RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES (RECR)

RECR 710. Leisure and Organized Recreation in the United States. 3 Credits.

An analysis of the scope of leisure research, recreation services, the evolution of leisure, and the of individual recreation behavior.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 770. Administration of Therapeutic Recreation Services. 3 Credits.

Emphasis on information specific to the administration of therapeutic recreation such as fiscal management, quality assurance, evaluation, marketing of therapeutic recreation, and other general administrative topics.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 775. Principles and Procedures in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 Credits.

A study of the existing practices and principles of therapeutic recreation. An in-depth treatment of assessment/evaluation, goal setting and individualized planning, documentation, leisure counseling, and clinical skills.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 790. Independent Field Study. 3 Credits.

Permission of the department. May be repeated for credit.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 830. Managing Organizational Behavior in Recreation Services. 3 Credits.

This course addresses organizational behavior and theory to promote insight into micro and macro issues confronting professionals in organized recreation services.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 865. Issues and Trends in Recreation Management. 3 Credits.

A seminar to involve graduate recreation students in in-depth analyses of selected topics, issues, and problems relevant to the recreation management in public and not-for-profit leisure service organizations.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 876. Issues and Trends in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 Credits.

An analysis of selected issues, problems, and concerns in the provision of therapeutic recreation and inclusive recreation services.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 880. Internship in Recreation Administration. 2 Credits.

Participation in full-time, practical on-the-job experience in a recreational agency of the student's choice.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 881. Internship in Recreation Administration. 2 Credits.

Completion of a professional project and in-depth paper reflecting the outcomes of the internship completed in RECR 880.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 890. Seminar in Leisure Studies. 3 Credits.

A survey of contemporary views of society and their structures and functions, as they relate to concepts of leisure and recreation behaviors.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 950. Recreation Research Design and Methods I. 3 Credits.

An appraisal of current recreation and leisure research design using both quantitative and qualitative data. Students complete and deliver a formal research proposal.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 951. Recreation Research Design and Methods II. 3 Credits.

Required preparation, any statistics course. Students analyze quantitative and qualitative data and apply their work to theory and practice. Students complete the research proposed in RECR 950.
Requisites: Prerequisite, RECR 950.
Grading status: Letter grade.

RECR 993. Master's Research and Thesis. 3 Credits.