RECM 0010. Foundations of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
A foundational course focusing on the history, nature, scope and social aspects of leisure services in Western and international cultures. Includes philosophical and ethical issues as well as exploration of possible career paths. (CSU)

RECM 0020. Program Planning and Event Management

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Theory, delivery systems and processes of program planning, implementation, and evaluation applicable to a variety of public and private agencies. Addresses programs that serve different age groups, interests and needs within a range of environments. Leadership for both professionals and volunteers presented in terms of their relationship to the human services field. (CSU)

RECM 0030. Leadership in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Leadership of recreation activities with emphasis on the social development and integration of individuals into group programs, mechanics of planning, techniques of presentation and a repertoire of social activities as tools of social recreation. (CSU)

RECM 0040. Leisure Aspects of the Hospitality Industry

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Overview of structure and financial performances of the hospitality industry; food and lodging, resorts, tourism enterprises, attractions, and related operations. Focus on orientation on customer service, cultural/economic trends, and career opportunities. (CSU)

RECM 0050. Avalanche Safety I

Units: 4
Formerly known as Forestry 38
Advisory: Students should have an intermediate level of proficiency at skiing or snowboarding, and have backcountry access and climbing capability
Hours: 108 (54 lecture, 54 laboratory)
Designed to help winter enthusiasts assess avalanche hazard through field observation of weather, terrain, and the mountain snow pack. Field sessions in stability evaluation, terrain analysis, and route selection are conducted, applying theory learned in the classroom. Necessary equipment: beacon; probe; shovel; snowshoes, snowboard, or freeheel skis. (CSU)

RECM 0051. Avalanche Safety II

Units: 2
Formerly known as Forestry 39
Prerequisite: Completion of RECM 50 with grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Students should have an intermediate level of proficiency at skiing or snowboarding, and have backcountry access and climbing capability
Hours: 54 (27 lecture, 27 laboratory)
Stability evaluation, route selection, and decisions made in a field context relative to backcountry travel and avalanche safety. Necessary equipment: beacon; probe; shovel; snowshoes, snowboard, or freeheel skis. (CSU)

RECM 0070. Backpacking

Units: 2
Formerly known as PHED 0076
Hours: 54 (18 lecture, 36 activity)
Basics of minimum impact camping and wilderness safety with maximum personal comfort and enjoyment. Emphasizes "leave-no-trace" camping skills, wilderness navigation, shelter use and site selection, group dynamics and leadership. Students should be ambulatory and in good physical health to complete the two required backpacking field trips. Camping, entrance, and transportation fees may be required. (CSU, UC-with unit limitation)

RECM 0071. Rock Climbing

Units: 2
Formerly known as PHED 0077
Hours: 54 (18 lecture, 36 activity)
Covers various aspects of climbing including: how to use rope systems and other climbing gear safely, how to tie and use various knots, belaying techniques, call signals, balance, climbing techniques, footwork, flexibility, and rappelling. Students should be ambulatory and in good health to complete the required field trips. Entrance and transportation fees may be required. (CSU, UC-with unit limitation)

RECM 0072. Wilderness Survival

Units: 2
Formerly known as PHED 0078
Hours: 54 (27 lecture, 27 laboratory)
Designed to enhance the student's understanding of the outdoors and the natural world. Interactive discussions and experiments involving shelter, water, fire, food, tracking, hazards, and other basic survival skills. Field study required. (CSU)

RECM 0095. Internship in Recreation Management

Units: 0.5-4
Designed for advanced students to work in an area related to their educational or occupational goal. Provides new on-the-job technical training under the direction of a worksite supervisor, allowing students to expand knowledge and skills in the chosen field. Mandatory orientation session and faculty approval to determine eligibility. Students may earn up to a total of 16 units in internship courses (any course numbered 95 and PDEV 94). (CSU-with unit limitation)