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Undergraduate Recreation

2014 Fall Term

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2 Units

INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION AND LEISURE

Recreation 232

An introduction to the field of recreation with class lecture and discussion on the historical, philosophical and theoretical aspects of leisure, recreation and play, as well as an overview of the recreation profession and its potential careers.


3 Units

LEADERSHIP AND FACILITATION OF RECREATIONAL GAMES

Recreation 320

This course will assist students to develop their knowledge, skills, and abilities as facilitators and leaders of recreational activities. Readings, assignments, and lecture will focus on leadership and facilitation theories and techniques. A variety of recreational activities will be introduced in class.


3 Units

AGING AND LEISURE

Recreation 360

Examines conceptualizations of leisure and aging in the leisure and gerontological literature, examines the benefits of exercise for older persons, and the process of developing an exercise program for older persons as well as examining the benefits of other leisure areas such as the arts, education and outdoor recreation.


3 Units

SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGEMENT

Recreation 388

This course examines local, national and international special events from an international perspective. Skills and knowledge required by professionals involved in Event Management (such as conceptualization, project management, staffing, budget operation, marketing plans, sponsorship, facility operation, and risk management) will be addressed through readings, lectures, and assignments.


3 Units

COMMERCIAL AND ENTERPRENEURIAL RECREATION

Recreation 440

Students in this class will explore commercial recreation, entrepreneurialism, and basics of travel and tourism. Topics include an overview of entrepreneurial recreation, economics, marketing and financing commercial recreation endeavors, and exploring various opportunities available in the commercial and private sector.


3 Units

LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES

Recreation 480

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.


1-12 Units

FIELD STUDY: RECREATION

Recreation 492

A course designed to increase the student's understanding of a specific area of recreation through involvement in an off-campus internship at a recognized recreational agency or business which is suited to the student's area of interest. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits in major/degree. Prereq: Jr status or consent of department chair.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN RECREATION

Recreation 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum 6 credits in major/degree.

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