Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Comprehensive Recreation Plan and Park Design
R530 | 18121 | Dr. Cem Basman


The content of the course will be changed from previous years to
reflect the current student population enrolled in this class. Basic
tenets and principles of recreation planning will be explored with an
emphasis on meeting the needs of specific markets and audiences
(visitors, customers, tourists, etc.)  Planning methods for heritage
interpretation will be a focus of this course.

This course is taught in conjunction with R468, an undergraduate
course in the same topical area.


Required Book List:
Abby. Desert Solitaire
Kaplan, Kaplan and Ryan.  With People in Mind –Design and Management
of  Everyday Nature
Brochu. Interpretive Planning


Summary of Assignments:
Students will have an array of small planning/design related
assignments and a final large-scale planning project due at the end of
the semester. Majority of the projects will entail working in small
group settings.

A week-long GIS laboratory session will be conducted in November.