Sep 27, 2022  
2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    RADT 3123 - Sectional Anatomy

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Anatomical study of the body in the sagittal, transverse and coronal imaging planes.
  
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    RADT 3143 - Imaging Pathophysiology I

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description:

    Imaging adaptations and alterations in anatomy and physiology with variation outside of the normal range (Unit 1). 

  
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    RADT 3144 - Imaging Pathophysiology II

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Imaging adaptations and alterations in anatomy and physiology with variation outside of the normal range (Unit 2). 
    Pre-requisite(s): RADT 3143 - Imaging Pathophysiology I .
  
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    RADT 3243 - Community-Based Patient Care II

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description:

    Advanced level patient care, assessment, and management in the community-based environment. 

  
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    RADT 3253 - Specialty-Based Patient Care II

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $12.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Lab supplies: Lab Equipment/Software upgrade and Maintenance
    Description:  

    Advanced level patient care, assessment, and management in the specialty-based environment. 

  
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    RADT 3263 - Diagnostic Services Pharmacology

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Concepts of pharmacology including modes of action, uses, modes of excretion effects, side effects and patient care required for specific pharmacologic agents.
  
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    RADT 3403 - Radiobiology & Health Physics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Effects of ionizing radiation on the human body, patient and personnel protection, exposure monitoring health physics and oncology.
  
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    RADT 3423 - Federal Regulations

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Regulations governing health care, equipment and application of ionizing radiation.
  
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    RADT 3443 - Quality Assurance in Radiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $18.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Lab supplies: Lab Equipment/Software upgrade and Maintenance
    Description: Development of a quality assurance program and manual to meet accreditation requirements.
  
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    RADT 3463 - Computerized Imaging

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Digital radiography, image acquisition, image processing and digital image management.
  
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    RADT 3563 - Managing Clinical Information

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Digital and volumetric imaging, emerging technologies, secure computerized management practice, and patient privacy regulations.
  
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    RADT 3863 INT - Clinical Internship

    Credits: (2-6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Experience in a radiology specialty area. Consent of instructor is required.
    May be repeated twice for credit.
  
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    RADT 4203 - Patient Education in Radiology

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Skills necessary to assess, plan and evaluate a variety of educational programs specific to radiology patients.
  
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    RADT 4213 - Supervision and Staff Development

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Federal regulations, developing department protocol, designing departments personnel supervision and quality of care assessment.
  
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    RADT 4223 - Promotional Strategies

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Assessment of needs, development and implementation of promotional strategies for Radiology Departments.
  
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    RADT 4233 - Fiscal Analysis in Radiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Justification, acquisition and leasing of imaging equipment and accessories, staffing formulas and review of maintenance contracts.
  
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    RADT 4243 - Quality Management in Radiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Concepts and principles of quality management, collection and analysis of data.
  
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    RADT 4253 - Risk Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Study of management of risk associated with the delivery of health care in clinical and non-clinical settings.
  
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    RADT 4303 - Cardiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Detailed study of the heart: anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, EKGs and imaging modalities.
  
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    RADT 4313 - Visceral, Pelvic and Extremity Angiography

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Anatomy, pathology, protocols and interventional procedures of abdominal viscera, extremities and pelvis.
  
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    RADT 4333 - Head and Neck Angiography

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Anatomy, pathology, protocols and interventional procedures of the aortic arch, brachiocephalic, thyroid and other facial and neck arteries.
  
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    RADT 4343 - Thoracic and Venous Procedures

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Anatomy, pathology, protocols and interventional procedures of the venous and cardiac systems.
  
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    RADT 4403 - Imaging Pathology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Radiographic presentation of pathological conditions, abnormalities and anomalies.
  
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    RADT 4413 - Forensic Radiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course provides a comprehensive study of medical imaging’s role in forensic medicine. Forensic Radiology is used to determine identity of remains, evaluate injury or cause of death and assist in the detection of abuse. Junior or Senior standing required.
  
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    RADT 4433 - PACS Administration

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Digital imaging and communication standards, PACS administration, image quality, and emerging technology standards.
  
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    RADT 4443 - Imaging Informatics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Analyzing system needed, project management, quality improvement, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, and medical informatics.
  
