RECR Recreation

RECR   6030   Selected Topics in Recreation and Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to study contemporary topics and issues relevant to recreation and sport administration.

RECR   6230   Computer Applications in Recreation and Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides students with the ability and opportunity to apply intermediate and advanced computer skills using contemporary software applications.

RECR   7230   Research Methods and Statistical Applications in Recreation and Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An operational understanding of research, evaluation methods, and statistical applications. The goal of this course is to produce intelligent consumers of research based information and to give students the opportunity to prepare for advanced graduate study.

RECR   7235   Issues and Trends in Recreation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A critical understanding of the current and anticipated problems and trends in the field of recreation with particular emphasis on solutions, established and predicted, to address these problems and trends.

RECR   7236   History and Philosophy of Leisure and Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A critical inquiry into the history and philosophies of leisure and sport to gain an understanding of the concepts surrounding, and operation of, the modern leisure and sport industries.

RECR   7237   Recreation Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of recreation management with a focus on organizational behavior, personnel management, public relations, marketing, public finance, and politics and power structures in recreation and leisure service settings.

RECR   7790   Internship

9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This 9 hour credit course will provide an opportunity for a full time, 40 hour week, 15 week professional experience. Students will work in a supervised organizational setting within the Parks and Recreation, or related, profession.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all graduate course work.

RECR   7830   Directed Individual Study

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Students have an opportunity to pursue an independent recreation research project or to work with a faculty member as part of a research team.

RECR   7999   Thesis

0-6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Opportunity to conduct an independent research project in the preferred field of recreation, requiring the development of a thesis proposal, the execution of appropriate research, the analysis of results, and the development of a written product.