Recreation Course Offerings

Spring Semester 2020

PER

  • A100 Fitness for Life 2 Credits

    Fitness for Life

    Introduces key concepts associated with lifetime personal fitness. Presents a variety of physical activities for improved health-related fitness. Combines lecture with lab sessions.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31975 001 M 11:30AM - 12:45AM ESH 203 Gabel, Laura January 13 - May 2 10
    View detailed information for CRN:31975 001 W 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSC 206 Gabel, Laura January 13 - May 2 10
    View detailed information for CRN:31975 001 W 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSC 220 Gabel, Laura January 13 - May 2 10
  • A101 Fitness Cross Training 1 Credits

    Fitness Cross Training

    Introduces a wide variety of cross training exercise formats for total fitness. Develops individual fitness through a variety of workouts, such as step aerobics, weight training, lateral training, circuit training, and fitness walking.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31976 001 MW 4:00PM - 5:15PM SSC 206 Davis, Becky March 16 - April 29 16
  • A107 Aerobic Kickboxing 1 Credits

    Aerobic Kickboxing

    Presents the fundamentals of intermediate intensity kickboxing, martial arts-based aerobics, and interval training for improved physical fitness.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31978 001 MW 5:30PM - 6:45PM SSC 206 Jackson Jr, Russell January 13 - March 4 13
    View detailed information for CRN:31979 003 MW 5:30PM - 6:45PM SSC 206 Jackson Jr, Russell March 16 - April 29 18
    View detailed information for CRN:37117 002 TR 7:00AM - 7:50AM SSC 206 Jackson Jr, Russell January 22 - April 14 14
  • A110 Beginning Zumba 1 Credits

    Beginning Zumba

    Presents Zumba, a Latin rhythm-based exercise program. Integrates aerobic, interval and resistance training techniques for the purpose of developing overall fitness.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31981 002 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM SSC 206 Crawford, Clarissa March 17 - April 30 12
  • A113 Beginning Pilates 1 Credits

    Beginning Pilates

    Introduces Pilates as an effective way to improve strength and flexibility. Covers basic fitness concepts and exercises which target development of core strength (abdomen, lower back, buttocks, hips, and thighs) by utilizing one's own body weight for resistance.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31982 002 TR 8:30AM - 9:45AM SSC 206 Mills, Jennifer March 17 - April 30 12
    View detailed information for CRN:37118 001 TR 8:30AM - 9:45AM SSC 206 Mills, Jennifer January 14 - March 3 8
  • A116 Circuit Training 1 Credits

    Circuit Training

    Introduces key concepts related to lifetime personal fitness. Presents circuit training as a way to improve strength, physical conditioning, and general sports performance. Covers cardiorespiratory training, flexibility exercises, and safe techniques for improved muscular strength and endurance.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31983 002 TR 10:00AM - 11:00AM SSC 206 Gabel, Laura March 17 - April 30 14
    View detailed information for CRN:37119 003 TR 10:00AM - 11:00AM SSC 206 Gabel, Laura January 14 - March 5 13
  • A117 Shape Up With Weights 1 Credits

    Shape Up With Weights

    Introduces key concepts related to lifetime personal fitness. Presents weight room resistance exercises to tone and condition major muscle groups. Introduces total program planning, including cardiorespiratory training, flexibility exercises, and healthy nutritional practices.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31984 002 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSC 220 Gabel, Laura March 17 - April 30 20
    View detailed information for CRN:37120 001 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM SSC 220 Gabel, Laura January 14 - March 3 16
  • A118 Beginning Weight Training 1 Credits

    Beginning Weight Training

    Introduces key concepts related to lifetime personal fitness. Presents resistance exercises to strengthen and condition major muscle groups.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31985 001 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSC 131 Arts, Carl January 14 - March 3 13
    View detailed information for CRN:31986 002 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSC 131 Arts, Carl March 17 - April 30 15
    View detailed information for CRN:31987 004 MW 5:30PM - 6:45PM SSC 131 Griffith, Benjamin March 16 - April 29 10
  • A120 Beginning Yoga 1 Credits

