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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
REC-180
Leadership/Recreat

REC-180
Leadership/Recreat

A theoretical overview of topics of leadership, group dynamics, and motivation as they relate to the field of recreation, and how it can be applied to specific situations.

Course Outline

3.0
MAT-125
Statistics

MAT-125
Statistics

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


Course Outline

4.0
HUM-150
Humanities Through the Arts

HUM-150
Humanities Through the Arts

Students will survey the human condition as revealed through the arts, including an examination of painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, drama, film, photography, and music.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

*
3.0
REC-181
Intro/Comm Recreat

REC-181
Intro/Comm Recreat

To introduce to the student the historical development of the recreation profession in the United States and to give the student an exposure to professional recreational organizations and their services.

Course Outline

3.0
CHM-101
Physical Science II

CHM-101
Physical Science II

An introductory discussion of chemical principles. Presents a balance between basic knowledge needed to understand the uses of chemicals and applications of chemicals in everyday life.

Course Outline

3.0
MUS-229
Understanding Music

MUS-229
Understanding Music

A survey of the musical forms and styles associated with classical music, focusing on representative musical masterworks and their composers. This music is presented in both a historical and a cultural framework.

Course Outline

3.0
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Mathematics (IAI M)

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Mathematics (IAI M)

No Description Available
*
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
EDU-100
Introduction to Education

EDU-100
Introduction to Education

An overview of the American education system. Social, historical and philosophical foundations give perspective to an examination of current issues, policies and trends in the field of education, including cultural diversity. A 30 hours practical lab is required for this course.

Course Outline

3.0
ART-250
Understanding Art

ART-250
Understanding Art

A survey of the visual arts from Ancient to contemporary times, an understanding the major cultural and historical relationships to the art forms.

Course Outline

3.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

3.0
REC-190
Camping

REC-190
Camping

Students have the opportunity to learn outdoor living skills, camping equipment and techniques, orienteering skills. Two camping trips will be taken during the semester.

Course Outline

2.0
REC-290
Recreation for Special Groups

REC-290
Recreation for Special Groups

Provides an introduction to concepts and principles of therapeutic recreation, type of illnesses and disability settings, programming and service, and the role of the therapeutic re-creator.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

17.0
Second Semester
POS-160
American National Government

POS-160
American National Government

The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

Course Outline

3.0
SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

Study of human interaction focusing on social influences shaping personality, structure and dynamics of human society. Topics include: sociological perspective, culture, society, social interaction; social change in global perspective; socialization; families; social class; and social stratification; race and ethnicity; and deviance.

Course Outline

3.0
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Electives

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Electives

No Description Available
7.0
PED-285
Fitness for Life

PED-285
Fitness for Life

An individual approach to assist students to develop a lifetime of wellness through fitness. The course includes a thorough physical fitness/risk factor assessment battery. Students will be required 2 hours of physical workout a week.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

16.0

Total Program Hours

64.0
Suggested Electives
HED-200
Principles of Health

HED-200
Principles of Health

This course is designed to explore the most important health issues current and past. Helping students to make responsible decisions that will affect them throughout their life. Focus will be on interrelating behavior with one's own health decisions.

Course Outline

3.0
HED-178
Responding to Emergencies

HED-178
Responding to Emergencies

The purpose of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergency course is to provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life.

Course Outline

2.0
 

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