Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Rec, Parks, & Tourism Adm - Spring2022

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Table Of Contents

RPTA 1 - Orientation to RPTA (1 Units)

Introduction to the RPTA major with an emphasis on degree options, major advising, referrals to GE for general advising, information about the RPTA undergraduate student association, other local, statewide and national professional associations, scholarship opportunities, the 600-hour volunteer/paid placement prior to the internship, an overview of the internship process and a discussion about producing work in core and non-core RPTA courses for the portfolio requirement.

Prerequisite: RPTA majors only or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 1 Section 01 33254 1 Lecture 20/2 M EUR108 0900AM-0950AM Bening Stadler,Catharine J
** Meets 01/24/2022 to 03/07/2022 **

RPTA 21 - First Year Seminar (3 Units)

A first-year seminar intended to provide students with an introduction to the meaning of higher education, resources of the University, and skills for lifelong learning. This course is designed to help students develop academic success strategies and to improve information literacy, intercultural competence,and integrative thinking. The seminar also provides students with the opportunity to interact with fellow students and seminar faculty to build a community of academic and personal support.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
04 book for RPTA 21 Section 04 33812 1 Discussion 25/6 MWF SHS264 1100AM-1150AM Bening Stadler,Catharine J E

RPTA 22 - Happiness, Life & Recreation (3 Units)

This course focuses on the interrelationship between happiness, positive leisure, recreation, one¿s personal growth and development, and quality of life. Emphasis is placed on the interplay between psychological, physical, and social factors that affect one¿s development and lifestyle choices. The course offers a survey of philosophical and scientific concepts linked to happiness and well-being as pertains to important components of the life experience ranging from conception to the end of life.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
03 book for RPTA 22 Section 03 36052 1 Lecture 70/1 TR BNC1025 0130PM-0245PM Olson,Ernest G E

RPTA 30 - Rec, Prk & Tourism Con Socty (3 Units)

Orientation to the nature, scope and significance of the recreation, park and tourism in today's world. Analyzes philosophical and related elements essential to the effective delivery of leisure services, including the role of affective, cognitive and social motivations and outcomes.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 30 Section 01 33252 1 Lecture 30/2 W MRP1012 1200PM-0115PM Breunig,Mary C HY
01 book for RPTA 30 Section 01 33252 1 Lecture 30/2 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 32 - Leadership Group Development (3 Units)

The purpose of this course is for students to develop an understanding of the theory and practice of leadership in various recreational organizational settings. The course will allow students the opportunity to develop leadership skills through lectures, self-assessments, experiential exercises, class discussions and case studies. Students are exposed to diverse theories and perspectives on leadership and are encouraged to apply critical thinking skills to develop their own working philosophy of the leadership that will serve them in their career contexts.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 32 Section 01 33420 1 Lecture 25/0 MW SHS264 0130PM-0245PM Bening Stadler,Catharine J E
02 book for RPTA 32 Section 02 33578 1 Lecture 25/13 M SHS264 0600PM-0850PM Merritt,Hunter E
04 book for RPTA 32 Section 04 33849 1 Lecture 25/7 R SLN2000 1200PM-0250PM Breunig,Mary C E

RPTA 33 - Race, Class Gender & Leisure (3 Units)

Examination of the role of leisure in the social construction of markers of identity across gender, race, class, sexuality and disability; and leisure's role in the construction of institutional oppressions such as racism, sexism, homophobia and discrimination based on class and disability.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
03 book for RPTA 33 Section 03 33730 1 Lecture 40/16 MW EUR108 1000AM-1050AM Nichols,Troy A GE AREA D,HY
03 book for RPTA 33 Section 03 33730 1 Lecture 40/16 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,HY
04 book for RPTA 33 Section 04 36006 1 Lecture 40/17 MW EUR108 1100AM-1150AM Nichols,Troy A GE AREA D,HY
04 book for RPTA 33 Section 04 36006 1 Lecture 40/17 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,HY
05 book for RPTA 33 Section 05 36082 1 Lecture 40/0 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Nichols,Troy A GE AREA D,OL
05 book for RPTA 33 Section 05 36082 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,OL

RPTA 34 - The Outdoor Rec Experienc (3 Units)

