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Kinesiology

Fall 2017: KIN 1050—Beginning Military Physical Fitness Training
The Army's model of physical fitness training is used to address five aspects of fitness in the context of running, weight training, strength exercise, circuit training, and team sport activities. Students are organized into groups of similar fitness levels.


Fall 2017: KIN 1871—Survey of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport
Professional practice and disciplinary dimensions of kinesiology, recreation, and sport. Subdisciplines, relevant issues, practical applications.


Fall 2017: KIN 3001—Lifetime Health and Wellness
Overview of health/wellness. Physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, environmental, and financial health. Influence of societal changes on general health/wellness of diverse populations.


Fall 2017: KIN 3027—Human Anatomy for Kinesiology Students
Introduction to human anatomy. Emphasizes musculoskeletal anatomy germane to athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning/development.


Fall 2017: KIN 3050—Advanced Military Physical Fitness Training
Students take on leadership roles in implementing Army's model of physical fitness training. Model addresses five aspects of fitness in the context of running, weight training, strength exercise, circuit training, and team sport activities. prereq: 4 cr of 1050 or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 3112—Introduction to Biomechanics
Mechanical principles governing human motion. Human bone, muscle, and neurophysiology. Measurements of human performance. Clinical/applied sport biomechanics. Lab introduces technology for assessing human motor function such as electromyography or force sensors. prereq: [PHYS 1101W or PHYS 1201W or PHYS 1301W or PHYS 1401V or 1107], [3027 or 3111 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or INMD 3001 or INMD 3601]; 3385 recommended


Fall 2017: KIN 3114—Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Principles in athletic training for prevention/care of injury. Taping/bracing techniques. Lab. prereq: [3027 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or equiv], [CEHD student or instr consent]


Fall 2017: KIN 3126W—Sport and Exercise Psychology
Thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of people in physical activity contexts. Foundations approach to theory/research in sport and exercise psychology. prereq: Kin major or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 3131W—History and Philosophy of Sport
Introductory description and interpretation of the historical and philosophical development of physical education and sport from primitive societies to 20th century civilization. prereq: Kin major or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 3132—Introduction to Motor Development Across the Lifespan
Developmental aspects of human movement behavior/learning. Life span change of motor skills. prereq: Kin major or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 3135—Introduction to Motor Learning and Control
Main theoretical ideas/research that have advanced motor control/learning over last three decades.


Fall 2017: KIN 3179—Track and Field Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach track and field. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes


Fall 2017: KIN 3327—Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary School
Overview of the elementary physical education process with focus on a classroom teacher's perspective and needs. Representative experiences include participation, lecture, micro-teaching, final test.


Fall 2017: KIN 3385—Human Physiology
Functional/integrative approach organized by level of description, from molecular genetics to dynamic movement/clinical conditions. Cellular mechanisms for major physiological functions. Exercise, fitness, health, growth. prereq: [[KIN 3027 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611], KIN major] or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 3505—Intro to Human-Centered Design
Application of design to meet human needs. Design of fabricated products, tools/machines, software/hardware interfaces, art/culture, living environments, and complex sociotechnical systems.


Fall 2017: KIN 3696—Supervised Practical Experience
On-the-job supervised practical experience in the fields of sport and exercise under a specialist in a particular area of study or emphasis. prereq: instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 3993—Directed Study in Kinesiology
Students work with faculty and graduate students on research or scholarly/creative activities. Students usually assist with faculty scholarship or carry out projects of their own under faculty supervision. prereq: instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 3993H—Directed Study in Kinesiology: Honors
Student-selected clinical or research experience. prereq: Kin honors, instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 4001H—Honors Seminar in Kinesiology
Contemporary issues in kinesiological research. Laboratory rotations, development of UROP project proposal, development of senior thesis topic, advanced study, career opportunities in Kinesiology, special learning opportunities. prereq: Kinesiology honors