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    RADT 4543 - Bone Densitometry

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course comprehensively covers the methods of bone density measurement (bone densitometry, DEXA), the pathogenesis of osteoporosis, quality management issues, therapies for osteoporosis and a review of additional analysis methods.
  
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    RADT 4553 - Breast Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Normal breast anatomy and physiology compared to pathological conditions.
  
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    RADT 4563 - Mammographic Positioning/Imaging Techniques

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Routine positions, risk versus benefit; tissue variations, specialized procedures and imaging modalities.
  
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    RADT 4572 - Advanced Breast Imaging

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description:

    This course will highlight advanced breast imaging and correlate findings between modalities; discuss associated patient education and medicolegal considerations; and highlight best practice in relation to pathology and patient history.

  
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    RADT 4573 - The Female Patient and Medical Imaging

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will familiarize the student to disease processes specific to the female patient and the imaging methods that may be used in diagnosis and treatment. The clinical pathways that are commonly used, involving all radiologic imaging modalities, will be explored. Students who enroll in this course must be certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  
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    RADT 4583 - Mammographic Equipment and Quality Assurance

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Equipment operation, technical factors and quality assurance procedures in mammography.
  
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    RADT 4603 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics, Instrumentation & Safety

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Physical principles and theories of magnetic resonance, instrumentation, safety, imaging sequences and methods in normal and abnormal tissue, and computer parameters of magnetic resonance.
  
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    RADT 4610 - Clinical Simulation I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical Simulation in the Radiology and Computer Labs.
  
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    RADT 4611 - Clinical Simulation II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical Simulation in the Radiology and Computer Labs.
  
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    RADT 4612 - Clinical Simulation III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical Simulation in the Radiology and Computer Labs.
  
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    RADT 4613 - Computed Tomography of the Torso and Limbs

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Sectional anatomy, pathology and imaging protocols of the abdominal viscera, pelvis, thorax and extremities.
  
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    RADT 4623 - Advanced MRI Procedures

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Evaluation of organ function and diagnosis of disease process using advanced MRI procedures with emphasis on spectroscopy and functional MR.
  
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    RADT 4633 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Central Nervous System

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Sectional anatomy, pathology and imaging protocol of the head, spine and central nervous system.
  
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    RADT 4643 - Magnetic Resonance of the Torso and Limbs

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Sectional anatomy, pathology and imaging protocols of the abdominal viscera, pelvis, thorax and extremities.
  
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    RADT 4653 - Computed Tomography of the Central Nervous System

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Sectional anatomy, pathology and imaging protocols of the head, spine and central nervous system.
  
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    RADT 4663 - Computed Tomography Physics, Instrumentation & Safety

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Interactions of electromagnetic waves, instrumentation, imaging sequences, computer parameters, and safety of computerized tomography imaging.
  
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    RADT 4803 - Individual Research

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Research projects developed for district, state, regional or national presentation.
    May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
  
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    RADT 4833 - Directed Readings and Research

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Synthesis and analysis of journal articles resulting in a research paper for the purpose of publication.
  
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    RADT 4850 - Study Abroad

    Credits: (1-6)
    Variable Title
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide opportunities for students in health professions to experience a study abroad program that is designed to explore healthcare, culture, and clinical experience.
    May be repeated 5 times with a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
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    RADT 4861 - Clinical Internship

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Experience in a radiology specialty area. Consent of instructor is needed.
  
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    RADT 4862 - Clinical Internship

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Experience in a radiology specialty area. Consent of instructor is needed.
  
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    RADT 4863 INT - Clinical Internship

    Credits: (2-4)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Experience in a radiology specialty area. Consent of instructor is needed.
    May be repeated twice for credit.
  
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    RADT 4911 - Comprehensive Review/CT

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Preparation for advanced certification examination.
  
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    RADT 4912 - Comprehensive Review/MRI

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Preparation for advanced certification examination.
  
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    RADT 4913 - Comprehensive Review/CIT

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Preparation for advanced certification examination.
  
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    RADT 4914 - Comprehensive Review/M

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Preparation for advanced certification examination.
  
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    RADT 4915 - Comprehensive Review/QM

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Preparation for advanced certification examination.
  