Encourages the student to identify and demonstrate an understanding of the value, meaning and benefits of outdoor recreation experiences and to explore a variety of outdoor adventure experiences. Outing skills such as trip planning, meal preparation, camp selection and set-up, equipment and clothing, map and compass, hygiene and first aid will be discussed and practiced. Students will also develop an awareness of and appreciation for minimum impact wilderness travel techniques and environmental responsibility and ethics.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 34 Section 01 33256 1 Lecture 16/0 W SHS264 0300PM-0550PM Rolloff,David E
02 book for RPTA 34 Section 02 33257 1 Activity 16/0 - Rolloff,David E
03 book for RPTA 34 Section 03 33341 1 Lecture 16/0 F SLN2000 1200PM-0250PM Breunig,Mary C E
04 book for RPTA 34 Section 04 33342 1 Activity 16/0 - Breunig,Mary C E
05 book for RPTA 34 Section 05 33490 1 Lecture 16/0 TR YSM135 1200PM-0115PM Young,Jael E
06 book for RPTA 34 Section 06 33491 1 Activity 16/0 - Young,Jael E

RPTA 42 - Natural, Cultural Resources (3 Units)

Examines the use of natural, cultural, and heritage resources for recreation, tourism and leisure purposes in a variety of settings and under the auspices of various agencies. Includes study of various protected areas and facilities, including parks, forests, museums, and cultural sites and how they are influenced by social trends, conflicting use demands, agency responsibilities, environmental considerations, and fiscal implications.

Prerequisite: RPTA majors and minors only, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 42 Section 01 33379 1 Lecture 20/6 T SLN2000 0300PM-0550PM Rolloff,David

RPTA 50 - Intro to Rock Climbing (1 Units)

Designed to provide students with the basic knowledge, skills, and techniques of modern rock climbing. Students will learn skills pertaining to indoor top-rope and lead climbing, indoor and outdoor bouldering, and outdoor sport climbing. Students will also learn and discuss outdoor ethics and environmental impact in relation to rock climbing.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 50 Section 01 36892 1 Activity 12/1 T TBAARR 0700AM-0750AM Werner,Garrett B.
02 book for RPTA 50 Section 02 36893 1 Activity 12/5 T TBAARR 0700AM-0750AM Smirnova,Sasha S.

RPTA 60 - Budgeting for Recreation (3 Units)

Introduces students to budget topics in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism, through the use of theoretical readings, case studies, and a series of professional speakers. Students will gain a broad understanding of the planning and implementation of the budget process for a leisure service agency, primarily those that are non-profit or tax-supported.

Note: Only one of RPTA 60 or RPTA 61 may be counted for credit

Prerequisite: RPTA major and minors only, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 60 Section 01 33715 1 Lecture 25/10 M WEBONLINE 0600PM-0715PM Erickson,Elizabeth OL
01 book for RPTA 60 Section 01 33715 1 Lecture 25/10 WEBONLINE - Staff OL

RPTA 61 - Cost Management (3 Units)

Introduces students to a broad range of topics related to cost management in hospitality, and teaches students to analyze numerical data for decision-making in hospitality operations. Considers systems, techniques, information types, and presentational forms commonly used by hospitality managers. Additional topics include, financial statements and ratio analysis, various pricing methods, types of costs in hospitality and service industries, cost-volume-profit techniques, and the application of standard cost controls used in hospitality.

Note: Only one of RPTA 60 or RPTA 61 may be counted for credit

Prerequisite: RPTA major and minors only, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 61 Section 01 33711 1 Lecture 25/12 W EUR108 0130PM-0245PM Hur,Jungyun HY
01 book for RPTA 61 Section 01 33711 1 Lecture 25/12 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 62 - Intro to Recreation Law (3 Units)

Introduces students to legal topics and regulations in Recreation, Parks and Tourism industries. Students are given a practical knowledge of the law, operation of the legal system, contracts, and legal applications to agency management, human rights and personnel. Course uses text book readings, case law from actual published decisions in the field of Recreation law, courtroom visitations, and professional speakers.

Prerequisite: RPTA majors and minors only, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 62 Section 01 33674 1 Lecture 25/12 TR EUR108 1200PM-0115PM Spring,Mark

RPTA 80 - Intro Hospitality and Tourism (3 Units)

Hospitality and tourism are vitally important to California's image and economy, and these two related industries are among the world's top employment providers. This course provides an introductory overview of the broad hospitality and tourism industries, covering several topics, including growth and development, trends and current concerns, and professional employment sectors.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 80 Section 01 36620 1 Lecture 30/1 T WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Hur,Jungyun
01 book for RPTA 80 Section 01 36620 1 Lecture 30/1 WEBONLINE - Staff

RPTA 82 - Hospitality & Tourism Law (3 Units)

This course provides insight into the laws and regulations governing the hospitality and tourism industries with an emphasis on labor relations and human resources best practices. The course addresses the general concepts of tort, contracts, liability, risk management, employment practices, licensing, and insurance needs. The course also explores the legal issues that today's industry professionals face such as privacy, labor laws, the common law system for innkeepers and newer hospitality products in the shared economy such as AirBnB or VRBO.

Field Trip(s).

