Recreation

RECR F110A Beginning Swimming

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Beginning level swimming skills, proper breathing techniques and beginning strokes. Emphasizes personal water safety. (0+3)

RECR F110B Intermediate Swimming

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate-level swimming skills, proper breathing techniques and beginning strokes. Emphasizes personal water safety. (0+3)

RECR F110C Advanced Swimming

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced-level swimming skills, proper breathing techniques and beginning strokes. Emphasizes personal water safety. (0+3)

RECR F110D Conditioning Swimming

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Covers proper warm-up and warm-down techniques, lap swim etiquette, and proper use of workout equipment. (0+3)

RECR F110E Beginning Scuba

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in beginning underwater aquatic activities. (0+3)

RECR F110J Fundamentals of Competitive Water Polo

1 Credits
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. Graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: RECR 110D or instructor permission. (0+3)

RECR F120A Aerobics

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F120C Beginning Yoga

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Beginning concepts and philosophy of yoga, breathing, postures, mediation, Sanskrit names of exercises, increased muscle tone and flexibility. (0+3)

RECR F120D Intermediate Yoga

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate concepts and philosophy of yoga, breathing, postures, meditation, Sanskrit names of exercises, increased muscle tone and flexibility. (0+3)

RECR F120F Exercise And Fitness

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F120G Military Fitness Training

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in fitness activities concentrating on flexibility, strength, and muscular and cardiovascular endurance. (0+3)

RECR F120H Multi Fitness Conditioning

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

An overview of medium to high intensity aerobic exercise and muscle strengthening, conditioning and toning. (0+3)

RECR F120J Weight Training

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Design and perform strength training routines using resistance to achieve overall fitness. (0+3)

RECR F120K Advanced Weight Training

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Design and perform strength training routines using resistance to achieve overall fitness. (0+3)

RECR F120L Zumba Fitness

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F130A Beginning Jazz Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130A. (0+3)

RECR F130B Intermediate Jazz Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130B. (0+3)

RECR F130C Advanced Jazz Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130C. (0+3)

RECR F130D Modern Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130D. (0+3)

RECR F130E Beginning Ballroom Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130E. (0+3)

RECR F130F Intermediate Ballroom Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130F. (0+3)

RECR F130G Advanced Ballroom Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130G. (0+3)

RECR F130H Beginning Ballet

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in ballet at beginning levels. Cross-listed with THR F130H. (0+3)

RECR F130J Intermediate Ballet

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in ballet at intermediate levels. Cross-listed with THR F130J. (0+3)

RECR F130K Advanced Ballet

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in ballet at advanced levels. Cross-listed with THR F130K. (0+3)

RECR F130N Middle Eastern Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130N. (0+3)

RECR F130Q Beginning Hip Hop

1 Credits
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 THR F130Q. (0+3)

RECR F130R Beginning Break Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130R. (0+3)

RECR F130S Beginning Contemporary Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130S. (0+3)

RECR F130T Beginning Lyrical Dance

1 Credits
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 THR F130T. (0+3)

RECR F130U Hot Hula Fitness

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants.

Hula Fitness incorporates traditional Polynesian drum beats as well as Hop Hop and Reggae music while performing dance movemenets 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. (0+3)

RECR F140A Beginning Fencing

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140B Intermediate Fencing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate 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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140C Advanced Fencing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced classical Italian style fencing, stresses form and bladework for both defense and offense. This style is Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140E Beginning Pistol Marksmanship

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140F Intermediate Pistol Marksmanship

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140G Advanced Pistol Marksmanship

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140H Beginning Rock Climbing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to rock climbing, knots, risk evaluation, gear, rope skills, belaying, rappelling, jumaring, prusiking and top rope techniques. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140J Intermediate Rock Climbing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Intermediate rock climbing, knots, risk evaluation, gear, rope skills, belaying, rappelling, jumaring, prusiking and top rope techniques. (0+3)

RECR F140K Advanced Rock Climbing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

An extension of beginning rock climbing. Hauling, aid climbing, advanced Jumar techniques, lead climbing, porta-ledge set up and taping. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140L Technical Climbing

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140M Intro to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying (a)

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140N Alaskan Fly Fishing and Tying (a)

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

The art and science of fly casting, fishing and tying. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F140Q Tennis

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities in tennis. (0+3)

RECR F140R Billiards

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F140T Beginning Golf

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities at beginning golf. (0+3)

RECR F140U Intermediate Golf

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities in intermediate golf. (0+3)

RECR F140V Bowling

1 Credits


Instruction and practice activities in bowling. (0+3)

RECR F140Y Kayaking

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities at beginning through advanced kayaking. (0+3)

RECR F140Z Canoeing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice activities at beginning through advanced canoeing. (0+3)

RECR F150A Beginning Aikido

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F150B Intermediate Aikido

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F150C Advanced Aikido

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F150D Beginning Karate

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F150E Intermediate Karate

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in intermediate karate. (0+3)

RECR F150F Advanced Karate

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in advanced karate. (0+3)

RECR F150G Beginning Kung Fu/Jiujitsu/Tae Kwon Do

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F150H Intermediate Kung Fu/Jiujitsu/Tae Kwon Do

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F150J Advanced Kung Fu/Jiujitsu/Tae Kwon Do

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in advanced movements, weapons and martial arts certificate promotions. (0+3)

RECR F150K Beginning Tai Chi

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in beginning tai chi. (0+3)

RECR F150L Intermediate Tai Chi

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in intermediate tai chi. (0+3)

RECR F150M Advanced Tai Chi

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in advanced tai chi. (0+3)

RECR F150Q Intermediate Tennis

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F160B Varsity Athletics

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in varsity athletics. (0+3)

RECR F160C Ultimate Frisbee

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Ultimate Frisbee, including catching and throwing the disc as well as both offensive and defensive strategies. (0+3)

RECR F160D Volleyball

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Skills of volleyball, game rules, plays and terminology. (0+3)

RECR F160E Beginning Archery

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. (0+3)

RECR F170A Beginning Ice Hockey

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F170B Intermediate Ice Hockey

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F170C Advanced Ice Hockey

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F170D Beginning Cross-Country Skiing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in beginning cross-country skiing. (0+3)

RECR F170E Intermediate Cross-Country Skiing

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in intermediate cross-country skiing. (0+3)

RECR F170G Introduction to Ski Mountaineering

1 Credits
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. (0+3)

RECR F170M Curling

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in curling. (0+3)

RECR F170N Introduction to Winter Camping

1 Credits
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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Instructor permission required (1+0)