    Beginning Yoga

    Introduces yoga physical exercises, breathing, relaxation and concentration techniques as an approach to wellness.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31988 001 MW 8:30AM - 9:45AM SSC 206 Sorum, Margo January 13 - March 4 1
    View detailed information for CRN:31989 002 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSC 206 Sorum, Margo March 16 - April 29 1
    View detailed information for CRN:31990 101 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM OFC CMPS Sorum, Margo January 14 - March 3 3
    View detailed information for CRN:31991 102 TR 8:30AM - 9:45AM OFC CMPS Sorum, Margo March 17 - April 30 9
  • A121 Yoga for Athletes 1 Credits

    Yoga for Athletes

    Introduces yoga exercises, breathing techniques, and relaxation exercises for athletes. Presents stretching, strengthening, breath control, and mental conditioning exercises as an aid to improving performance and enjoyment of athletic activity.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31992 001 MW 8:30AM - 9:45AM SSC 206 Sorum, Margo March 16 - April 29 7
  • A123 Beginning Tai Chi 1 Credits

    Beginning Tai Chi

    Introduces Tai Chi exercises designed to improve health, tranquility, energy, and strength.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37560 001 TR 5:30PM - 6:45PM SSC 206 Lynch, Nicholas January 14 - March 3 9
  • A127 Beginning Tae Kwon Do 1 Credits

    Beginning Tae Kwon Do

    Introduces Tae Kwon Do philosophy, principles, and applications. Training and discipline on the physical, mental, and spiritual levels will be covered.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37558 002 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSC 206 Chang, Dure March 16 - April 29 17
  • A135 Beginning Swimming 1 Credits

    Beginning Swimming

    Introduces proper breathing technique and basic strokes for those with little or no swimming background. Emphasizes personal water safety.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31993 001 TR 8:00AM - 9:15AM SSC POOL O'Brien, Jarod January 14 - March 3 11
  • A143 Beginning Hockey 1 Credits

    Beginning Hockey

    Introduces the basic skills and knowledge associated with playing hockey. Applies basic principles of hockey through active participation.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31995 001 T 5:45PM - 7:15PM SSC RINK Robbins, Wayne January 13 - May 2 15
    View detailed information for CRN:31996 002 W 5:45PM - 7:15PM SSC RINK Robbins, Wayne January 13 - May 2 11
  • A144 Beginning Volleyball 1 Credits

    Beginning Volleyball

    Introduces the basic skills and knowledge associated with playing volleyball. Applies basic principles of volleyball through active participation.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31997 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSC GYM Weber, Julie March 16 - April 29 21
  • A147 Beginning Ice Climbing 1 Credits

    Beginning Ice Climbing

    Introduces the fundamentals of ice climbing in Alaska. Covers hazard evaluation and risk assessment, selection of personal gear, technical needs, and safety equipment. Introduces knots, rope handling, belay, basic descending techniques, and top-rope ice climbing. Special Note: Requires ability to function comfortably in extremely cold temperatures and inclement weather.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31998 001 R 6:00PM - 9:00PM ESH 104B Marin, Regan February 6 - February 18 2
    View detailed information for CRN:31998 001 T 6:00PM - 9:00PM RKGYM TBA Marin, Regan February 6 - February 18 2
    View detailed information for CRN:31998 001 TR 6:00PM - 9:00PM ESH 104B Marin, Regan February 6 - February 18 2
    View detailed information for CRN:31998 001 UFS 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Marin, Regan February 6 - February 18 2
  • A148 Beg Indoor Sport Climbing 1 Credits