Fall 2017: KIN 4133—Perceptual-Motor Control and Learning
Concepts/principles of coordination/control of perceptually guided movement. Constraints imposed by properties of environment, body (including the nervous system), and goals of behavior. Why we move the way that we do. prereq: [3112, 3132, 3135, KIN major] or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 4136—Embodied Cognition
Introduction to relations between physical behavior/mental activity. Cognitive, emotional, social aspects. Concepts of embodied cognition, their relation to traditional concepts of mind/body. Lifespan development, empirical research. prereq: 3132 or 3135 or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 4385—Exercise Physiology
Effects of exercise on physiological systems of human body. Energy/nutritional requirements of exercise, exercise prescription, athletic conditioning, ergogenic aids, exercise in environmental extremes, gender/heritability factors related to adaptation to training. prereq: [[3385 or PHSL 3051, or equiv], kin major] or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 4520—Current Topics in Kinesiology
Issues in kinesiology or in areas not normally available through regular curriculum offerings. prereq: Upper div in KIN or REC or SMGT or coaching or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 4641—Training Theory & Analytics I for Sport Performance
Course prepares students to systematically design training & conditioning programs for performance, specific to conditioning within aerobic and anaerobic demands. This course utilizes mathematical models with physiological adaptations to maximize performance in sport, dance, public safety and military elites. prereq: [KIN 4385 or exercise physiology course], [upper level undergrad or M.Ed. or grad student]


Fall 2017: KIN 4697—Student Coaching and Seminar
Student coaching practicum under supervision of mentor. Seminar classes. Development of integrative project. prereq: [Coaching minor or certificate] student, GPA of at least 2.50


Fall 2017: KIN 5001—Foundations of Human Factors/Ergonomics
Variability in human performance as influenced by interaction with designs of machines and tools, computers and software, complex technological systems, jobs and working conditions, organizations, and sociotechnical institutions. Emphasizes conceptual, empirical, practical aspects of human factors/ergonomic science.


Fall 2017: KIN 5104—Physical Activities for Persons with Disabilities
Different approaches to providing physical education service and related movement interventions for persons with disabilities. Topics: movement behavior foundations, movement skill progressions, unique considerations for specific impairments, and sport for persons with disabilities


Fall 2017: KIN 5136—Psychology of Coaching
Psychological dimensions of coaching across age levels, including coaching philosophy, leadership, communication skills, motivation, and mental skills training for performance enhancement.


Fall 2017: KIN 5141—Nutrition and Exercise for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Requirements/physiologic roles of nutrients/physical activity in promotion of health. Assessment of energy requirements. RDAs, food composition/safety, weight management. Prevention of chronic diseases. Coronary heart disease. prereq: FScN 1112 or equiv


Fall 2017: KIN 5142—Applied Nutrition for Sport Performance and Optimal Health
This course is designed for students interested in nutrition as it relates to health, exercise and athletic training. Evidenced based information is used to apply current nutrition concepts to improve health, physical and athletic performance. Case studies as well as personal data are employed throughout course to support concepts of lecture.


Fall 2017: KIN 5181—Understanding Kinesiology Research
Prepares students to critically analyze research specific to kinesiology. prereq: Intro statistics recommended


Fall 2017: KIN 5371—Sport and Society
Sport, sporting processes, social influences, systems. Structures that have effected and exist within/among societies, nations, and cultures. Contemporary issues such as social differentiation, violence, and honesty. prereq: [3126W, grad student] or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 5421—Sport Finance
Introduction to financial analysis in sport. Cash flow statements, budgeting issues, traditional/innovative revenue producing strategies available to sport organizations. Discussion, practical analysis of current market. prereq: Grad student or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 5441—Applied Sport Science Research
Introduction to varied contributions of sport sciences to athletic performance. Evaluation of historical research's contributions toward modern day research questions.


Fall 2017: KIN 5461—Issues in the Sport Industry
Critical analysis of management issues within sport industry. Strategic management, corporate social responsibility, human resource management/diversity, governance, sport globalization, sport development. prereq: postbac or grad student or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 5505—Human-Centered Design - Principles and Applications
Application of design to meet human needs. Design of fabricated products, tools/machines, software/hardware interfaces, art/culture, living environments, and complex sociotechnical systems.


Fall 2017: KIN 5511—Sport and Gender
Critically examines women's involvement in/contributions to sport, physical activity, and leisure.


