Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Recreation and Leisure (3 cr)
R160 | 6616 | C Ross
Recreation and Leisure
6616-Lecture-5:30p-7:15p M RH100
6617-Discussion-9:05a-9:55a F HP012
6618-Discussion-9:05a-9:55a F BH241
6619-Discussion-10:10a-11:00a F HP013
6620-Discussion-10:10a-11:00a F HP012
6621-Discussion-11:15a-12:05p F HP010
6622-Discussion-11:15a-12:05p F HP013
6623-Discussion-12:20p-1:10p F HP017
6624-Discussion-12:20p-1:10p F HP019
Students must register for one of the discussion sections when registering
for this class. Section 6620 is for honors division students only or
permission of instructor.
Description: An introduction to the field of recreation and leisure from
the viewpoint of the individual as a consumer and of societal agencies as
providers of leisure services. Includes philosophy, history, theory and a
survey of public and private leisure service organizations.
Goals: After completing this course, students will be able to: 1)
understand the concepts of leisure and recreation, 2) describe the industry
and structure of the industry, and 3) identify key works in leisure and
Required Text: Russell, R. Pastimes: The Context of Contemporary Leisure.
(1996) Brown and Benchmark.
Summary of Assignments: Students will be completing some personal and
society investigations of leisure and recreation. The course grade will be
based on three case studies, four project reports, three quizzes and one