Course Descriptions

HT107 :  Introduction to Leisure and Recreation Management

This course is designed as a general survey course to provide students with a broad understanding of the nature and scope of recreation and leisure behavior. The focus of the course will deal with the industry of recreation management and tourism and its relationship to public, private, commercial and voluntary recreation and leisure activities. The history of the recreation and leisure industry, career opportunities, its organization and structure, specific resource and facility management will be addressed. Other focuses are planning, programming and activities preparation, and finally the future challenges and opportunities facing the recreation and leisure industry are explored.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 3
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