Fall 2017: KIN 5696—Practicum in Kinesiology
Practical experience in kinesiology under supervision of a University faculty member and an agency supervisor. prereq: [Kin MEd or grad student], instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 5723—Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation
Psychosocial bases of risk factors preceding sport injury, responses to the occurrence of sport injury, and the rehabilitation process. Lecture, discussion, guest lecture, interviews, and presentation experience. prereq: Intro psych course


Fall 2017: KIN 5801—Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation
Legal issues related to recreation, park, and sport programs/facilities in public/private sectors.


Fall 2017: KIN 5941—Clinical Movement Neuroscience
Various neural subsystems involved in controlling human motor function. How injury and disease of the nervous system affects motor behavior. Possibilities for rehabilitation and treatment. Lectures, seminars, class presentations. prereq: [3027 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or equiv], [PHSL 3051 or equiv], [4441]


Fall 2017: KIN 5981—Research Methodology in Kinesiology and Sport Management
Defines/reviews various types of research in exercise/sport science, and physical education. Qualitative research, field studies, and methods of introspection as alternative research strategies to traditional scientific paradigm.


Fall 2017: KIN 5992—Readings in Kinesiology
Independent study under tutorial guidance. prereq: [KIN upper div undergrad or MEd or grad student], instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 5995—Research Problems in Applied Kinesiology
Selected topics in physical activity and human performance. prereq: [Kin upper div undergrad or MEd or grad student], 15 cr of major coursework [including 4981 or 5981], instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 8666—Doctoral Pre-Thesis Credits
tbd prereq: Doctoral student who has not passed prelim oral; Dept consent required; No grade associated; 4 completions allowed; up to 24 combined cr.


Fall 2017: KIN 8696—Internship: Applied Sport Psychology
Supervised internship; emphasis on educational sport psychology approaches to athletic performance enhancement and psychological adjustment to sport injury. prereq: 5126, 8126, Kin PhD student, instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 8888—Thesis Credit: Doctoral
(No description) prereq: Max 18 cr per semester or summer; 24 cr required


Fall 2017: KIN 8980—Graduate Research Seminar in Kinesiology
Reporting/discussion of student/faculty research activity. prereq: KIN M.S. or Ph.D. or SMGT M.A. or instr consent


Fall 2017: KIN 8995—Research Problems in Kinesiology
Individual scholarly research. prereq: Kin Ph.D. student or SMGT grad student or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 1050—Beginning Military Physical Fitness Training
The Army's model of physical fitness training is used to address five aspects of fitness in the context of running, weight training, strength exercise, circuit training, and team sport activities. Students are organized into groups of similar fitness levels.


Spring 2018: KIN 1871—Survey of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport
Professional practice and disciplinary dimensions of kinesiology, recreation, and sport. Subdisciplines, relevant issues, practical applications.


Spring 2018: KIN 3001—Lifetime Health and Wellness
Overview of health/wellness. Physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, environmental, and financial health. Influence of societal changes on general health/wellness of diverse populations.


Spring 2018: KIN 3027—Human Anatomy for Kinesiology Students
Introduction to human anatomy. Emphasizes musculoskeletal anatomy germane to athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning/development.


Spring 2018: KIN 3050—Advanced Military Physical Fitness Training
Students take on leadership roles in implementing Army's model of physical fitness training. Model addresses five aspects of fitness in the context of running, weight training, strength exercise, circuit training, and team sport activities. prereq: 4 cr of 1050 or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 3112—Introduction to Biomechanics
Mechanical principles governing human motion. Human bone, muscle, and neurophysiology. Measurements of human performance. Clinical/applied sport biomechanics. Lab introduces technology for assessing human motor function such as electromyography or force sensors. prereq: [PHYS 1101W or PHYS 1201W or PHYS 1301W or PHYS 1401V or 1107], [3027 or 3111 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or INMD 3001 or INMD 3601]; 3385 recommended


Spring 2018: KIN 3114—Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Principles in athletic training for prevention/care of injury. Taping/bracing techniques. Lab. prereq: [3027 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or equiv], [CEHD student or instr consent]


Spring 2018: KIN 3126W—Sport and Exercise Psychology
Thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of people in physical activity contexts. Foundations approach to theory/research in sport and exercise psychology. prereq: Kin major or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 3131W—History and Philosophy of Sport
Introductory description and interpretation of the historical and philosophical development of physical education and sport from primitive societies to 20th century civilization. prereq: Kin major or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 3132—Introduction to Motor Development Across the Lifespan
Developmental aspects of human movement behavior/learning. Life span change of motor skills. prereq: Kin major or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 3135—Introduction to Motor Learning and Control
Main theoretical ideas/research that have advanced motor control/learning over last three decades.