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 82 Section 01 36621 1 Lecture 20/6 MW EUR111 0130PM-0245PM Shirsat,Abhijeet HY
01 book for RPTA 82 Section 01 36621 1 Lecture 20/6 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 100 - Recreatn+Leisure Lifestyle (3 Units)

Broad general overview of the recreation and leisure movement followed by a specific examination of changing leisure lifestyles and their impact on the individual's choice of recreation and leisure patterns. Also examine the impact that the choice of leisure lifestyles has on other aspects of the individual's life as well as the negative effects of restrictive or inadequate leisure involvement.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for RPTA 100 Section 02 33263 1 Lecture 60/19 T DH212 0430PM-0545PM Boggs,Scarlet E,HY
02 book for RPTA 100 Section 02 33263 1 Lecture 60/19 WEBONLINE - Staff E,HY
04 book for RPTA 100 Section 04 33501 1 Lecture 90/0 F WEBONLINE 0900AM-1150AM Pichly III,Andre L E,OL
05 book for RPTA 100 Section 05 33643 1 Lecture 125/0 WEBONLINE - Reliford,Jr.,William AB386,E,FL

RPTA 101 - Senior Seminar (1 Units)

Students will focus on identifying potential internships, refining resumes and writing cover letters for securing internships. Complete their portfolio requirement for graduation and learn about the alumni association for RPTA graduates.

Prerequisite: RPTA 1 and senior status

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 101 Section 01 33255 1 Seminar 20/3 F TBAARR 0800AM-0400PM Kivel,Dana OL
** Meets 03/04/2022 to 03/04/2022 **

RPTA 102 - RT Professional Practice (1 Units)

This senior level course is intended to build upon a student's previous coursework in recreation therapy, and link the theoretical foundation with day-today practical applications. Students will fine-tune skills and interests in recreation therapy, learn methods for effective networking, and develop interviewing techniques in order to identify appropriate internships and employment opportunities.

Prerequisites: RPTA 1, RPTA 106, RPTA 115, RPTA 116, RPTA 117, RPTA 118 and senior level.

Corequisites: RPTA 115, RPTA 116, and/or RPTA 118 may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 102 Section 01 33639 1 Lecture 25/16 S WEBONLINE 0800AM-0400PM Davis,Christina M.
** Meets 02/05/2022 to 02/05/2022 **

RPTA 105 - Mgmt In Rec, Parks & Tourism (3 Units)

Analyzes the functions of managers including planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. Also examines basic principles, techniques and tools associated with these functions. Consideration of internal and external environments which influence the managerial process and the manager's role in various areas of enterprise activity.

Prerequisite: RPTA 30 or instructor permission

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 105 Section 01 33494 1 Lecture 35/5 M EUR108 0130PM-0245PM Pichly III,Andre L HY
01 book for RPTA 105 Section 01 33494 1 Lecture 35/5 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 106 - Inclusive Rec & Rec Therapy (3 Units)

Addresses the etiology and nature of common disabling conditions and examines issues of leisure participation and inclusion for underrepresented populations. Topics include: attitudinal barriers, advocacy, normalization, universal design, activity analysis and modification, and legislation. Emphasis on leadership, supervision and organizational development of inclusive and recreation therapy programs.

Prerequisite: RPTA majors and minors only or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for RPTA 106 Section 02 33378 1 Lecture 30/16 T SLN2004 0600PM-0850PM Kopf,Heather L. R,S,SVC LRN

RPTA 107 - Grant Writing for Leisure Org. (3 Units)

A detailed examination of grant writing as a means of augmenting agency revenues for specific recreation projects, programs and research. An in-depth assessment of techniques used to source funding opportunities relevant to recreation and leisure agencies. A review of budget preparation and grant management.

Prerequisite: Senior status or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 107 Section 01 33713 1 Lecture 16/0 T 0600PM-0850PM Kivel,Dana OL

RPTA 110 - Research & Evaluation RPTA (3 Units)

Provides students with tools to analyze leisure behavior, interests and the motivational basis of leisure as they apply to the field of recreation and leisure services. Emphasizes applied research techniques including qualitative, descriptive and analytical methods, and program evaluation.

Prerequisite: RPTA 1 and RPTA 30.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 110 Section 01 33624 1 Lecture 40/13 W EUR108 1200PM-0115PM Hur,Jungyun HY
01 book for RPTA 110 Section 01 33624 1 Lecture 40/13 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 115 - RT Assmnt & Doc (3 Units)

Assessment procedures and instruments used to assure competence in assessment of client function in leisure. Documentation, assessment, regulations in different settings (i.e., community hospital, and clinical settings), protocols and development of individual treatment plans. Students are exposed to the Recreation Therapy process (APIE) in a variety of clinical and community settings.

