Principles of Recreation
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

SPTM 223 - Principles of Recreation

Credits: 3

As an introductory course in recreation and leisure services, emphasis is placed on the history and development of concepts, principles, and philosophical rationale of the recreation movement. The development of leisure and recreation is investigated from ancient to modern times.  Future implications for recreation as a profession are analyzed in light of current trends.  Course topics include historical investigations of the philosophic and theoretical bases of public and private recreation service organizations.


USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Historical Inquiry; Embedded Experience-Writing.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 201 .

Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

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