Spring 2018: KIN 3136—Mental Skills Training for Sport
Experientially-based course. Using mental skills training strategies (e.g., imagery, goal setting, relaxation, cognitive restructuring, motivation) for enhancing sport performance and personal growth of athletes.


Spring 2018: KIN 3168—Soccer Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach soccer. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes


Spring 2018: KIN 3169—Volleyball Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach volleyball. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes


Spring 2018: KIN 3173—Football Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach football. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes


Spring 2018: KIN 3327—Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary School
Overview of the elementary physical education process with focus on a classroom teacher's perspective and needs. Representative experiences include participation, lecture, micro-teaching, final test.


Spring 2018: KIN 3385—Human Physiology
Functional/integrative approach organized by level of description, from molecular genetics to dynamic movement/clinical conditions. Cellular mechanisms for major physiological functions. Exercise, fitness, health, growth. prereq: [[KIN 3027 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611], KIN major] or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 3696—Supervised Practical Experience
On-the-job supervised practical experience in the fields of sport and exercise under a specialist in a particular area of study or emphasis. prereq: instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 3993—Directed Study in Kinesiology
Students work with faculty and graduate students on research or scholarly/creative activities. Students usually assist with faculty scholarship or carry out projects of their own under faculty supervision. prereq: instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 3993H—Directed Study in Kinesiology: Honors
Student-selected clinical or research experience. prereq: Kin honors, instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 4001H—Honors Seminar in Kinesiology
Contemporary issues in kinesiological research. Laboratory rotations, development of UROP project proposal, development of senior thesis topic, advanced study, career opportunities in Kinesiology, special learning opportunities. prereq: Kinesiology honors


Spring 2018: KIN 4133—Perceptual-Motor Control and Learning
Concepts/principles of coordination/control of perceptually guided movement. Constraints imposed by properties of environment, body (including the nervous system), and goals of behavior. Why we move the way that we do. prereq: [3112, 3132, 3135, KIN major] or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 4136—Embodied Cognition
Introduction to relations between physical behavior/mental activity. Cognitive, emotional, social aspects. Concepts of embodied cognition, their relation to traditional concepts of mind/body. Lifespan development, empirical research. prereq: 3132 or 3135 or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 4214—Health Promotion
Behavioral and environmental theories of health promotion. How to develop and evaluate programs. Smoking cessation, asthma management programs. Students develop a health promotion program for their class project.


Spring 2018: KIN 4385—Exercise Physiology
Effects of exercise on physiological systems of human body. Energy/nutritional requirements of exercise, exercise prescription, athletic conditioning, ergogenic aids, exercise in environmental extremes, gender/heritability factors related to adaptation to training. prereq: [[3385 or PHSL 3051, or equiv], kin major] or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 4641—Training Theory & Analytics I for Sport Performance
Course prepares students to systematically design training & conditioning programs for performance, specific to conditioning within aerobic and anaerobic demands. This course utilizes mathematical models with physiological adaptations to maximize performance in sport, dance, public safety and military elites. prereq: [KIN 4385 or exercise physiology course], [upper level undergrad or M.Ed. or grad student]


Spring 2018: KIN 4697—Student Coaching and Seminar
Student coaching practicum under supervision of mentor. Seminar classes. Development of integrative project. prereq: [Coaching minor or certificate] student, GPA of at least 2.50


Spring 2018: KIN 4741—Training Theory & Analytics 2 for Sport Performance
Course prepares students to systematically design training & conditioning programs for performance, specific to speed, power, reaction & agility. This course utilizes periodization models with expected physiological & neuromuscular adaptations to maximize human performance in sport, dance, public safety and military elites. prereq: KIN 4641, [upper level undergrad or M.Ed. or grad student]


