Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Management of Recreation Facilities, 3 credits
R266 | 7302 | Mick Renneisen
Class Times 8:00am-9:15 Days_Tuesday/Thursday_______ _
Location _Ballantine Hall 005_ Additional
Description of Course Content: This course is designed to provide
students with an orientation into various theories, structural makeup,
design, operations and functions relating to managing recreational
facilities. The course will address facility development, use
considerations and auxiliary functions that impact the manager?s role.
In addition, an overview of the foundations of facility management
will be presented.
Aims and Objectives of the Course:
Learn unique terminology and theories pertaining to facilities.
Understand management functions and how they relate to
Learn basic facility development and design information.
Learn basic information regarding facility utilization.
Observe practical experience of actual facility operations
Understand auxiliary facility operations and how they enhance
Required Book List: Introduction to Facility Management, A Reading and
Study Guide, by R. Mull, available at Collegiate Copies.
Summary of Assignments: Assigned readings from the Reading and Study Guide and
selected articles will be used to stimulate class discussions.
Students are expected to come to class prepared to discuss assigned
material. A project will be required that will allow the student to
work independently in order to foster an understanding of facilities
in operation. Visitations will be worked into class in order for
students to observe facilities in operation. This experience will
enhance the student?s awareness and appreciation for the extensiveness
and diversity found in managing facilities. In addition, 5 exams will
be scheduled to measure the student?s understanding of assigned
materials and class discussions.