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    RADT 4922 - Workshop, Conferences and Telecourses

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
  
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    RADT 4933 - Research Methods

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Apply research strategies in health care and clinical practice, obtain certificate for human subject research, formulate a research proposal, and complete an institutional review board application.
  
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    RADT 4942 - Transition to Specialty Practice

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Review of the program educational requirements.  Professional responsibilities and requirements as the student transitions into the healthcare marketplace.   
    May be repeated twice for a maximum of four credit hours.
  
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    RADT 4943 - Baccalaureate Thesis

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Research in health professions utilizing the scientific inquiry method.
  
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    RADT 4992 - Seminar

    Credits: (1-2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: New developments and procedures in imaging and therapy and preparing for the future.
    May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours.
  
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    RADT 5864G - Clinical Preceptorship

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Continuation of RADT 6863 .
  
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    RADT 5867G - Competency Assessment/Residency

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Assessment of competency knowledge and skills in the clinical setting.
    Note: This course is offered as needed.
  
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    RATH 4330 - Radiation Therapy Physics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: An overview of the profession of radiation therapy. Radiation therapy physics, dosimetry, isodose distribution for isotopes and electrically-produced beams. Mechanics of Linear accelerators and Cobalt.
  
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    RATH 4342 - Introduction to Treatment Planning

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Basic quantities and concepts in radiotherapeutic dosimetry. Current aspects of the anatomical and physical consideration involved in planning and delivery of the therapy prescription.
  
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    RATH 4410 - Radiation Oncology I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Pathology of cancer; combined therapy and surgery; chemotherapy and radiation therapy; clinical application of treatment techniques; and case studies.
  
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    RATH 4412 - Radiation Oncology II

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Pathology of cancer; combined therapy and surgery; chemotherapy and radiation therapy; clinical application of treatment techniques; and case studies.
  
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    RATH 4414 - Radiation Oncology III

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Pathology of cancer; combined therapy and surgery; chemotherapy and radiation therapy; clinical application of treatment techniques; and case studies.
  
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    RATH 4444 - Advanced Treatment Planning/Brachytherapy

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Prescription interpretation, nuclide implants, brachytherapy and treatment techniques involving hyperthermia. Beam modification devices and theory of beam placement will be discussed.
  
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    RATH 4446 - Quality Assurance

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Establishment of a quality assurance program for linear accelerators, simulators and therapeutic isotopes.
  
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    RATH 4448 - New Technology in Radiation Therapy

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Exploration of the emerging technology and new equipment used in radiation therapy.
    Pre-requisite(s): Graduate of an approved Radiography Program or equivalent.
  
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    RATH 4861 INT - Clinical Education I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical education designed to facilitate transference of didactic instruction to practical clinical practice.
  
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    RATH 4862 INT - Clinical Education II

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical education designed to facilitate transference of didactic instruction to practical clinical practice.
  
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    RATH 4863 INT - Clinical Education III

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical education designed to facilitate transference of didactic instruction to practical clinical practice.
  
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    RATH 4913 - Comprehensive Review

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Review of all didactic and clinical courses and competencies. Guest lecturer and multiple mock registry examinations will be presented.
  
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    REC 1241 - Mountain Biking, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk; 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $81.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include mountain bikes parts and maintenance, transportation, first aid supplies, and permit fees.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to mountain biking and trail riding. Students will explore and apply topics to enable safe, independent bike travel over a variety of terrain and surfaces. Course content will focus on trail awareness and selection, choosing appropriate equipment, and basic bike maintenance and repair.
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1242 - Mountain Biking, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk; 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $81.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include mountain bikes parts and maintenance, transportation, first aid supplies, and permit fees.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to mountain biking and trail riding. Students will explore and apply topics to enable safe, independent bike travel over a variety of terrain and surfaces. Course content will focus on trail awareness and selection, choosing appropriate equipment, and basic bike maintenance and repair.
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1243 - Mountain Biking, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk; 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $81.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include mountain bikes parts and maintenance, transportation, first aid supplies, and permit fees.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to mountain biking and trail riding. Students will explore and apply topics to enable safe, independent bike travel over a variety of terrain and surfaces. Course content will focus on trail awareness and selection, choosing appropriate equipment, and basic bike maintenance and repair.
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1304 - Backcountry Touring, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $30.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, avalanche airbags, ski helmets, first aid supplies, spare batteries, and ski wax.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to skiing and/or snowboarding safely in the backcountry, outside of resort boundaries where avalanche control and ski patrol are not present.  The course covers basic avalanche hazard recognition, evaluation, and mitigation, single-burial avalanche companion rescue, uphill snow travel, and downhill skiing and/or snowboarding techniques for variable snow conditions and hazards.
    May be repeated three times for a maximum of three credit hours.
  