Prerequisite: CHDV 30, PSYC 168, RPTA 30, RPTA 106 and RPTA 117; or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 115 Section 01 33410 1 Lecture 25/19 M 0300PM-0550PM Davis,Christina M. OL

RPTA 116 - RT Princ & Prac & RT Process (3 Units)

Philosophy and principles underlying the work performed by the recreation therapist are studied including assessment, individual program planning, interpersonal interaction skills, and working with families.

Prerequisite: CHDV 30, RPTA 30, RPTA 106 and RPTA 117; or instructor permission. RPTA 117 may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 116 Section 01 33605 1 Lecture 25/15 W WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Luvaas,Erik L OL
01 book for RPTA 116 Section 01 33605 1 Lecture 25/15 WEBONLINE - Luvaas,Erik L OL

RPTA 117 - RT Contemp Disability (3 Units)

In-depth exploration of a variety of disabilities and diseases, including physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, mental health, hearing and vision impairments, and disabilities related to aging. Content will focus on etiology, prognosis, symptomatic conditions, prescription drugs, and recreation therapy interventions. Medical terminology will be covered.

Prerequisite: RPTA 106; RPTA 106 may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for RPTA 117 Section 02 33502 1 Lecture 20/10 M SLN3003 1030AM-1145AM Krause,Arlene D HY
02 book for RPTA 117 Section 02 33502 1 Lecture 20/10 WEBONLINE - Staff HY
03 book for RPTA 117 Section 03 33622 1 Lecture 20/13 M SLN3003 1200PM-0115PM Krause,Arlene D HY
03 book for RPTA 117 Section 03 33622 1 Lecture 20/13 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 118 - RT Facilitation Techniques (3 Units)

Covers basic concepts, methods and techniques associated with the practice of recreation therapy. Students will understand and apply the recreation therapy process through intervention and facilitation methods that are critical to helping clients in health and human service settings. The goal is to assist students in developing the ability to use recreation, leisure and play in recreation therapy programs as interventions in the treatment process.

Prerequisite: CHDV 30, PSYC 168, RPTA 30, RPTA 106 and RPTA 117; or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 118 Section 01 33411 1 Lecture 20/11 M WEBONLINE 0900AM-1150AM Davis,Christina M. OL

RPTA 119 - RT Management (3 Units)

Examination of existing recreation programs in clinical settings (acute care hospitals, rehabilitation centers, state hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, etc.); review of standards and regulations pertaining to recreation programs, development of recreation therapy programs, review of the roles of practitioners in related disciplines. Review of intervention techniques, program organization, management, and advancement of the profession and professional ethics.

Prerequisite: BIO 25, CHDV 30, PSYC 168, RPTA105, RPTA 106, RPTA 115, RPTA 116, RPTA 117 and RPTA 118; or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 119 Section 01 33380 1 Lecture 20/9 F 0900AM-1150AM Dao,Lindsay HY

RPTA 121 - Innovations in Recr for Health (3 Units)

This course provides an introduction to the outcomes and benefits of engagement in recreation, parks, and tourism activities. Examines how play, recreation, and engagement in nature, travel, and social activities contribute to enhancing the health and wellness of individuals and society. Innovative trends and issues will be explored from a holistic health perspective looking at quality of life.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for RPTA 121 Section 02 37365 1 Lecture 35/0 R WEBONLINE 0900AM-1150AM Dao,Lindsay AB386,FL

RPTA 122 - Perspectives On Leisure (3 Units)

Basic philosophical, historical, psychological and scientific foundations and developments in leisure and recreation theory; review of the cultural forces, institutions and theories that affect individuals and society.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 122 Section 01 33253 1 Lecture 25/3 R EUR103 0130PM-0245PM Pinch,Katherine J E,HY,WI
01 book for RPTA 122 Section 01 33253 1 Lecture 25/3 WEBONLINE - Pinch,Katherine J E,HY,WI
06 book for RPTA 122 Section 06 33545 1 Lecture 30/1 M SHS143 0530PM-0645PM Reddish,Andrew T E,HY,WI
06 book for RPTA 122 Section 06 33545 1 Lecture 30/1 WEBONLINE - Staff E,HY,WI
07 book for RPTA 122 Section 07 33568 1 Lecture 30/1 W SHS145 0600PM-0715PM Mackey,Tad Henry E,HY,WI
07 book for RPTA 122 Section 07 33568 1 Lecture 30/1 WEBONLINE - Staff E,HY,WI
09 book for RPTA 122 Section 09 33613 1 Lecture 30/0 M WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Arrigo Jr,Salvatore AB386,E,FL,WI
10 book for RPTA 122 Section 10 33634 1 Lecture 30/0 TR 0430PM-0545PM Hoyt,Cara E,OL,WI
11 book for RPTA 122 Section 11 33635 1 Lecture 30/2 W ARC3006 0600PM-0850PM Pinch,Katherine J E,WI

