Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Recreation and Leisure (3 cr)
R160 | 2121 | C Ross


Recreation and Leisure
8:55a-10:10a  D  HP013

Description:  An introduction to the field of recreation and leisure from
the viewpoint of the individual as a consumer and 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 understand
the concept of leisure and recreation; describe the industry and structure
of the industry; identify key works in leisure and recreation.

Required Text:  Pastimes: The Context of Contemporary Leisure, 1996 by R.V.
Russell.

Summary of Assignments:  Students will be completing some personal and
society investigations of leisure and recreation.  The course grade will be
based on in-class activities, three case studies, four project reports,
three quizzes and one final exam.

Additional Information:  This course consists of lectures and discussion
sessions.