Spring 2018: KIN 5104—Physical Activities for Persons with Disabilities
Different approaches to providing physical education service and related movement interventions for persons with disabilities. Topics: movement behavior foundations, movement skill progressions, unique considerations for specific impairments, and sport for persons with disabilities


Spring 2018: KIN 5122—Applied Exercise Physiology
Mechanisms of cardiorespiratory and muscular responses to exercise; application of exercise physiology to assessment of work capacity, athletic conditioning, and requirements of human powered vehicles; low to moderate exercise as an intervention in lowering risk for common health problems. prereq: 4385 or equiv or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5123—Motivational Interventions in Physical Activity
Psychological principles related to physical activity (PA). Delivery of motivational interventions for physical activity. Motivational PA interventions. Two papers, one presentation, two exams. prereq: 3126W or grad student


Spring 2018: KIN 5126—Social Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity
Theory/research on social influences, individual differences, motivational processes. How sport/physical activity contribute to psycho-social development. Social psychological factors influencing physical activity beliefs/behaviors. prereq: 3126W or equiv or grad student or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5136—Psychology of Coaching
Psychological dimensions of coaching across age levels, including coaching philosophy, leadership, communication skills, motivation, and mental skills training for performance enhancement.


Spring 2018: KIN 5142—Applied Nutrition for Sport Performance and Optimal Health
This course is designed for students interested in nutrition as it relates to health, exercise and athletic training. Evidenced based information is used to apply current nutrition concepts to improve health, physical and athletic performance. Case studies as well as personal data are employed throughout course to support concepts of lecture.


Spring 2018: KIN 5371—Sport and Society
Sport, sporting processes, social influences, systems. Structures that have effected and exist within/among societies, nations, and cultures. Contemporary issues such as social differentiation, violence, and honesty. prereq: [3126W, grad student] or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5385—Exercise for Healthy Aging & Disease Prevention and Management
Exercise testing/prescription with modifications required because of special considerations associated with aging, gender differences, or presence of medical conditions. prereq: Physiology or biology undergrad


Spring 2018: KIN 5601—Sport Management Ethics and Policy
How to critically analyze ethical concepts that underpin or inform sport policies and evaluate sport policies from a normative point of view. Selected sport policy issues are used to illustrate relevance of ethical considerations in policy development and to explore the ethical implications of sport policy. prereq: MEd or grad student or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5631—Programming and Promotion in Sport
Introduction to marketing concepts as they apply to sport industry. Consumer behavior, market research, marketing mix, corporate sponsorship, licensing. Discussion, practical application. prereq: Kin or Rec grad student or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5696—Practicum in Kinesiology
Practical experience in kinesiology under supervision of a University faculty member and an agency supervisor. prereq: [Kin MEd or grad student], instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5725—Organization and Management of Physical Education and Sport
Comprehensive analysis of organization and management of physical education and sport in educational settings. Focus on management and planning processes, management skills, functions, roles, decision making, leadership, shared systems, and organizational motivation. For physical education teachers, coaches, community sport administrators. prereq: Grad/initial licensure or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5992—Readings in Kinesiology
Independent study under tutorial guidance. prereq: [KIN upper div undergrad or MEd or grad student], instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 5995—Research Problems in Applied Kinesiology
Selected topics in physical activity and human performance. prereq: [Kin upper div undergrad or MEd or grad student], 15 cr of major coursework [including 4981 or 5981], instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 8135—Seminar: Motor Control and Learning
Advanced reading/discussion of research on motor control, motor learning, human performance. prereq: grad student or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 8666—Doctoral Pre-Thesis Credits
tbd prereq: Doctoral student who has not passed prelim oral; Dept consent required; No grade associated; 4 completions allowed; up to 24 combined cr.


Spring 2018: KIN 8696—Internship: Applied Sport Psychology
Supervised internship; emphasis on educational sport psychology approaches to athletic performance enhancement and psychological adjustment to sport injury. prereq: 5126, 8126, Kin PhD student, instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 8888—Thesis Credit: Doctoral
(No description) prereq: Max 18 cr per semester or summer; 24 cr required


Spring 2018: KIN 8980—Graduate Research Seminar in Kinesiology
Reporting/discussion of student/faculty research activity. prereq: KIN M.S. or Ph.D. or SMGT M.A. or instr consent


Spring 2018: KIN 8995—Research Problems in Kinesiology
Individual scholarly research. prereq: Kin Ph.D. student or SMGT grad student or instr consent


Recreation Administration

Fall 2017: REC 1501—Orientation to Leisure and Recreation
Opportunities to explore field of recreation/role it plays in society/human development. Visit recreation facilities representing public, quasi-public, for-profit agencies. Overview of recreation field/foundation for continuing on to more advanced recreation courses.


