Recreation (RECR)

RECR F110A      Beginning Swimming
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Beginning level swimming skills, proper breathing techniques and beginning strokes. Emphasizes personal water safety.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F110B      Intermediate Swimming
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate-level swimming skills, proper breathing techniques and beginning strokes. Emphasizes personal water safety.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F110C      Advanced Swimming
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced-level swimming skills, proper breathing techniques and beginning strokes. Emphasizes personal water safety.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F110D      Conditioning Swimming
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Covers proper warm-up and warm-down techniques, lap swim etiquette, and proper use of workout equipment.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F110E      Beginning Scuba
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in beginning underwater aquatic activities.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F110J      Fundamentals of Competitive Water Polo
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to the game of water polo. Students will learn techniques used in water polo, as well as the basic rules and regulations of the sport.

Prerequisites: RECR F110D or instructor permission.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120A      Aerobics
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Moderate to high impact dance routines set to music designed to increase cardiovascular strength, promote coordination, and increase overall body strength and flexibility.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120C      Beginning Yoga
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Beginning concepts and philosophy of yoga, breathing, postures, meditation, Sanskrit names of exercises, increased muscle tone and flexibility.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120D      Intermediate Yoga
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate concepts and philosophy of yoga, breathing, postures, meditation, Sanskrit names of exercises, increased muscle tone and flexibility.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120F      Exercise And Fitness
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in activities at beginning through advanced levels including (but not limited to) multi-fitness conditioning, recreational fitness activities, running, cycling, walking, weight training, aerobics, power lifting, tai chi chuan and yoga.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120G      Military Fitness Training
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in fitness activities concentrating on flexibility, strength, and muscular and cardiovascular endurance.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120H      Multi Fitness Conditioning
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

An overview of medium to high intensity aerobic exercise and muscle strengthening, conditioning and toning.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120J      Weight Training
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Design and perform strength training routines using resistance to achieve overall fitness.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120K      Advanced Weight Training
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Design and perform strength training routines using resistance to achieve overall fitness.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F120L      Zumba Fitness
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to basic Zumba Fitness/Latin dance steps from salsa, meringue, cumbia, reggaeton, and belly dance along with other international rhythms. Students will learn to identify the music, as well as a brief history of the dance.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130A      Beginning Jazz Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Develop a repertoire of jazz dance movement and terminology including plies, isolations, stretches, traveling steps, battements, pas de burres, jazz slides and turns. History of jazz dance.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130A.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130B      Intermediate Jazz Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Develop a repertoire of jazz dance movement and terminology including plies, isolations, stretches, traveling steps, battements, pas de burres, jazz slides and turns. History of jazz dance.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130B.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130C      Advanced Jazz Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Develop a repertoire of a jazz dance movement and terminology including plies, isolations, stretches, traveling steps, battements, pas de burres, jazz slides and turns. History of jazz dance.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130C.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130D      Modern Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Develop a repertoire of modern dance movement and terminology including contraction and release, swings, triplets, fall and recovery, rolls and improvisations.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130D.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130E      Beginning Ballroom Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Students with little or no background in social dance. Our aim is to have a good time and build a strong foundation for future learning. Dances covered include waltz, foxtrot, single-count swing, east coast swing, salsa, cha cha, merengue and, time permitting, polka.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130E.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130F      Intermediate Ballroom Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Dances covered include waltz, foxtrot, single-count swing, east coast swing, salsa, cha cha, merengue and, time permitting, polka. Our aim is to have a good time and build a strong foundation for future learning. This course is for students with a beginning background in social dance.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130F.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130G      Advanced Ballroom Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Dances covered include waltz, foxtrot, single-count swing, east coast swing, salsa, cha cha, merengue and, time permitting, polka. Our aim is to have a good time and build an even stronger foundation for future learning. This course is for students with an intermediate background in social dance.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130G.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130H      Beginning Ballet
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in ballet at beginning levels.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130H.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130J      Intermediate Ballet
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in ballet at intermediate levels.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130J.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130K      Advanced Ballet
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in ballet at advanced levels.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130K.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130N      Middle Eastern Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Designed for students with some or no background in Middle Eastern dance or anyone who wants to refine their technique and gain a deeper understanding of the different styles, history and evolution of Middle Eastern dance from social dance to performance art. Majority of semester will focus on basic dance vocabulary and choreography as well as dancing with props such as veils and finger cymbals.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130N.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130Q      Beginning Hip Hop
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to basic movements and terminology of hip hop dances and associated body movements. Students will gain these principles and ability to execute maneuvers presented in class.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130Q.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130R      Beginning Break Dance
1 Credit

