UNL Recreation Credit Classes

Outdoor Adventures

Enroll via MyRed under Course Subject "Rec-Outdoor Education" and call letters "ODED."
Call # Course Credits
ODED100A Canoeing I 1
ODED103A Indoor Rock Climbing 1
ODED113A Outdoor Climbing 1
ODED105A Kayaking 1
ODED107B Back Country Camping 1
ODED117B Intermediate Backpacking 1
ODED110B Wilderness First Responder 2
ODED177E Cycling II – Bike Camping 1
ODED130A Rock Climbing Instructor 2
ODED140A Stand-Up Paddleboarding 1
Most ODED academic classes consist of Meeting Dates and an associated Field Experience which takes place over a weekend. Field Experience locations vary from local trips in Nebraska to regional trips in locations such as Minnesota, Colorado, Missouri, and Arkansas. Refer to MyRed or contact course instructor for specific field dates.

Course Descriptions

Canoeing I – ODED 100A

This course is designed to introduce the student to canoeing and canoe camping with an emphasis on building fundamental canoe skills. This course is designed for the novice canoeist. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable canoe travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Indoor Rock Climbing – ODED103A

The goal of this introductory course is to build a basic foundation for rock climbing which will allow the student to climb indoors comfortably and effectively.

Outdoor Rock Climbing – ODED113A

The goal of this introductory course is to provide a basic foundation for rock climbing which will allow the student to climb indoors comfortably and effectively while building the basic skills required to climb effectively outside with minimum environmental impact.

Kayaking – ODED105A

Backpacking I – Backcountry Camping – ODED107B

This course is designed to introduce the student to backpacking and backcountry travel with an emphasis on building fundamental backcountry skills. This course is designed for the novice backpacker. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable backcountry travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Backpacking II – ODED117B

This course is designed to introduce the student to backpacking and backcountry travel with an emphasis on building fundamental backcountry skills. This course is designed for the novice backpacker. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable backcountry travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Wilderness First Aid (Also offered as non-credit course) – ODED109B

If you plan to spend time in the backcountry you need to be prepared. Fast paced and hands-on, this two-day course covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel and work in the outdoors. This course will be taught by Wilderness Medicine Institute instructors of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Learn more...

Wilderness First Responder (Also offered as non-credit course) – ODED110B

The Wilderness First Responder course has been designed specifically to meet the needs of wilderness guides, expedition leaders, and outdoor instructors. It is the outdoor education and recreation industrys' standard for wilderness medical training. It is the wilderness medicine training course for outdoor professionals...and the course you want your friends to have taken before you travel with them. This course will be taught by instructors from the Wilderness Medicine Training Center (WMTC). Learn more...

Cycling II – Bike Camping – ODED117E

This course is designed to introduce the student to cycling and touring with an emphasis on building fundamental touring skills. This course is designed for the novice cyclist. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable bike travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Cycling III – Bike Touring – ODED127E

Rock Climbing Instructor – ODED130

Stand-Up Paddleboarding – ODED140A

Fitness

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Fitness" and call letters "FITN."
Call # Course Credits
FITN102D Weight Training I 1
FITN112D Weight Training II 1
FITN102E Aerobics I – Cross-training 1
FITN103N Group Fitness 1
FITN113N Group Exercise Instructor Prep 2
FITN132B Physical Fitness IV – Endurance Training 1
FITN151B Intro to Wellness Programming 1
FITN180 Personal & Group Exercise 1
FITN222 Personal Training 1
ODED107E Indoor Cycling I 1



Course Descriptions

Weight Training I – FITN102D

Fundamentals of strength training. Learn basic weight lifting exercises and simple programming techniques. Majority of the class will be hands-on.

Weight Training II – FITN112D

Dive into the advanced concepts of resistance training and programming. You will be exposed to a variety of training protocols and learn how to properly program your workouts to reach your specific goals. Experience with resistance training and ability to demonstrate proper form and technique on major lifts is required.

Weight Training IV – FITN132B

Focus on new, relevant research and how it impacts recreational lifters. We will bridge the gap between exercise science and application of strength training. We will explore a variety of topics, including: low-rep vs. high-rep for muscle growth/strength, tempo training efficacy, blood flow occlusion training.

Combatives

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Combatives" and call number "COMB."
Call # Course Credits
COMB101B Judo I 1
COMB111B Judo II 1
COMB101J Kendo-Japan Fencing 1
COMB101D Shotokan Karate – Section 003
Shorin Ryu – Section 004
1
COMB104 Krav Maga I 1
COMB114 Krav Maga II 1
COMB124 Krav Maga III 1
COMB101E Personal Defense 1

Activity Classes

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Ind/Dual Activity" and call number "INDV."
Call # Course Credits
INDV102 Beginning Massage 1
INDV105B Bowling I 1
INDV105D Golf I 1
INDV105K Learn to Skate 1
INDV112 Intermediate Massage 1
INDV115B Bowling II 1
INDV115E Rec Games II Volleyball/Soccer/Basketball 1
INDV125E Pickleball 1
INDV140 Intro Basic Meal Prep 1
MARK106A Archery 1 1

First Aid | CPR | AED

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Fitness" and call letters "FITN."
Call # Course Credits
FITN160 First Aid/Adult CPR/AED 1

Racquet Sports

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Racquet Sports" and call letters "RACS."
Call # Course Credits
RACS108E Tennis I 1
RACS108K Racquetball I 1

Scuba Diving

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Fitness" and call letters "FITN."
Call # Course Credits
FITN100E Scuba I 1
FITN110E Scuba II 1


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