Fall 2017: REC 3281—Research and Evaluation in Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies
Social research/evaluation methodology. Survey of present status of recreation/park research, evaluation. prereq: Rec major or instr consent


Fall 2017: REC 3541W—Recreation Programming
Methods, skills, materials needed for planning, developing, implementing, evaluating professional recreation programs for diverse populations in various settings. prereq: REC major or instr consent


Fall 2017: REC 3601W—Leisure and Human Development online course
Explore issues associated with roles of leisure throughout life span. Principles/procedures for designing programs, services, facilities relative to individual values, attitudes, identity, culture, age, gender. prereq: REC major or instr consent


Fall 2017: REC 3796—Senior Internship in Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies
On-the-job supervised practical experience under specialist in a field directly related to student's academic program. prereq: Rec major, completion of most core courses, sr, instr consent


Fall 2017: REC 3993—Directed Study in Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies
Work with faculty or grad students on research or scholarly or creative activities. Students usually assist with faculty scholarship or carry out projects under faculty supervision. Topic leads to new learning or discovery or contributes to student?s academic program. prereq: Rec major, instr consent


Fall 2017: REC 4271—Community Leisure Services for Persons with Disabilities online course
Exploration/application of concepts/techniques of normalization. Least restrictive environment strategies to leisure service delivery in inclusive community settings for range of individuals with disabilities. prereq: REC major or instr consent


Spring 2018: REC 1501—Orientation to Leisure and Recreation
Opportunities to explore field of recreation/role it plays in society/human development. Visit recreation facilities representing public, quasi-public, for-profit agencies. Overview of recreation field/foundation for continuing on to more advanced recreation courses.


Spring 2018: REC 2151—Outdoor and Camp Leadership
Practical/theoretical study of leading/educating diverse groups in outdoor settings. Outdoor leadership skills, styles/methods, how these translate to general leadership methods in other settings/careers. How leadership styles impacts learning processes.


Spring 2018: REC 3551—Administration and Finance of Leisure Services
Principles/practices of financing/managing leisure service agencies in public/private sector. prereq: rec major


Spring 2018: REC 3601W—Leisure and Human Development online course
Explore issues associated with roles of leisure throughout life span. Principles/procedures for designing programs, services, facilities relative to individual values, attitudes, identity, culture, age, gender. prereq: REC major or instr consent


Spring 2018: REC 3796—Senior Internship in Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies
On-the-job supervised practical experience under specialist in a field directly related to student's academic program. prereq: Rec major, completion of most core courses, sr, instr consent


Spring 2018: REC 3993—Directed Study in Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies
Work with faculty or grad students on research or scholarly or creative activities. Students usually assist with faculty scholarship or carry out projects under faculty supervision. Topic leads to new learning or discovery or contributes to student?s academic program. prereq: Rec major, instr consent


Spring 2018: REC 4161—Recreation Land Policy online course
Historical development of recreational land policy in United States. Related contemporary issues in policy, management, interpretation, research.


Spring 2018: REC 4311—Programming Outdoor & Env Ed
Methods, materials, settings for developing/conducting environmental/outdoor education programs. prereq: REC major or ORE minor or instr consent


Spring 2018: REC 5995—Problems in Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies
Independent study of leisure service programs, systems, facilities, or policies. Focuses on conduct of recreation programs. Scholarly projects (e.g., library or field research) or demonstration projects. prereq: [REC MEd or grad student], instr consent


Sport Management

Fall 2017: SMGT 1701—Introduction to Sport Management
Scope/motive of the study of sport from sociological, psychological, historical, economic, and scientific perspective. Issues in sport.


Fall 2017: SMGT 3111—Sports Facility and Event Management
Aspects of managing sport facilities/events. Conceptualization of sports events. Event management planning process, budgeting, site selection, booking, ticketing, sponsorship.


