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Recreation, Parks and Tourism 611

RCPT 611: History and Philosophy of Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Credit Hours: (3)

Discussion of issue, problems, trends and principles as foundations of recreation philosophy and education for leisure based living.


Course Objectives

  1. To enable the student to understand different historical periods and the influence of leisure on each.
  2. To enable the student to develop an understanding of the significance of leisure throughout history
  3. To enable the student to broaden his/her understanding of philosophical issues related to leisure
  4. To enable the student to develop the foundations for a personal philosophy of leisure
  5. To enable the student to understand various approaches and/or methods for realizing philosophical truths


Assessment Measurers

  1. Quizzes
  2. Class participation
  3. Assignments
  4. Final Exam
  5. Oral presentation and outline



Review and Approval
1980 New Course Approved
2/26/99 Course number changed from 411 to 511