RPTA 124 - The Science of Nature Engageme (3 Units)

This course examines contemporary and emerging research evidence on human health and wellbeing impacts from nature engagement. It is anecdotally understood that spending leisure time outdoors is beneficial, but public understanding of the science behind this phenomenon is lacking. Areas of scientific literature covered include relevant scientific theories, validity of evidence-based forms of nature engagement, and mechanistic pathways of benefits. Analyzes the scientific research methodologies utilized globally and impacts on equity issues for different population groups¿ access to nature-based activities.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 124 Section 01 Low Cost Course Materials 36001 1 Lecture 40/0 W SQU456 1200PM-1250PM Luvaas,Erik L B5,HY,LCCM
01 book for RPTA 124 Section 01 Low Cost Course Materials 36001 1 Lecture 40/0 M WEBONLINE 1200PM-1250PM Luvaas,Erik L B5,HY,LCCM

RPTA 125 - Leisure & Society (3 Units)

Provides an understanding of the social science of leisure in contemporary society by examining the philosophical, socio-cultural, ethical, economic, behavioral, political and historical dimensions of leisure; exploration of the interrelationship between individuals, groups, and society in the context of leisure. Course also examines beliefs, values, and social structures, and compares and contrasts them with individual and social influences such as race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexuality, age, economic status and ability.

Prerequisite: Students must have passed the WPE or Eng 109W/E prior to enrollment in RPTA 125

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
05 book for RPTA 125 Section 05 33820 1 Lecture 30/0 T WEBONLINE 0600PM-0715PM Forstedt,Cole AB386,FL,GE AREA D,WI
05 book for RPTA 125 Section 05 33820 1 Lecture 30/0 WEBONLINE - Staff AB386,FL,GE AREA D,WI
08 book for RPTA 125 Section 08 33822 1 Lecture 30/0 T ARC3004 0300PM-0415PM Shannon,Christopher D. GE AREA D,HY,WI
08 book for RPTA 125 Section 08 33822 1 Lecture 30/0 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,HY,WI
09 book for RPTA 125 Section 09 33823 1 Lecture 30/2 T SLN2000 0130PM-0245PM Pinch,Katherine J GE AREA D,HY,WI
09 book for RPTA 125 Section 09 33823 1 Lecture 30/2 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,HY,WI
10 book for RPTA 125 Section 10 35999 1 Lecture 30/0 T WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Reliford,Jr.,William GE AREA D,OL,WI
10 book for RPTA 125 Section 10 35999 1 Lecture 30/0 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,OL,WI
11 book for RPTA 125 Section 11 36054 1 Lecture 30/1 T ARC3004 0430PM-0545PM Shannon,Christopher D. GE AREA D,HY,WI
11 book for RPTA 125 Section 11 36054 1 Lecture 30/1 R WEBONLINE 0430PM-0545PM Staff GE AREA D,HY,WI
14 book for RPTA 125 Section 14 37233 1 Lecture 30/0 T SHS264 0430PM-0545PM Blessinger,Jason GE AREA D,HY,WI
14 book for RPTA 125 Section 14 37233 1 Lecture 30/0 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,HY,WI
15 book for RPTA 125 Section 15 37288 1 Lecture 30/4 T SHS264 0600PM-0715PM Blessinger,Jason GE AREA D,HY,WI
15 book for RPTA 125 Section 15 37288 1 Lecture 30/4 WEBONLINE - Staff GE AREA D,HY,WI

RPTA 130 - Community Sport Programming (3 Units)

This course emphasizes sport as a program component of community-based recreation services in both public and private

settings. Students will develop skills related to successful sport program development, implementation and evaluation, through in-class lecture, site visits, and student developed projects. Additional topics will include promotion, funding, staffing, purchasing, and maintenance as related to managing sport programs.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 130 Section 01 33546 1 Lecture 25/10 TR SHS264 1030AM-1145AM Bening Stadler,Catharine J

RPTA 136 - Program/Event Planning in RPTA (3 Units)

The program/event planning process will be described and explained. Relevant principles and methods will be identified. Students will develop a program/event plan for a local organization. Field trips may be required.