Offered Fall

Introduction to basic movements and terminology of break dancing, and an understanding of associated body movements. Students will gain an understanding of these principles and an ability to execute maneuvers presented in class.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130R.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130S      Beginning Contemporary Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Contemporary dance is an opportunity for students to explore contemporary dance movement, and gain strength and flexibility to improve their ability to dance. Designed to introduce students to contemporary dance, the course will be a combination of stretching, conditioning, and dancing. Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of basic contemporary dance principles and interpretation upon completion.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130S.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130T      Beginning Lyrical Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in lyrical dance at the beginning level. Students will gain an understanding of body movements and choreographic styles of lyrical dance, as well as an understanding of one's physical self as a dancer.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130T.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130U      Hot Hula Fitness
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Hula Fitness incorporates traditional Polynesian drum beats as well as Hip Hop and Reggae music while performing dance movements from the South Pacific Islands. These movements give emphasis to core training and strengthening of the larger muscle groups. This unique and exciting exercise class encourages positive well-being and physical health.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130V      Beginning Swing Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to several forms of swing dance. Learn swing dance principles, techniques and steps to build a foundation for future learning and enjoyment. Dances will include Four Count (Country) Swing, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, and Hustle among others.

Cross-listed with FLPA F130V.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130Y      Beginning Tap Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

An opportunity for students to explore tap dance and develop an understanding and practice of movement skills basic to tap dance of America. Students will learn the basic steps while focusing on rhythm and coordination. A variety of tap styles will be introduced.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F130Z      Intermediate Swing Dance
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction at the intermediate level of swing dance. Learn intermediate level swing dance techniques and steps, and prepare for more advanced future dance learning and enjoyment. Dances will include Four Count (Country) Swing, East Coast Swing, Single Count Swing, West Coast Swing and Hustle.

Prerequisites: RECR F130V; or RECR F130E; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140A      Beginning Fencing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Beginning classical Italian style fencing, stresses form and bladework for both defense and offense. This style is difficult to learn, but when mastered is extremely effective.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140B      Intermediate Fencing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Learn the only 'Western Style' martial art, fencing. Like the oriental martial arts, there are aIntermediate classical Italian style fencing, stresses form and bladework for both defense and offense. This style is difficult to learn, but when mastered is extremely effective.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140C      Advanced Fencing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced classical Italian style fencing, stresses form and bladework for both defense and offense. This style is difficult to learn, but when mastered is extremely effective.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140E      Beginning Pistol Marksmanship
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for owning and using a pistol safely and to advance through the NRA marksmanship program. Pistol parts, operation, ammunition, gun safety, and shooting fundamentals. Safety will be the foremost concern.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140F      Intermediate Pistol Marksmanship
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for owning and using a pistol safely and to advance through the NRA marksmanship program. Pistol parts and their operation, ammunition, gun safety, and shooting fundamentals. Safety will be the foremost concern.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140G      Advanced Pistol Marksmanship
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for owning and using a pistol safely and to advance through the NRA marksmanship program. Pistol parts and their operation, ammunition, gun safety, and shooting fundamentals. Safety will be the foremost concern.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140H      Beginning Rock Climbing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to rock climbing, knots, risk evaluation, gear, rope skills, belaying, rappelling, jumaring, prusiking and top rope techniques.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140J      Intermediate Rock Climbing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate rock climbing, knots, risk evaluation, gear, rope skills, belaying, rappelling, jumaring, prusiking and top rope techniques.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140K      Advanced Rock Climbing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

