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REC 108 Recreation Practicum
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture, 6 Labs (105 Hours)
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: The special duties and problems of aides and supervisors of recreation programs; observation and participation in assigned situations.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss various budget needs for government recreation services and leisure activities.
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss the various types of recreational services and activities that communities may choose to implement.
3. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss problems and challenges associated with the many recreational programs available to communities.
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss various professional organizations related to field of interest.
5. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast current programs in recreation and leisure settings.
6. (Synthesis Level) Prepare a budget and itinerary for a proposed recreational activity.
7. (Analysis Level) Analyze the positives and negative aspects of recreational facilities as they impact the community.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will meet the minimum course proficiencies as outlined in the current Standards and Evaluative Criteria for Programs in Recreation, Park Resources, and Leisure Services established by the National Recreation and Parks Association, NRPA/AALR Council on Accreditation (National Recreation and Parks Association/American Association for Leisure and Recreation). See http://www.nrpa.org