Prerequisite: RPTA 32.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 136 Section 01 33313 1 Lecture 25/2 W WEBONLINE 0600PM-0715PM Erickson,Elizabeth OL
01 book for RPTA 136 Section 01 33313 1 Lecture 25/2 WEBONLINE - Staff OL
02 book for RPTA 136 Section 02 33381 1 Lecture 25/16 T WEBONLINE 0600PM-0715PM Erickson,Elizabeth OL
02 book for RPTA 136 Section 02 33381 1 Lecture 25/16 WEBONLINE - Staff OL

RPTA 137 - Community Organization (3 Units)

Study of institutions and leisure service systems within the community, and the dynamics of community organization practices and actions. The role of the recreation and leisure service practitioner in bringing about community changes. Defining and promoting citizen participation through advisory council membership, survey applications, and public hearing attendance.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 137 Section 01 33710 1 Lecture 25/0 R WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Forstedt,Cole OL

RPTA 148 - Exp Ed In Outdoor Rec (3 Units)

Exposes the students to theoretical and philosophical concepts of experiential education and provides a means through which they can put theory into practice in outdoor recreation settings. Using methods such as demonstrations, observation, presentations, and discussions, the course will explore the history and current trends of experience-based learning.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 148 Section 01 33340 1 Seminar 25/20 T EUR108 0300PM-0550PM Pinch,Katherine J

RPTA 150 - Ecology Of Resource Areas (3 Units)

Study of the fundamentals of ecology, silvics, soil science and manipulations of an ecosystem with emphasis on the whole biota as it relates to outdoor recreation areas. Designed to provide an understanding of the scientific basis for and the operational rationale of manipulation of natural resources for a variety of recreation uses.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 150 Section 01 33851 1 Lecture 25/18 R SLN2000 0900AM-1150AM Rolloff,David

RPTA 152 - Law Enforcement for Rangers (3 Units)

State, county and federal park rangers and wardens differ from other peace officers in that they are trained to protect visitors and cultural and natural resources on our public lands. This course offers a survey of topics related to the Peace Officer level of rangers across America's diverse public land systems, with an emphasis on career opportunities in park, forest, and wildlife management.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 152 Section 01 33444 1 Lecture 30/5 R EUR108 0300PM-0550PM De Wall,Jason Scott

RPTA 153 - Environmental Interp (3 Units)

Connecting visitors to natural, cultural, and historic resources is the primary focus of this course. Theories, principles and techniques are covered focusing on interpreting park and protected area values to people during their leisure. Personal and non-personal communication techniques will be practiced. Field sites in and around the Sacramento region will be visited to understand the diverse nature of the practice of interpretation. Designed for ranger naturalists, park interpretive staff, teachers, camp leaders, outdoor educators, and recreation program staff.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 153 Section 01 36002 1 Lecture 25/11 T SLN2000 0900AM-1150AM Rolloff,David

RPTA 164 - Lead & Fund for Non-profits (3 Units)

Introduces students to principles and concepts of nonprofit leadership. This course will explore and provide an understanding of historical and philosophical foundations of nonprofit organizations; board/committee development and operation; and volunteer management. Students will also learn about fundraising methods and strategies. The course will consist of lecture, readings, discussion, guest speakers, nonprofit agency visitations, active learning exercises, and a community-learning component.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 164 Section 01 33289 1 Lecture 25/9 T EUR108 1030AM-1145AM Krause,Arlene D HY
01 book for RPTA 164 Section 01 33289 1 Lecture 25/9 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 179 - Hospitality Profit & Revenue (3 Units)

Revenue management is critical to the hospitality industry due to the perishable nature of a service based product. This course introduces students to topics related to revenue management in hospitality and teaches students techniques to manage revenue in a dynamic hospitality environment ¿ all with the goal of managing profits for the company. Capacity management, demand and revenue forecasting, discounting, overbooking practices, channel management, and pricing execution for the hospitality operations are discussed.

Prerequisite: RPTA 61 or Instructor Permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 179 Section 01 36057 1 Lecture 25/20 T SHS264 0130PM-0245PM Choi,Hyunsuk HY
01 book for RPTA 179 Section 01 36057 1 Lecture 25/20 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 183 - Marketing Recreation Serv (3 Units)

Fields of recreation (including therapeutic, commercial, municipal, etc.), tourism and hospitality, while diverse, all offer products that are primarily intangible. The management and marketing of such service products can differ profoundly from those of goods products (often the focus of traditional business programs). Addresses the nature of the service product and services marketing in the people intensive, experiential world of recreation.

Prerequisite: RPTA 30 or instructor permission

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 183 Section 01 33683 1 Lecture 48/30 M EUR108 0300PM-0550PM Shirsat,Abhijeet

RPTA 184 - Hospitality Administration (3 Units)

Introduces students to resorts and hotels and their position within the tourism and hospitality industries. The scope of the hospitality industry and various issues concerning the successful development of a hospitality product will be discussed. Prepares students to engage in an internship or employment in this or a related industry, including restaurants and retail. It also helps these and other students to reinforce concepts and skills learned elsewhere by providing concrete, real-world examples of marketing and management methods.

