2016-2017 Student Catalog 
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2016-2017 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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REC 200 - Foundations of Recreation

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

History, theory, and philosophy of play, recreation, and leisure; implications for individuals and groups in changing society. To introduce the nature, scope, and significance of play, recreation, and leisure in our culture. We will explore definitions, philosophies, and theories applicable to the field as well as the historical events, places, and people which shaped contemporary American leisure and recreation. This course serves as an introduction to recreation and leisure delivery systems and professional practice. Students will learn the language of the field of recreation, understand the power and role of leisure in contemporary society, and recognize the implications for development of their own lives and communities.
Usually offered Fall semester

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