    Beg Indoor Sport Climbing

    Introduces the fundamentals of sport climbing in an indoor environment. Covers hazard evaluation and risk assessment specific to climbing gyms. Also covers selection of personal gear, technical needs, and safety equipment specific to indoor climbing. Introduces and provides opportunity to practice knots, rope handling, belaying, descent techniques, and top-rope climbing on an indoor climbing wall.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31999 101 F 9:00AM - 12:00AM RKGYM TBA Wickenheiser, Eric January 17 - March 6 1
  • A153 Beginning Sea Kayaking 1 Credits

    Beginning Sea Kayaking

    Introduces the fundamentals of sea kayaking in Alaska. Includes the most commonly used equipment, techniques, challenges, and risks found in the sport. Provides instruction in selecting equipment, trip planning, transporting boats, preparing to paddle, boat handling, re-entry techniques, and sea kayaking strokes. Emphasizes risk assessment and safety skills. Special Note: Requires good backcountry camping skills and the ability to function comfortably in inclement weather. An overnight field outing may be included in the course. Students may need to rent or purchase additional gear for this course.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32000 001 M 6:00PM - 9:00PM ESH 210 Dahl, Whitney April 6 - April 13 0
    View detailed information for CRN:32000 001 UFS 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Dahl, Whitney April 6 - April 13 0
    View detailed information for CRN:32000 001 W 6:00PM - 9:00PM SSC POOL Dahl, Whitney April 6 - April 13 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37613 101 UMS 9:00AM - 5:00PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin May 2 - May 4 3
  • A164 Skiing Alaska's Backcountry 2 Credits

    Skiing Alaska's Backcountry

    Introduces skills needed to ski off-trail. Covers techniques for traveling on rolling and inclined terrain, negotiating side hills, and skiing inclines and declines of up to 40 degrees. Covers selecting personal and group safety equipment, evaluating avalanche hazards and assessing risk. Special Note: Requires ability to function comfortably in extremely cold or inclement weather. A good level of physical fitness is required. Ability to ski/snowboard at intermediate level to be determined in first field session. Students may need to rent or purchase additional equipment for this course.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32001 001 F 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Miller, Timothy January 16 - February 27 4
    View detailed information for CRN:32001 001 R 2:30PM - 5:15PM ESH 203 Miller, Timothy January 16 - February 27 4
    View detailed information for CRN:32001 001 US 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Miller, Timothy January 16 - February 27 4
  • A167 Dog Mushing 1 Credits

    Dog Mushing

    Introduces the practice of dog mushing, including the sport's history, dog breeds and characteristics, their training and feeding needs, kennel-management routines, and dog-handling skills. Special Note: Requires ability to function comfortably in extremely cold and/or inclement weather.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32002 001 MF 6:00PM - 9:00PM ESH 210 Norris, Lisbet February 7 - February 10 8
    View detailed information for CRN:32002 001 US 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Norris, Lisbet February 7 - February 10 8
  • A168 Winter Camping Alaska 1 Credits

    Winter Camping Alaska

    Introduces winter camping in Alaska. Covers selection of personal, group and safety equipment appropriate for an overnight outing. Emphasizes snow shelter construction and learning to assess risk in the field. Course includes an overnight outing. Special Note: Requires good physical condition and ability to perform comfortably in extremely cold and/or inclement weather.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37616 101 S 11:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Carter, Sarah; Rush, Benjamin February 6 - February 9 5
    View detailed information for CRN:37616 101 U 0:00AM - 5:00PM OFC VALDEZ Carter, Sarah; Rush, Benjamin February 6 - February 9 5
  • A173 Beginning Mountaineering 1 Credits

    Beginning Mountaineering

    Applies backpacking and climbing techniques to an alpine mountain environment. Includes instruction on alpine climbing, glacier-travel, and crevasse-rescue techniques. Introduces roped team travel and trip planning with an emphasis on risk assessment and hazard mitigation in an alpine environment. Special Note: Requires excellent physical condition and the ability to function comfortably in extremely cold and/or inclement weather. Additional equipment may need to be purchased or rented for this course. Includes an overnight field outing.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32003 001 MW 6:00PM - 9:00PM ESH 210 Beaudoin, Amelia March 16 - March 30 7
    View detailed information for CRN:32003 001 S 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Beaudoin, Amelia March 16 - March 30 7
    View detailed information for CRN:32003 001 UFS 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Beaudoin, Amelia March 16 - March 30 7
  • A181 Crevasse Rescue Techniques 1 Credits