Prerequisite: Restricted to declared RPTA major and minors or instructor permission

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for RPTA 184 Section 02 33623 1 Lecture 25/17 R SHS264 0130PM-0245PM Choi,Hyunsuk HY
02 book for RPTA 184 Section 02 33623 1 Lecture 25/17 WEBONLINE - Staff HY

RPTA 187 - Gastronomic Tourism (3 Units)

Tourists are increasingly motivated to travel for food and drink. Visiting the location and touring the production facilities is also important. This course provides an overview of the global culinary and gastronomic tourism industry, focusing on the ability of a destination to market itself (both people and place) through food. The various social and cultural contexts in which gastronomic tourism takes place are discussed as well as positive and negative impacts of global and local gastronomic tourism (food tourism).

Prerequisite: RPTA 80 or Instructor Permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 187 Section 01 33826 1 Lecture 25/15 W SLN2000 0300PM-0550PM Shirsat,Abhijeet

RPTA 195D - Recreation Therapy Internship (10-15 Units)

Supervised full-time therapeutic internship in a recreation, park or tourism organization or business. Supervision is provided by faculty and also by certified personnel at the host site. Meets the professional certification requirements at the national or state levels.

Note: Refer to the RPTA Internship Manual for procedures and requirements.

Prerequisite: BIO 25, CHDV 30, PSYC 168, RPTA 1, RPTA 30, RPTA 102, RPTA 106, RPTA 110, RPTA 115, RPTA 116, RPTA 117, RPTA 118, RPTA 119, and RPTA 136; completion of required administrative paperwork in the semester prior to internship, approval of major advisor.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 195D Section 01 33260 1 Independent Study 6/2 - Elder-Gok,Alivia L. I
02 book for RPTA 195D Section 02 33521 1 Independent Study 9/4 - Wilson,Jennifer L I

RPTA 195H - Internship: Hos & Tour Mgmt (10-15 Units)

Supervised, full-time work experience in hospitality or tourism designed to give students an increased understanding of the nature and scope of industry operations. Supervision is provided by the faculty and the cooperating agencies.

Prerequisite: RPTA 1, RPTA 30, RPTA 61, RPTA 80, RPTA 82, RPTA 101, RPTA 105, RPTA 106, RPTA 110, RPTA 183, and approval of academic advisor.

Note: Refer to the HTM Internship Manual for procedures and requirements.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 195H Section 01 33872 1 Independent Study 10/8 - Hur,Jungyun

RPTA 195Q - Part Intrn: Rec Park NonPr Mgt (4-6 Units)

Supervised, part-time work experience in a recreation, park, or nonprofit agency designed to give students an increased understanding of the nature and scope of industry operations. Supervision is provided by the faculty and by the cooperating agencies.

Note: Refer to the RPTA Internship Manual for procedures and requirements

Prerequisite: RPTA 1, RPTA 30, RPTA 32, RPTA 42, RPTA 60, RPTA 62, RPTA 101, RPTA 105, RPTA 106, RPTA 110, RPTA 136 and approval of academic advisor and internship coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
1 book for RPTA 195Q Section 1 37060 1 Independent Study 30/24 - Rolloff,David

RPTA 195R - Intern: Rec Park Nonprofit Mgt (10-15 Units)

Supervised, full-time work experience in a recreation, park, or nonprofit agency designed to give students an increased understanding of the nature and scope of industry operations. Supervision is provided by the faculty and by the cooperating agencies.

Note: Refer to the RPTA Internship Manual for procedures and requirements.

Prerequisite: RPTA 1, RPTA 30, RPTA 32, RPTA 42, RPTA 60, RPTA 62, RPTA 101, RPTA 105, RPTA 106, RPTA 110, RPTA 136 and approval of academic advisor and internship coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for RPTA 195R Section 02 33522 1 Independent Study 3/0 - Hur,Jungyun I
03 book for RPTA 195R Section 03 33638 1 Independent Study 9/5 - Erickson,Elizabeth I

RPTA 198 - Co-Curricular Activities (1-3 Units)

Co-curricular activities related to the subject matter and professional concerns of Recreation and Leisure Studies. For example, students may earn credit by participating as a tutor or discussion leader for recreation and leisure studies classes or a teacher or leader in programs offered by community organizations.

Note: The course may be repeated three times for a maximum total of 3 units. Students can enroll for a class that counts as 1, 2 or 3 units. No more than 3 units of RPTA 198 may be used to meet the major requirements.

Prerequisite: Approval of an instructor and the Department chair.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 198 Section 01 33261 1 Independent Study 3/2 - Sheppard,Anthony G

RPTA 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading.

