RED - RECREATION EDUCATION

Department of Health Promotion & Human Perfromance (EDU)


RED - 1010 POPULAR OUTDOOR PURSUITS
[1 hour] Study of and participation in the skills and knowledge of various outdoor recreational activities in natural settings. Two weekend trips usually required. Courses are graded P/NC. Lab fee may be required.


RED - 1300 INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES
[3 hours] A general introductory course which gives an overview of recreation and leisure in educational, governmental, institutional, and professional settings. Explores historical, social, and economic implications from personal and professional perspectives.


RED - 1310 RECREATION PROGRAMMING
[3 hours] Theories and principles of programming, preparation of materials and resources, and practical experiences in organization and development of exemplary programs and scheduling. Prerequisite: RED 1300


RED - 1400 CAMPING AND OUTDOOR RECREATION
[3 hours] Major areas covered include: equipment, nutrition, first aid, planning, ethics and conservation. Overnight trip and lab fee required. Includes discussions on economics, land planning, understanding conservation problems, trends and projections.


RED - 2300 RECREATION LEADERSHIP AND GROUP
[3 hours] The concepts of recreation leadership will be introduced. These concepts will emphasize group dynamics, group behavior and development creativity in recreational leadership, and problem solving as related to recreation.


RED - 2940 FIELD EXPERIENCE
[3 hours] The student will gain personal experience in the field of parks and recreation at an appropriate agency. The student will participate in a wide range of agency activities. Prerequisite: RED 1310


RED - 4300 RECREATION AND ADAPTATION FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
[3 hours] An introductory course into mainstreaming as applied to the delivery of recreation services to individuals with disabilities. Forty hour volunteer component required.


RED - 4310 LEISURE AND POPULAR CULTURE
[3 hours] This course provides a comprehensive study of leisure and culture. The course consists of three areas: history of leisure, leisure and its association with culture, and leisure philosophy.


RED - 4320 RECREATION ADMINISTRATION
[3 hours] The political and economic policy and decision making in recreation are investigated. Content includes the investigation of financial resources and recreation, and management and marketing of recreation from an administration prospective.


RED - 4400 NATURALIST AND INTERPRETIVE SERVICE
[3 hours] Lectures and laboratory exercises to analyze the role and the skills of the park naturalist including outdoor education techniques. Additionally, students will identify appropriate means of interpreting park features and facilities to the public.


RED - 4410 PARK AND RECREATION PLANNING
[3 hours] An integration of landscape architecture, facility design and location, as well as the functional aesthetic considerations of park and recreational facility planning. Emphasis will be on plan-formulation procedures.


RED - 4420 LEISURE PROGRAM EVALUATION TECHNIQUES
[3 hours] A critical study of the problems relating to the evaluation of park, recreation and leisure service programs in America. Students will conduct assigned field studies to become familiar with current program evaluation practices in the park, recreation and leisure services discipline.


RED - 4500 INTRODUCTION TO THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
[3 hours] Theories principles and history of therapeutic recreation will be discussed. Lectures, discussions, self-directed learning activities, will examine the structure and function of therapeutic recreation for individuals with limitations.


RED - 4510 MEDICAL AND CLINICAL ASPECTS OF THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
[3 hours] This course was designed to give students an indepth knowledge of the medical aspects relating to impairments and their implications for therapeutic recreation practice. Prerequisite: Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation.


RED - 4520 ASSESSMENT AND DOCUMENTATION IN THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
[3 hours] This course was designed to introduce the student to documentation and assessment skills needed for therapeutic recreation practice including: initial evaluation, treatment plan, progress note and discharge summary. Prerequisite: Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation.


RED - 4540 CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: REHABILITATION
[6 hours] Course involves clinical skills/practice with patients in a psychiatric, rehabilitation, or substance environment. Students are required to participate in 180 hours of clinical training plus 19 hours of clinical skills development. Prerequisite: RED 4500, 4510, 4520; Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation.


RED - 4550 CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: LONG-TERM CARE
[6 hours] Course involves clinical skills/practice with patients in a long-term nursing home or mental retardation environment. Students are required to participate in 180 hours of clinical training plus 19 hours of clinical skills development. Prerequisite: RED 4500, 4510, 4520; Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation.


RED - 4560 PROGRAMMING AND ADMINISTRATION IN THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
[3 hours] Course will focus on current professional issues and techniques relating to comprehensive program design, implementation, and evaluation relating to the practice of Therapeutic Recreation. Prerequisite: RED 4500, 4510, 4520; Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation.


RED - 4580 RECREATIONAL THERAPY PROJECT EVALUATION
[1 - 3 hours] This course was designed to give the student an opportunity to implement and evaluate a research project in affiliation with his/her full-time internship in Recreational Therapy. Prerequisite: RED 4540, 4550, 4560; Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation Corequisite: RED 4940


RED - 4590 RECREATIONAL THERAPY PROJECT DESIGN
[1 - 3 hours] This course was designed to give the student an opportunity to design a research project in affiliation with his/her full-time internship in Recreational Therapy. Prerequisite: RED 4540, 4550, 4560; Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation Corequisite: RED 4940


RED - 4600 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] Social inquiry of United States wildlife, their habitat and implications for management. State and national wildlife areas, endangered species, recreational safari areas and the behavior aspects of the hunter, fisherman and naturalist will be investigated.


