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Undergraduate Recreation

2018 Summer Term

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2 Units

INTRODUCTION TO SPORT MANAGEMENT

Recreation 233

This course will introduce students to the history of the sport industry and the role of the sport manager. Students will develop an understanding of potential career outlets in these fields. Students will apply concepts of administration and management of sport to their future professional practice.


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

RECREATION AND LEISURE FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

Recreation 361

This course introduces concepts of therateutic recreation practice, including the history of the profession, current trends, and an overview of various disabilities and disorders across the lifespan. Students will have opportunities to develop the skills and abilities necessary to work with persons with disabilities through field-based activities.


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.

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