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Health, Physical Education and (HPR)

HPR 1001 - Smoking Cessation Program

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Units: 1
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1011 - Personal Nutrition

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Units: 1
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1102 - Life Fitness Concepts

Basic concepts of physical activity as they relate to healthy living. One lecture a week, two laboratory per week. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 2
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1103 - Public Safety Diver

The Public Safety Diver program is an open water certification which meets and exceeds the standards as set forth by the Recreational Scuba Training Council and its ANSI committee. It emphasizes the specific responsibilities of public safety diving which are broader in scope than that of open water recreation diving. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1113 - Personal Safety And First Aid

Basic principles of personal safety and safety education; safety programs as they apply to the school, home and working environment, legal aspects, and methods of responding to basic emergency response. American Red Cross First Aid and CPR. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1203 - Fundamentals Of Landscape Design

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Units: 3
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1211 - Recreation Programming I

This course is an introduction to recreation program planning, supervision, and evaluation. The study emphasized is theory, principles, and leadership techniques of working with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, including the community, institutions, and camps. Fall.
Units: 1
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1213 - Introduction To Turfgrass Mgmt

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Units: 3
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1216 - Fund. Of Landscaping & Turf Mgmt.

Students learn the fundamentals of horticulture, Turf grass and landscape as they apply to plant growth, development, and culture. Identification of ornamental trees, shrubs, palms, bedding plants, ground covers, herbaceous plants, ferns, and warm-seasoned turf grasses commonly grown in the this zone. Students will also learn the cultural requirements of the plants introduced in the course. Identification and physiology, morphology, and cultural requirements of turf grass are studied. Turf grass establishment and maintenance are also emphasized. Students will also learn the introduction to basic principles of soil science. The physics, chemistry, and biology of soil are covered in this course. Other topics to be covered are soil genesis and classification, soil fertility and plant nutrient, plant growth media, and soil’s natural ecosystems. Students will learn how to identify plant diseases, insect pests, and weeds commonly found attacking ornamentals, turf, and food rops. Emphasis is on control methods and pesticide safety. Students will learn to introduction to irrigation systems commonly used on golf courses and landscape facilities. Irrigation principles, systems and components, installation, a design are studied. Students are introduced to basic hydraulics and irrigation repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Career opportunities in the field of horticulture will also be explored,” hands- on” experience in horticultural skills..)
Units: 6
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1301 - Outdoor Recreational Activities

This course presents concepts and activities of Outdoor Recreational Activities. The course includes activities such as sailing, scuba, hiking, camping, canoeing, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, bicycling, and other outdoor recreational activities. One lecture, one lab per week. Fall.
Units: 1
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1401 - Fly Fishing

The objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the many areas of the sport called "fly fishing". Course will include becoming familiar with types of equipment, stream etiquette, basic knots that are used, local fly patterns, safety, wading and tubing, where and when to find fish, and casting techniques. Included will be handouts on further readings, suppliers of equipment, trips and planning/outfitters, and magazine of interest to the sport.
Units: 1
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1701 - Introduction to Leadership

This course is designed to be an experience in leadership. Through team and community building exercises, students will begin to develop relationships with one another, thus creating a space of trust and consideration of others. Learning in this class requires students to be active participants in the learning process. It is imperative that students come to class prepared to engage in dialogue surrounding the leadership principles addressed in the readings and in everyday life. Students will need to think about personal goals for the course to help direct the learning environment. Learning can and should be intellectually challenging and requires hard work and extensive time. Your involvement in helping the course meet your needs will be assessed throughout the semester.
Units: 1
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 1803 - Promo. & Production/Prgrms & Events

The development of an understanding of requirements for the production and promotion of events with an emphasis on advertising and publicity, insurance, scheduling, security, and co-sponsorships of both commercial and non-profit events. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2003 - Adventure Games & Group Problem Sol

Students will learn, through new games, methods of leadership, risk level awareness, trust, group decision-making, planning and implementation, as well as rapid adjustment skills. Students will work together using the resources of the group to accomplish tasks and enjoy the method as a recreational activity. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2011 - Aerobic Instructor Lab Experience

This course requires students to team teach with a Nationally Certified Aerobic Instructor in a community or club based group exercise program two-hours per week for six consecutive weeks. Prior to team teaching the student will physically practice group exercise instruction two hours per week for ten consecutive weeks with an AFAA Certified Aerobic Instructor.
Units: 1
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2012 - Aerobic Instructor Certification

The student will become an AFAA Certified Aerobic Instructor. The AFAA Primary Certification exam will be offered at the end of the course.
Units: 2
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2103 - Leaders In Museum Education

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Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2203 - Natural and Historical Interpretation

Introduction to Natural and Historical Interpretation is designed to acquaint the student with the concepts of environmental and historical interpretation through a practical approach. Students will use computer-assisted learning programs and develop audio-visual techniques, nature trail development techniques, develop nature oriented activities and study actual practices used in the field as demonstrated by National Parks Services, Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Game and Fish Department and Garvan Woodland Gardens.
Units: 3
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2211 - Recreation Programming II

This course is a continuation of recreation program planning, supervision, and evaluation. The study emphasizes a more in-depth study of theory, principles, and leadership techniques of working with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, including the community, institutions, and camps. Prerequisite: HPR 1211. Spring.
Units: 1
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2213 - Marketing For Leisure Services

Application of economic and marketing principles to leisure service delivery systems, including procedures for developing marketing plans for recreation agencies. Emphasis on organizing and analyzing the marketing process and planning the marketing mix, including product, price, place, and promotion. For recreation hospitality and tourism majors with limited background in economics and marketing. This subject develops a comprehensive awareness of marketing in the leisure environment. It gives students the opportunity to develop applied skills in the construction of a marketing plan and the management of the marketing mix in the leisure industry.
Units: 3
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2302 - Fitness Trainer Certification

This class will consist of a minimum of 250 hours and not less than 10 consecutive weeks of working with clients in any of the following capacities: community or health club fitness floor trainer, aerobics instructor, and/or personal trainer.
Units: 2
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2403 - Comm. Rec., Tourism & Hospitality

This course has an emphasis on existing recreational, tourism and hospitality enterprises within the area. It also emphasizes an in-depth study on demographics, advertising promotion, and staff development. Students will develop a network of relationships with the chamber of commerce and the advertising and promotion commissions, as well as other enterprises in the leisure industry.
Units: 3
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2406 - Field Placement Experience

Field Placement Experience requirements within the Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Recreation will consist of a minimum of 200 hours, or not less than 10 consecutive weeks of field placement experience in a clinical, residential, community, or commercial-based recreational programs under an on-site agency field placement supervisor and Director of the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program.
Units: 6
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2663 - Motor Development/Skill Acquisition

Deals with contemporary motor development and movement theory. Development hierarchies, physiological aspects of development, motor learning models, perception, feedback and psychological factors affecting performance. Available upon sufficient student demand. Fall
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2902 - Special Study

Converted Course from POISE
Units: 2
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program

HPR 2903 - Special Study

Individual study of a particular area of the health, physical education and recreation field. Course content proposal and course objectives to be developed by the student and submitted to the instructor for approval. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
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Area: Rec/Phys Educ Program