RED - 4610 WILDERNESS POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] An extended field trip to major wilderness areas and national parks and forests of the United States and Canada. Includes a comprehensive analysis of major resource areas and small group dynamics, as well as practical exercises in survival, rescue techniques and orienteering. Lab fee is required.


RED - 4900 SEMINAR IN RECREATION AND LEISURE
[1 - 3 hours] This course was designed to provide a consideration of problems and provide advanced study in recreation and leisure education not offered as part of the current curriculum.


RED - 4930 SENIOR FIELD EXPERIENCE
[12 hours] An opportunity for the student to become totally involved as an intern in functionally related tasks which will help prepare for an appropriate role as a professional in the field. Not available for therapeutic recreation students.


RED - 4940 INTERNSHIP IN RECREATIONAL THERAPY
[6 - 12 hours] This course was designed to give the student a comprehensive full-time experience in Recreational Therapy. The student will complete 40 hours per week per credit hour. Prerequisite: Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation; RED 4540, 4550, 4560


RED - 4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES
[1 - 3 hours] Designed to provide students with the opportunity to work individually on professional problems under the direction of faculty of the Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance. All individual studies must have a specialty title. Seminar sheet required.


RED - 5300 RECREATION AND ADAPTATION FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] An introductory course into mainstreaming as applied to the delivery of recreation services to individuals with disabilities. Forty hour volunteer component required. Completion of RED 2000 recommended.


RED - 5310 LEISURE AND POPULAR CULTURE
[3 hours] This course provides a comprehensive study of leisure and culture. The course consists of three areas: history of leisure, leisure and its association with culture, and leisure philosophy.


RED - 5320 RECREATION ADMINISTRATION
[3 hours] The political and economic policy and decision making in recreation are investigated. Content includes the investigation of financial resources and recreation, and management and marketing of recreation from an administration prospective.


RED - 5400 NATURALIST AND INTERPRETIVE SERVICES
[3 hours] Lectures and laboratory exercises to analyze the role and the skills of the park naturalist including outdoor education techniques. Additionally, students will identify appropriate means of interpreting park features and facilities to the public.


RED - 5410 PARK AND RECREATION PLANNING
[3 hours] Park and Recreation Planning. An integration of landscape architecture, facility design and location, as well as the functional aesthetic consideration of park and recreational facility planning. Emphasis will be on plan-formulation procedures.


RED - 5420 LEISURE PROGRAM EVALUATION TECHNIQUES
[3 hours] A critical study of the problems relating to the evaluation of park, recreation and leisure service programs in American Students will conduct assigned field studies to become familiar with current program evaluation practices in the park, recreation and leisure services discipline.


RED - 5500 FOUNDATION OF CREATIVE ARTS THERAPY
[3 hours] An introduction to the philosophy, theory, and practice of music, dance, drama, poetry, horticulture and play as expressive techniques in recreational therapy. Prerequisite: Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation; RED 4940


RED - 5510 ADVENTURE THERAPY PROGRAMMING
[3 hours] An introduction to the philosophy, theory, and historical foundations of adventure therapy as a treatment protocol. Therapeutic uses of outdoor/challenge activities for various special population groups will be explored. Prerequisite: Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation; RED 4940


RED - 5600 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] Social inquiry of United States wildlife, their habitat and implications for management. State and national wildlife areas, endangered species, recreational safari areas and the behavior aspects of the hunter, fisherman and naturalist will be investigated.


RED - 5610 WILDERNESS POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] An extended field trip to major wilderness areas and national parks and forests of the United States and Canada. Includes a comprehensive analysis of major resource areas and small group dynamics, as well as practical exercises in survival, rescue techniques and orienteering. Lab fee is required.


RED - 5940 INTERNSHIP IN RECREATION AND LEISURE
[1 - 6 hours] An opportunity for the student specializing in Outdoor Recreation, National Parks and Community Recreation Programs to work in an internship experience under the supervision of a recreation specialist.


RED - 6920 MASTER'S PROJECT IN RECREATION AND LEISURE
[1 - 4 hours] Master's Research Project in Recreation. Open to a graduate student who elects the completion of a research project to fulfill the research requirements of the master's degree program.


RED - 6930 SEMINAR IN RECREATION AND LEISURE
[1 - 3 hours] This course was designed to provide a consideration of problems and provide advanced study in recreation and leisure education not offered as part of the current curriculum.


RED - 6940 INTERNSHIP
[1 - 4 hours] Course will incorporate advanced recreational therapy programming skills within an internship environment using expressive techniques.
01: Creative Arts Therapy Psychiatric
02: Creative Arts Therapy Rehabilitation
03: Creative Arts Therapy Long Term Care
04: Creative Arts Therapy Mental Retardation
05: Supervision Psychiatric
06: Supervision Rehabilitation
07: Supervision Long Term Care
08: Supervision Mental Retardation
Prerequisite: Admission into the Professional Sequence in Therapeutic Recreation; RED 4940


RED - 6960 MASTER'S THESIS IN RECREATION AND LEISURE
[1 - 4 hours] Master's Research Thesis in Recreation. Open to a graduate student who elects the completion of a master's thesis to fulfill the research requirements of the master's degree program.


RED - 6990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN RECREATION AND LEISURE
[1 - 3 hours] Independent study of specific problems under the supervision of a Recreation and Leisure Studies faculty member. The student should obtain the consent of the faculty member who will supervise the study .

Last Updated: 5/5/14