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Leisure in Society
LEISURE IN SOC
CLASS CODE: RL 304 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: RECREATION LEADERSHIP
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Exploration of challenges associated with leisure. Emphasis on leisure values and their relationship to society and the individual.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand conceptual foundations of play, recreation and leisure.
2. Explore the history of recreation and leisure.
3. Examine the significance of play, recreation and leisure on technology, economics, and politics.
4. Investigate the role of play, recreation and leisure during the life cycle.
5. Become aware of professional practices and professional organizations in leisure services.
6. Develop a personal career plan and job search tools.
7. Develop personal recreation and leisure values.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Ten Experiential Exercises

2. A Diary of leisure activities

3. Six Exams

4. Comprehensive final exam

5. Attendance & Participation

6. Cover letter and Resume
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002