    Crevasse Rescue Techniques

    Introduces the most commonly used equipment, techniques, and risk associated with crevasse rescue. Provides information for minimizing the chance of a crevasse fall and implementing a successful extrication. Emphasizes risk assessment and technical skill acquisition. Special Note: Requires the ability to perform comfortably in extremely cold and/or inclement weather. Field sessions include all-day clinics and may include overnight outings.

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    View detailed information for CRN:32004 001 FS 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Beaudoin, Amelia February 17 - March 2 2
    View detailed information for CRN:32004 001 MW 6:00PM - 9:00PM ESH 210 Beaudoin, Amelia February 17 - March 2 2
    View detailed information for CRN:32004 001 S 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Beaudoin, Amelia February 17 - March 2 2
  • A190 Selected Topics in HPER 1 - 4 Credits

    Selected Topics in HPER

    Examines selected topics in the health, physical education and recreation industry according to industry demand or faculty expertise. Special Note: Course may be repeated with change in topic. Registration Restrictions: Department approval

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    View detailed information for CRN:37122 001 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSC 220 Brown, Kenneth January 14 - March 3 3
    View detailed information for CRN:37123 002 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM SSC 220 Brown, Kenneth March 17 - April 30 10
    View detailed information for CRN:37125 005 MW 6:00PM - 9:00PM ESH 214 Forto, Robert March 18 - March 23 10
    View detailed information for CRN:37125 005 UFS 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Forto, Robert March 18 - March 23 10
    View detailed information for CRN:37128 103 F 9:00AM - 12:00AM RKGYM TBA Wickenheiser, Eric March 20 - May 1 11
    View detailed information for CRN:37496 102 TR 8:30AM - 9:45AM OFC CMPS Sorum, Margo January 14 - March 3 8
    View detailed information for CRN:37944 008 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM SSC 206 Chang, Dure March 17 - April 30 19
  • A220 Intermediate Yoga 1 Credits

    Intermediate Yoga

    Presents intermediate level yoga physical exercises, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation exercises.

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    View detailed information for CRN:32008 101 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM OFC CMPS Sorum, Margo March 17 - April 30 15
    View detailed information for CRN:37472 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM SSC 206 Sorum, Margo January 13 - March 4 8
  • A234 Swimming Conditioning 1 Credits

    Swimming Conditioning

    Develops and refines swimming skills, physical conditioning, and knowledge of training and competition. Designed for intermediate to competitive level swimmers.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:32009 001 TR 8:00AM - 9:15AM SSC POOL O'Brien, Jarod March 17 - April 30 18
  • A243 Intermediate Hockey 1 Credits

    Intermediate Hockey

    Develops intermediate level power skating techniques and hockey skills. Applies defensive and offensive strategies and tactics.

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    View detailed information for CRN:32010 001 T 7:30PM - 9:00PM SSC RINK Robbins, Wayne January 13 - May 2 17
  • A253 Intermediate Sea Kayaking 2 Credits

    Intermediate Sea Kayaking

    Provides foundational open water sea kayaking skills for individuals with sheltered coastal kayaking skills. Introduces open water crossings, paddling around exposed headlands, and exposure to cliffed-out shore lines with limited beach landings. Emphasizes development of efficient strokes, practical self-rescue techniques, understanding the marine environment, trip planning and risk assessment and management. Special Note: Participants must demonstrate proficient sheltered coastal kayaking skills at course start. Requires excellent backcountry camping skills and the ability to function comfortably in inclement weather. Wilderness camping will be included in the course. Participants may be required to purchase or rent additional gear. CPR and first aid training is highly recommended.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37620 101 9:00AM - 5:00PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin May 6 - May 16 0