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    REC 1305 - Backcountry Touring, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $35.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, avalanche airbags, ski helmets, first aid supplies, spare batteries, and ski wax.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to skiing and/or snowboarding safely in the backcountry, outside of resort boundaries where avalanche control and ski patrol are not present.  The course covers basic avalanche hazard recognition, evaluation, and mitigation, single-burial avalanche companion rescue, uphill snow travel, and downhill skiing and/or snowboarding techniques for variable snow conditions and hazards.
    May be repeated three times for a maximum of three credit hours.
  
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    REC 1306 - Backcountry Touring, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $76.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, avalanche airbags, ski helmets, first aid supplies, camping equipment, and mountaineering equipment.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to skiing and/or snowboarding safely in the backcountry, outside of resort boundaries where avalanche control and ski patrol are not present.  The course covers basic avalanche hazard recognition, evaluation, and mitigation, single-burial avalanche companion rescue, uphill snow travel, and downhill skiing and/or snowboarding techniques for variable snow conditions and hazards.
    May be repeated three times for a maximum of three credit hours.
  
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    REC 1307 - Avalanche Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $100.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, avalanche airbags, ski helmets, first aid supplies, spare batteries, and ski wax.
    Description:

    This course is intended for individuals wishing to pursue travel in avalanche terrain, whether backcountry skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, or mountaineering. Different sections of this course may be appropriate for various modes of travel, for example, skiing and snowboarding vs. snowshoeing. Instruction will take place predominantly at local backcountry mountainous areas through practical skills sessions. The course also includes relevant lecture, discussion, group decision making, and travel plan exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge to select appropriate terrain to avoid avalanches.


  
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    REC 1308 - Avalanche Rescue

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Block
    Course Fee: $64.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, avalanche airbags, ski helmets, first aid supplies, spare batteries, and ski wax.
    Description: This course is intended for individuals wishing to learn rescue skills in avalanche terrain, whether backcountry skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, or mountaineering.
    Suggested Requisite(s): REC 1307 .
  
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    REC 1309 - Avalanche Level 2

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Block
    Course Fee: $100.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, avalanche airbags, ski helmets, first aid supplies, spare batteries, and ski wax.
    Description: This course is intended for individuals wishing to expand their understanding of avalanche problem types and group risk management systems for travel in avalanche terrain, whether backcountry skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, or mountaineering.
    Suggested Requisite(s): REC 1307  and REC 1308 .
  
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    REC 1310 - Whitewater Paddling, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $140.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as rafts, paddles/oars, PFDs, helmets, camping equipment, and first aid supplies as well as permit fees, camping fees, and supplemental course assistance to meet state law for supervision on the water.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to the basic skills required for whitewater paddling in a number of potential watercraft such as rafts, kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes. Skills taught include boat maneuvering, reading rapids, and basic rescue skills. 
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1311 - Whitewater Paddling, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $140.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as rafts, paddles/oars, PFDs, helmets, camping equipment, and first aid supplies as well as permit fees, camping fees, and supplemental course assistance to meet state law for supervision on the water.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to the basic skills required for whitewater paddling in a number of potential watercraft such as rafts, kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes. Skills taught include boat maneuvering, reading rapids, and basic rescue skills. 
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1312 - Whitewater Paddling, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $170.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as rafts, paddles/oars, PFDs, helmets, camping equipment, and first aid supplies as well as permit fees, camping fees, and supplemental course assistance to meet state law for supervision on the water.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to the basic skills required for whitewater paddling in a number of potential watercraft such as rafts, kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes. Skills taught include boat maneuvering, reading rapids, and basic rescue skills. 
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1313 - Swiftwater Rescue

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $100.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include river craft, paddles, PFDs, helmets, wet suits, and other paddling equipment, and first aid supplies.
    Description:

    This course combines classroom and on-river instruction in avoidance and rapid resolution of accidents and injuries in swiftly moving whitewater. The course emphasizes skill demonstration and practice on or near the river and in-water. The course teaches effective rope based and/or rescue PFD based techniques that minimize rescuer risk in these complex systems. The course also includes relevant lecture, discussion, and group management exercises.