An extension of beginning rock climbing. Hauling, aid climbing, advanced Jumar techniques, lead climbing, porta-ledge set up and taping.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140L      Technical Climbing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to high-angle technical climbing, top-rope rock and ice skills, movement on rock and ice, rope work, anchor systems, climbing ethics.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140M      Introduction to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying      (a)
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Stream, river, pond, and lake dynamics; fish anatomy, behavior, and life history; aquatic insects; and habitat and species of fish and insects; correlate limnology to fly selection and fishing strategy. Fall Fly Fishing: Interior Alaska limnology, entomology, and how they relate to fly-fishing. Fly-fishing as a medium to present college-level scientific concepts to students. Spring Fly Fishing: The art and science of fly casting, fishing and tying.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140N      Alaskan Fly Fishing and Tying      (a)
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

The art and science of fly casting, fishing and tying.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140Q      Tennis
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities in tennis.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140R      Billiards
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Basic billiards skill set, strokes and using "English" on the cue ball. Focus on cutthroat, eight ball and nine ball using BCA rules.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140T      Beginning Golf
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities at beginning golf.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140U      Intermediate Golf
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities in intermediate golf.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140V      Bowling
1 Credit

Instruction and practice activities in bowling.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140Y      Kayaking
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities at beginning through advanced kayaking.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F140Z      Canoeing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities at beginning through advanced canoeing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150A      Beginning Aikido
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that teaches coordination of mind and body to develop calmness in action and the strongest human condition. Includes KI extension exercises, basic rolling and falling, KI testing, and basic arts of self defense.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150B      Intermediate Aikido
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Concentrates on learning to lead the KI development exercises. Breathing, movement, visualization techniques and moving meditation to teach how mind and body are interconnected. Advanced variations of the six basic self defense arts, advanced rolling and falling, Jo kata and individual and paired Bokken movements.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150C      Advanced Aikido
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in martial arts and combative activities at beginning through advanced levels including (but not limited to) boxing, aikido, karate and tae kwon do.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150D      Beginning Karate
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to Shotokan karate, learning basic blocks, kicks and punches and defenses moves. Kata and kumite introduced. History and philosophy discussed.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150E      Intermediate Karate
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in intermediate karate.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150F      Advanced Karate
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in advanced karate.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150G      Beginning Kung Fu/Jiujitsu/Tae Kwon Do
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Emphasis on technique and conditioning. Beginning stances and etiquette. The three basic katas. Partner work, training in stretching, conditioning, and breath control. Both self-defense and sporting applications. Course will cover the eight Kung Fu animal systems. Activities will include but are not limited to: warm-ups, stretching, kicking, punching, kata, and partner work.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150H      Intermediate Kung Fu/Jiujitsu/Tae Kwon Do
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Emphasis on technique and conditioning. Intermediate stances and etiquette will be covered, along with an understanding of intermediate techniques and some of their applications. Partner work will be taught, along with training in stretching, conditioning, and breath control. Both self-defense and sporting applications. Will cover the eight Kung Fu animal systems. Activities will include but are not limited to: warm-ups, stretching, kicking, punching, kata, and partner work.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150J      Advanced Kung Fu/Jiujitsu/Tae Kwon Do
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in advanced movements, weapons and martial arts certificate promotions.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150K      Beginning Tai Chi
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in beginning tai chi.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150L      Intermediate Tai Chi
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in intermediate tai chi.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150M      Advanced Tai Chi
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in advanced tai chi.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150N      Beginning Japanese Iaido and Swordsmanship
1 Credit

Offered as Demand Warrants

The curriculum is based on the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu style of Iaido. This particular curriculum follows the techniques and teachings and Iwata Norikazu Sensei, as administered by the Roshukai organization of Japan, and promoted and taught by the British Eikoku Rosh branch in the UK.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F150Q      Intermediate Tennis
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in tennis at the intermediate level, building improved consistency and increasing confidence with strokes.

