analyzing and evaluating personnel; measuring performance evaluations; articulating and appreciating volunteer motivations.

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    RECM 344 : Youth Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 344 : Youth Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    DESCRIPTION: Basic youth development and leadership theories applied to understanding adolescents' behavior, programming healthy developmental activities, and providing meaningful learning experiences through recreation.

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    400-Level Courses

    RECM 404 : Principles of Recreation Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 404 : Principles of Recreation Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: ACC 200 & BUS M 201 & BUS M 241; or ACC 200 & FIN 201 & BUS M 241
    DESCRIPTION: Overview of theories, philosophies, and rationale for recreation, experience, and venue management.
    NOTE: If you are taking this course to satisfy the Nonprofit Management minor requirement, you do not need to have the prerequisites completed.

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    RECM 405 : Commercial Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 405 : Commercial Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
    DESCRIPTION: Entrepreneurial strategies; economic concepts applied to commercial recreation; steps of feasibility study and operations management.
    NOTE: For junior and senior students.

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    RECM 420 : Events and Experience Management. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 420 : Events and Experience Management. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: ACC 200 & BUS M 201 & BUS M 241; or ACC 200 & FIN 201 & BUS M 241
    DESCRIPTION: Equipping students with a variety of program planning methods and skills, emphasizing designing and implementing recreation programs and experiences; the fundamental concepts of event planning.

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    RECM 421 : Experiential and Outdoor Education. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 421 : Experiential and Outdoor Education. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Utilizing experiential and outdoor education practices to facilitate outcome-based programs for diverse populations.

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    RECM 425 : Advanced Event and Experience Management. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 425 : Advanced Event and Experience Management. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Advanced understanding and application of event and experience management principles; designing, planning, implementing and evaluating a special event.

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    RECM 430 : Venue Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 430 : Venue Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: ACC 200 & BUS M 201 & BUS M 241; or ACC 200 & FIN 201 & BUS M 241
    DESCRIPTION: Understanding aspects of venue management (crowd management, capital improvement, booking, rental rates, housekeeping, event coordination, promotion, contracts, signage, second experience, press relations, box office, etc.); applying to public and private recreation venues.

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    RECM 435 : Advanced Venue Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 435 : Advanced Venue Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Examining more closely additional aspects of venue management (sponsorship, premium seating, ticketing, event production, food and beverage, crisis and emergencies, merchandise, professional membership) applying to public and private recreation venues.

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    RECM 453 : Grant Writing. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    DESCRIPTION: Oral and written communication skills; financial issues in the nonprofit field; grant writing history; writing successful grants; needs of foundations.

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    RECM 460 : Inclusion and Disabilities in Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 460 : Inclusion and Disabilities in Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: ACC 200 & BUS M 201 & BUS M 241; or ACC 200 & FIN 201 & BUS M 241
    DESCRIPTION: Making recreation / leisure services available to all populations. Analyzing implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act in recreational settings. Preparing recreation providers with knowledge and practical experience to enable them to include people from populations that have historically been underserved.

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    RECM 470 : Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 470 : Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: ACC 200 & BUS M 201 & BUS M 241; or ACC 200 & FIN 201 & BUS M 241
    DESCRIPTION: Philosophy, agencies, professional organizations, services, programs, practices, and disability groups related to therapeutic recreation.

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    RECM 471 : Assessment in Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 471 : Assessment in Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 460 & RECM 470
    DESCRIPTION: Patient assessment techniques and program plan development.

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    RECM 472 : Program Dynamics in Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 472 : Program Dynamics in Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 471
    DESCRIPTION: Comprehensive, specific, and individual program design; assessment interviewing; documentation of patient progress and facilitation techniques; intervention strategies.

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    RECM 473 : Issues in Administration of Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 473 : Issues in Administration of Therapeutic Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 471
    DESCRIPTION: Issues related to personnel/clinical supervision, standards of practice, ethical behavior, program evaluation, quality management, financing, organization, administration, leisure education, and credentialing in therapeutic recreation.

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    RECM 485 : Community Recreation Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 485 : Community Recreation Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Managing community recreation services; application of management principles to public and nonprofit recreation agencies.

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    RECM 486 : Risk Management in Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 486 : Risk Management in Recreation. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Overview of the legal process, legal issues, and risk management considerations regarding the jurisprudence to U.S. civil law as they relate to recreational experiences and venues.

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    RECM 487 : Evaluation for Recreation Managers. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 487 : Evaluation for Recreation Managers. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Acquiring and applying evaluation knowledge and skills to manage quality and effectiveness of recreation services and experiences.

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    RECM 489 : Careers in Recreation. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 489 : Careers in Recreation. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Exploring careers available in recreation, experience, and venue management, therapeutic recreation, and nonprofit organizations.
    NOTE: Fee.

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    RECM 490 : Senior Capstone. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 404 & RECM 420 & RECM 430
    DESCRIPTION: Synthesizing business and recreation coursework applying to case analysis solving problems for recreation, venue, and experience organizations; developing business plans and establishing nonprofit organization plans; encouraging innovation.

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    RECM 491 : Recreation Facility Planning. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 491 : Recreation Facility Planning. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
    PREREQUISITE: Instructor's consent.
    DESCRIPTION: Developing facilities for public and private recreation programs.

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    RECM 496R : Senior Internship. (.5-12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: RECM 486 & RECM 487
    DESCRIPTION: Full-time work experience in a recreation or therapeutic recreation agency under the supervision of a recreation or venue management professional or a certified therapeutic recreation specialist. Applying academic skills and knowledge to solve problems and stimulate innovation.

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    RECM 497R : Special Topics and Research. (.5-4:ARR:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 497R : Special Topics and Research. (.5-4:ARR:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: Instructor's consent.
    DESCRIPTION: Special topics, mentored research, and learning experiences, including attending professional conferences, Study Abroad participation, and other learning experiences.

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    RECM 499R : Honors Thesis. (3:0:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring Contact Department; Summer Contact Department
    PREREQUISITE: Departmental approval.
    DESCRIPTION: Thesis project representing independent work and reflecting highest standards of undergraduate achievement.
    NOTE: Must receive both departmental and Honors Program approval.

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    500-Level Graduate Courses (available to advanced undergraduates)

    RECM 599R : Academic Internship. (.5-8:1:40)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    RECM 599R : Academic Internship. (.5-8:1:40)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: Instructor's consent.
    DESCRIPTION: Professional leadership practicum.

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Graduate Courses



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