Note: Open only to students who appear competent to carry on individual work. Can be repeated six times for a maximum total of 6 units. Students can enroll for a class that counts as 1, 2 or 3 units. No more than 6 units of RPTA 198 and RPTA 199 in combination may be used to meet major requirements.

Prerequisite: Approval of an instructor and the Department chair.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 199 Section 01 33262 1 Independent Study 2/0 - Rolloff,David
02 book for RPTA 199 Section 02 33518 1 Independent Study 2/1 - Sheppard,Anthony G

RPTA 202 - Policies in RHPN Organizations (3 Units)

Major environmental and recreational issues and problems affecting the recreation, hospitality, parks, and nonprofit field are discussed, analyzed, and evaluated. Ramifications involving the policy-making and planning processes of major federal, state, and local agencies involved with recreation, hospitality, parks, and nonprofit delivery services are also covered.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 202 Section 01 33825 1 Seminar 20/8 W WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Luvaas,Erik L

RPTA 204 - Adv Research Methods in RHPN (3 Units)

Provides an analysis of major research methods used in recreation, hospitality, parks, & nonprofit organizations. Addresses basic and applied research orientations, research designs, research proposals, data collection tools and methods, data analysis, and reporting of research findings.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 204 Section 01 33712 1 Seminar 15/5 R SLN3003 0600PM-0850PM Breunig,Mary C

RPTA 206A - Introduction to Inclusive Recr (3 Units)

Addresses the etiology and nature of common disabling conditions and examines issues of leisure participation and inclusion for underrepresented populations. Topics include: attitudinal barriers, advocacy, normalization, universal design, activity analysis and modification, and legislation. Including an emphasis on leadership, supervision, and organizational development of inclusive and therapeutic recreation programs.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 206A Section 01 36622 1 Lecture 10/10 T SLN2004 0600PM-0850PM Kopf,Heather L. R,S,SVC LRN

RPTA 207 - Grant Writing RPT Organization (3 Units)

A detailed examination of grant writing as a means of augmenting agency revenues for specific recreation projects, programs and research. An in-depth assessment of techniques used to source funding opportunities relevant to recreation and leisure agencies. A review of budget preparation and grant management.

Note: Students may not take both RPTA 107 and RPTA 207 for credit.

Prerequisite: Graduate status or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 207 Section 01 33714 1 Seminar 10/2 T 0600PM-0850PM Kivel,Dana OL

RPTA 295 - Practicum (3-6 Units)

Graduate internship experiences in a practical setting.

Note: Open only to graduate students. Can be repeated two times for a maximum total of 6 units. Students can enroll for a class that counts as 3, 4, 5 or 6 units. No more than 6 units of RPTA 295 and RPTA 299 in combination may be used to meet degree requirements.

Prerequisite: Approval of major advisor.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 295 Section 01 33656 1 Thesis Research 1/0 - Breunig,Mary C I

RPTA 299 - Individual Study (1-6 Units)

Individual project, problem, practical study, survey, and/or directed reading on the graduate level.

Note: Can be repeated six times for a maximum total of 6 units. Students can enroll for a class that counts as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 units. No more than six units of RPTA 295 and RPTA 299 in combination may be used to meet major requirements.

Prerequisite: Approved petition filed in the department office.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 299 Section 01 33267 1 Thesis Research 5/4 - Shirsat,Abhijeet
02 book for RPTA 299 Section 02 33591 1 Thesis Research 5/3 - Luvaas,Erik L

RPTA 500A - Culminating Exp: Thesis (1-3 Units)

Successful completion of a thesis approved for the Master's degree. Student must have approval from first reader.

Prerequisite: Advanced to candidacy and permission of graduate coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 500A Section 01 33575 1 Thesis Research 5/5 - Luvaas,Erik L
02 book for RPTA 500A Section 02 33663 1 Thesis Research 1/0 - Hur,Jungyun

RPTA 500B - Culminating Exp: Project (1-3 Units)

Successful completion of a project approved for Master's degree. Student must have approval from the first reader.

Prerequisite: Advanced to candidacy and permission of graduate coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 500B Section 01 33337 1 Thesis Research 1/0 - Davis,Christina M.
02 book for RPTA 500B Section 02 33659 1 Thesis Research 2/0 - Luvaas,Erik L

RPTA 500C - Culminating Exp: Comp Exam (1-3 Units)

Successful completion of a comprehensive examination approved for Master's degree.

Prerequisite: Advanced to candidacy and permission of the graduate coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for RPTA 500C Section 01 33658 1 Thesis Research 2/0 - Shirsat,Abhijeet

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AB386 - On Line

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

I - Service Learning Internship

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OL - Online

R - Required Service Learning Course

S - Service Learning Course

SVC LRN - Service Learning Course

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (01/24/2022 to 05/13/2022)