Prerequisites: RECR F140Q or instructor permission.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F160B      Varsity Athletics
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in varsity athletics.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F160C      Ultimate Frisbee
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Ultimate Frisbee, including catching and throwing the disc as well as both offensive and defensive strategies.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F160D      Volleyball
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Skills of volleyball, game rules, plays and terminology.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F160E      Beginning Archery
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Designed for the beginning through the intermediate archer. Use of re-curve or compound bows. Current Olympic-style shooting methods along with different styles of target and field archery.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F160F      Introduction to Mountaineering      (a)
2 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

This course is designed to introduce the student to the sport of mountaineering.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 6 + 0

RECR F160M      Advanced Fly Fishing and Fly Tying
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Building on RECR F140M, students will learn how to more accurately use a fly rod, tie big-game fishing knots, construct furled leaders, and plan fly fishing trips, as well as how build and create fishing flies using advanced techniques. Information on Alaskan freshwater fish, habitat, entomology, and stream ecology will be covered as applicable.

Prerequisites: RECR F140M or RECR F140N or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170A      Beginning Ice Hockey
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Beginning skating, passing, shooting, and team play. Power play and penalty kill. Practice game situation plays: odd man rushes, below the goal line play, and positional play. The sport of ice hockey in a group environment.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170B      Intermediate Ice Hockey
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate skating, passing, shooting, and team play. Power play and penalty kill. Practice game situation plays: odd man rushes, below the goal line play, and positional play. The sport of ice hockey in a group environment.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170C      Advanced Ice Hockey
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced skating, passing, shooting, and team play. Power play and penalty kill. Practice game situation plays: odd man rushes, below the goal line play, and positional play. The sport of ice hockey in a group environment.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170D      Beginning Cross-Country Skiing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in beginning cross-country skiing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170E      Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in intermediate cross-country skiing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170G      Introduction to Ski Mountaineering
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Safe methods of winter travel in Alaska. Snowshoeing, skiing, gear and clothing, avalanche safety, climbing crevasse rescue skills, glaciers, winter camping skills, first aid.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170M      Curling
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in curling.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F170N      Introduction to Winter Camping
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

This course introduces students to outdoor adventure, travel and camping in Alaska while teaching fundamental outdoor survival skills. This course is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively and safely navigate with a map and compass, snowshoe, cross country ski, and camp in a wide variety of Alaskan conditions.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission required.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

RECR F170P      Introduction to Arctic Backpacking
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Designed to introduce students to the art of backpacking the Arctic: route planning, food preparation, gear choices, and emergency preparedness leading to a week-long Arctic backpacking trip. Many of the Leave No Trace camping ethics that are important while backpacking in the Arctic will be addressed.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 3

RECR F170Q      Introduction to Dog Mushing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

This course is designed for students who have little to no experience in dog mushing and are interested in learning the basics of dog sledding in Alaska. Topics to be covered include: Techniques for operating a sled dog kennel; Introduction to sled dog management and maintenance; Hands-On Instruction on how to hook up and drive a team of 3 to 4 sled dogs; and offers an extended mushing experience.Must be enrolled with the Black Spruce Dog Sledding.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F180A      Expedition Rock Climbing
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

This course is designed to take students who already have a grasp of the basics of rock climbing to the next level. Students will travel to a designated location in order to develop the ability to sport lead outside, and gain working knowledge of the fundamental concepts of placing removable rock protection (trad gear) and doing practice leads while placing trad gear in the rock. Students will also learn crack climbing movement techniques such as hand jams and foot jams.

Prerequisites: RECR F140H or RECR F140J or equivalent.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0

RECR F180B      Introduction to Expedition Kayaking
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Designed to introduce students to the art of expedition tripping with inflatable kayaks with a float on primarily Class I and II water. The students will be involved with all aspects of planning and executing this awesome wilderness trip. Food and transportation is included in the field fee.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 3 + 0