  
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    REC 1316 - Stand-Up Paddleboard

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $125.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include equipment such as paddleboards, paddles, PFDs, and first aid supplies as well as supplemental course assistance to meet state law for supervision on the water.
    Description: This physical activity course is intended to introduce students to the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to enjoy Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). The course will cover: 1) technical knowledge (i.e., history, terminology, equipment, regulations, safety); 2) technical skills (i.e., carrying, launching, landing, balance, stances, strokes, maneuvers, equipment maintenance); and) 3 rescue/safety (i.e. self-rescues).
  
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    REC 1350 - Scuba Diving, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. The course fee covers facilities and instruction from the scuba provider.
    Description: A beginner level physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and knowledge needed to safely engage in the underwater activity of scuba diving.
    Note: This course is offered through Continuing Education only.
  
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    REC 1351 - Scuba Diving, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. The course fees covers facilities and instruction from the scuba provider.
    Description: A physical activity that engages students in the underwater activity of scuba diving.  This Level II course allows students to build on skills developed in Level I.
    Pre-requisite(s): REC 1350 .
  
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    REC 1404 - Mountaineering, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $100.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing hardware, harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axes, avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, tents, sleeping bags, packs, and first aid supplies.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to the basic skills required for mountaineering, including snow climbing and descending, ice climbing, ice axe use, basic avalanche hazard identification, and technical rope systems in these environments.  Course offering dependent on weather and snow pack expectations and conditions. 
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1405 - Mountaineering, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $100.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing hardware, harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axes, avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, tents, sleeping bags, packs, and first aid supplies.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to the basic skills required for mountaineering, including snow climbing and descending, ice climbing, ice axe use, basic avalanche hazard identification, and technical rope systems in these environments.  Course offering dependent on weather and snow pack expectations and conditions. 
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1406 - Mountaineering, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $105.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing hardware, harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axes, avalanche beacons, avalanche probes, collapsible shovels, tents, sleeping bags, packs, and first aid supplies.
    Description: This physical activity course introduces students to the basic skills required for mountaineering, including snow climbing and descending, ice climbing, ice axe use, basic avalanche hazard identification, and technical rope systems in these environments.  Course offering dependent on weather and snow pack expectations and conditions. 
    May be repeated twice and up to 3 credits.
  
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    REC 1505 - Kayaking, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: A physical activity course that introduces students to the outdoor activity of kayaking. The fundamental skills of kayaking will be addressed for both beginning and recreational paddlers.
  
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    REC 1510 - Fishing, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $50.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include first aid supplies, repair/maintenance items, permits, fishing rods/reels, leader/tippet, and flies.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to practice fishing.
  
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    REC 1511 - Fishing, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $50.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include first aid supplies, repair/maintenance items, permits, fishing rods/reels, leader/tippet, and flies.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to practice fishing.
  
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    REC 1512 - Fishing, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to practice fishing.
  
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    REC 1520 - Hiking, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to safely enjoy hiking through the use of trail resources, environmental conscientiousness, planning, and conduct.
  
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    REC 1521 - Hiking, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to safely enjoy hiking through the use of trail resources, environmental conscientiousness, planning, and conduct.
  
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    REC 1522 - Hiking, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to safely enjoy hiking through the use of trail resources, environmental conscientiousness, planning, and conduct.
  
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    REC 1527 - Rock Climbing, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $50.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing shoes, harnesses, helmets, climbing rope, and climbing holds.
    Description:

    A beginner level physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and knowledge needed to safely enjoy rock climbing.

  
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    REC 1528 - Rock Climbing, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing shoes, harnesses, helmets, ropes, and climbing hardware.
    Description: An intermediate level physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and knowledge needed to safely enjoy rock climbing.
 

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