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Recreation Course Offerings

Spring Semester 2022

PER

  • A103 Indoor Stationary Cycling 1 Credits

    Indoor Stationary Cycling

    Introduces the basic skills and concepts associated with indoor cycling. Applies basic principles of cycling through active participation. Introduces key concepts related to lifetime fitness.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37861 002 R 4:30PM - 5:20PM SSC 205 Davis, Becky January 10 - April 30 8
  • 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:37866 002 W 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 162 Mills, Jennifer January 10 - April 30 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:37867 001 M 5:30PM - 6:45PM SSC 220 Davis, Becky January 10 - April 30 8
    View detailed information for CRN:38208 092 MWF 12:00AM - 1:00PM KTC 132 Knight, Lindsay March 21 - April 30 20
  • 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:37869 001 M 8:30AM - 9:45AM PSB 162 Sorum, Margo January 10 - April 30 15
  • 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:37871 001 T 8:00AM - 9:15AM SSC POOL Haines, Jamie January 10 - April 30 8
  • 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:37872 001 T 5:30PM - 6:45PM SSC RINK Robbins, Wayne January 10 - April 30 3
  • 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:37873 002 F 6:00PM - 9:00PM PSB 110 Pooler, Nathan; Wickenheiser, Eric January 14 - February 11 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37873 002 F 6:00PM - 9:00PM RKGYM TBA Pooler, Nathan; Wickenheiser, Eric January 14 - February 11 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37873 002 US 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA Pooler, Nathan; Wickenheiser, Eric January 14 - February 11 1
  • 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:33685 101 F 9:00AM - 12:00AM RKGYM TBA Wickenheiser, Eric February 4 - March 4 2
  • 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:33686 001 M 6:00PM - 9:00PM SMH 104 , April 18 - April 25 1
    View detailed information for CRN:33686 001 UFS 8:00AM - 6:00PM FIELD TBA , April 18 - April 25 1
    View detailed information for CRN:33686 001 W 6:00PM - 9:00PM SSC POOL , April 18 - April 25 1
  • 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:33687 001 F 8:00AM - 5:00PM FIELD TBA Miller, Timothy February 3 - March 4 0
    View detailed information for CRN:33687 001 R 2:30PM - 5:15PM PSB 109 Miller, Timothy February 3 - March 4 0
    View detailed information for CRN:33687 001 UFS 8:00AM - 5:00PM FIELD TBA Miller, Timothy February 3 - March 4 0
  • 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:38936 101 F 9:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin March 17 - March 20 2
    View detailed information for CRN:38936 101 S 0:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin March 17 - March 20 2
    View detailed information for CRN:38936 101 U 0:00AM - 6:00PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin March 17 - March 20 2
  • A171 Outdoor Adventure in Alaska 2 Credits

    Outdoor Adventure in Alaska

    Provides an overview of basic outdoor skills commonly used and enjoyed in Alaska. Covers trip preparation, equipment selection and maintenance, introduction to map and compass, and learning to identify risk in the field. Includes season-dependent activities such as day hiking, backpacking, rock climbing and sea kayaking. Special Note: Requires good physical fitness and ability to function comfortably in inclement weather. 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:38959 101 F 9:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin January 10 - April 24 0
    View detailed information for CRN:38959 101 S 0:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin January 10 - April 24 0
    View detailed information for CRN:38959 101 U 0:00AM - 6:00PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin January 10 - April 24 0
  • 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37874 001 F 8:00AM - 5:00PM FIELD TBA Pooler, Nathan; Wickenheiser, Eric January 24 - February 14 4
    View detailed information for CRN:37874 001 M 6:00PM - 9:00PM SMH 104 Pooler, Nathan; Wickenheiser, Eric January 24 - February 14 4
    View detailed information for CRN:37874 001 US 8:00AM - 5:00PM FIELD TBA Pooler, Nathan; Wickenheiser, Eric January 24 - February 14 4
  • 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:38730 102 UMTWRFS 8:00AM - 11:59PM OFF OFF Rush, Benjamin January 10 - May 14 3
  • 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37877 001 T 7:00PM - 8:15PM SSC RINK Robbins, Wayne January 10 - April 30 6