Fall 2017: SMGT 3143—Organization and Management of Sport
Principles, policies, and procedures in administration and management of sports programs at interscholastic/intercollegiate levels. prereq: SMgt major


Fall 2017: SMGT 3421—Business of Sport
Financial aspects of sport. Revenue producing strategies, budget preparation/analysis, controlling expenses. Tax support, municipal bonds, ticket sales, concessions, merchandising. Media, fund raising. prereq: SMGT or kin or rec major or instr consent


Fall 2017: SMGT 3501—Sport in a Diverse Society
Relationship between sport and contemporary social institutions. Groups/individuals who have historically been marginalized or excluded from sport participation. Race, sex, social class, sexual orientation, physical (dis)abilities.


Fall 2017: SMGT 3601—Ethics and Values in Sport
Violence, demonstrative behavior, sportsmanship. Ethical issues in playing of sport and in management/governance of sport industry. prereq: SMGT major


Fall 2017: SMGT 3631—Sport Marketing
Fundamental theories/issues in sport marketing, grounded in traditional marketing principles. Unique applications to sport business industry.


Fall 2017: SMGT 3632—Sport Sales and Fund-raising
Foundation of revenue production in sport management. Necessary skills related to revenue production and sales processes as they apply to the business of sport. prereq: Sport Management major or instr consent


Fall 2017: SMGT 3861—Sport and Recreation Law
U.S. legal system, its structure/terminology. Sport and Recreation legal aspects of contract law, statutory law, constitutional law, intellectual property, negligence, risk management. Managerial analysis, decision making. prereq: SMGT or REC major or instr consent


Fall 2017: SMGT 3881W—Senior Seminar in Sport Management
Presentations/discussions on sport-related topics of interest.


Fall 2017: SMGT 3996—Practicum: The Sport Experience
Practical experience in one or more sport settings. prereq: 3881, SMGT major, instr consent


Spring 2018: SMGT 1701—Introduction to Sport Management
Scope/motive of the study of sport from sociological, psychological, historical, economic, and scientific perspective. Issues in sport.


Spring 2018: SMGT 3111—Sports Facility and Event Management
Aspects of managing sport facilities/events. Conceptualization of sports events. Event management planning process, budgeting, site selection, booking, ticketing, sponsorship.


Spring 2018: SMGT 3143—Organization and Management of Sport
Principles, policies, and procedures in administration and management of sports programs at interscholastic/intercollegiate levels. prereq: SMgt major


Spring 2018: SMGT 3421—Business of Sport
Financial aspects of sport. Revenue producing strategies, budget preparation/analysis, controlling expenses. Tax support, municipal bonds, ticket sales, concessions, merchandising. Media, fund raising. prereq: SMGT or kin or rec major or instr consent


Spring 2018: SMGT 3501—Sport in a Diverse Society
Relationship between sport and contemporary social institutions. Groups/individuals who have historically been marginalized or excluded from sport participation. Race, sex, social class, sexual orientation, physical (dis)abilities.


Spring 2018: SMGT 3601—Ethics and Values in Sport
Violence, demonstrative behavior, sportsmanship. Ethical issues in playing of sport and in management/governance of sport industry. prereq: SMGT major


Spring 2018: SMGT 3631—Sport Marketing
Fundamental theories/issues in sport marketing, grounded in traditional marketing principles. Unique applications to sport business industry.


Spring 2018: SMGT 3632—Sport Sales and Fund-raising
Foundation of revenue production in sport management. Necessary skills related to revenue production and sales processes as they apply to the business of sport. prereq: Sport Management major or instr consent


Spring 2018: SMGT 3861—Sport and Recreation Law
U.S. legal system, its structure/terminology. Sport and Recreation legal aspects of contract law, statutory law, constitutional law, intellectual property, negligence, risk management. Managerial analysis, decision making. prereq: SMGT or REC major or instr consent


Spring 2018: SMGT 3881W—Senior Seminar in Sport Management
Presentations/discussions on sport-related topics of interest.


Spring 2018: SMGT 3996—Practicum: The Sport Experience
Practical experience in one or more sport settings. prereq: 3881, SMGT major, instr consent