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.
- To enable the student to understand different historical periods and the influence of leisure on each.
- To enable the student to develop an understanding of the significance of leisure throughout history
- To enable the student to broaden his/her understanding of philosophical issues related to leisure
- To enable the student to develop the foundations for a personal philosophy of leisure
- To enable the student to understand various approaches and/or methods for realizing philosophical truths
- Class participation
- Final Exam
- Oral presentation and outline
Review and Approval
1980 New Course Approved
2/26/99 Course number changed from 411 to 511