Minor in Recreation (In Effect Spring 2009)

Online Course Descriptions

Required Core Units
RPT 200
or
RPT 420

Introduction to Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
 

Leisure and Contemporary Society

3
RPT 400 Program Planning in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism 3
Total for Core 6

Interest Area

In consultation with an adviser, students select a minimum of 9 units from the following electives according to the following areas of interest:

Community Recreation and Health

Course Number Course Description
RPT 330 Arts and Crafts for Leisure
RPT 340 Conference and Event Planning and Management
RPT 380 Developmental Play Processes
RPT 440 Urban Recreation and Leisure Services
RPT 445 Recreation Therapy and the Expressive Arts
RPT 650 Facilitating Leisure Wellness

Events/Tourism and Commercial Recreation

Course Number Course Description
RPT 340 Conference and Event Planning and Management
RPT 390 Leisure Travel and Tourism
RPT 460 Destination Recreation Resorts
RPT 540 Start–Up and Administration of Recreation, Event and Tourism Enterprises
RPT 605 Ecotourism Principles and Practices
RPT 670 Advanced Conference and Event Planning and Management

Nonprofit Recreation/Human Services

Course Number Course Description
RPT 370 Principles of Nonprofit Administration
RPT 410 Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
RPT 440 Urban Recreation and Leisure Services
RPT 470 Care Break: Alternative Spring Break Service
RPT 570 Developing and Managing Resources in Nonprofit Agencies
RPT 650 Facilitating Leisure Wellness

Outdoor Recreation/Parks/Natural Resources

Course Number Course Description
RPT 230 Growth Through Adventure
RPT 360 Outdoor Recreation Leadership (1)
RPT 430 Ecology of Outdoor Recreation
RPT 520 Park and Outdoor Leisure Resources
RPT 605 Ecotourism Principles and Practices
RPT 640 Managing Recreation in National Parks and Protected Areas
Total for Interest Area 9
Minimum total for Minor 15

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