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  • Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management
    College of Health and Human Performance
    HLP 2940 Practicum in Health and Human Performance
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with a change in content.
    A unique opportunity for students who are in the decision-making phase of their studies to test a career choice through practicum experience before completing professional courses.
    HLP 4933 Variable International Topics
    Credits: 1 to 6; can be repeated with a change in content.
    Students have the opportunity to study in a wide range of cultural settings.
    LEI 2000 Introduction to Recreation and Leisure (Non-Recreation Majors)
    Credits: 3.
    Understanding the various roles that recreation has in contemporary society. Students have opportunity to examine recreation as a potential profession.
    LEI 2181 Leisure Contemporary Society
    Credits: 3.
    This course examines leisure as a condition of being human, as a cultural mirror and as a social instrument. The course reflects a wide range of literature from a number of academic disciplines. (S)
    LEI 3120 Introduction to Outdoor Recreation and Parks
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP, or department permission.
    Survey of the history, terminology and current issues of outdoor recreation and parks. Overview of urban, private, NGO, local, state and federal roles in the provision of outdoor recreation opportunities. Explores the tension between recreational use and conservation values.
    LEI 3140 Philosophy and History of Recreation
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 2HH-REC or LEI or HHP.
    An overview of the philosophical and historical foundations of recreation, leisure and play with the intent of providing students a base on which to interpret the recreation profession. (H)
    LEI 3180 Current Trends in Leisure Services
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP.
    An exploration of the dynamics and implications of current professional issues and trends impacting the delivery of parks, recreation and tourism services.
    LEI 3301 Principles of Travel and Tourism
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP, or department permission.
    An overview of the travel and tourism industry. Course content will cover historical, behavioral, societal and business aspects of travel and tourism.
    LEI 3303 Fundamentals of Tourism Planning
    Credits: 3; Prereq: LEI 3830.
    The planning of tourism services and facilities, including the identification, planning and use of the physical, social and economic resources necessary to develop and support tourism.
    LEI 3320 Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services
    Credits: 2; Prereq: HHP junior standing.
    Opportunity to explore and develop leadership and abilities to successfully implement recreation programs and services in leisure delivery systems.
    LEI 3331 Camp Administration and Programming
    Credits: 2.
    Camp programming and administration.
    LEI 3335 Camp Counseling
    Credits: 2.
    Training counselors for organized camping, including crafts, nature, cooking and informal activities.
    LEI 3340 Resort and Destination Development
    Credits: 4; Prereq: LEI 3830.
    The study of resort and destination development and management in resort planning, development and management. Includes current examples from the industry itself as well as laboratory experiencefor on-site research and study.
    LEI 3360 Hospitality Management
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP, or department permission.
    Overview of the hospitality industry, including hotel management, food and beverage operations, business and leisure travel markets, convention services, hospitality trends, quest-based customer service strategies and career opportunities.
    LEI 3400 Recreation Program Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: HHP junior standing.
    Recreation programming and leadership strategies to plan programs and assume a leadership role in conducting recreation activities. The student will study principles and practices for a variety of activities and programs in leisure service delivery.
    LEI 3500 Administration of Leisure Services
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 2HH-REC or LEI; Prereq or Coreq: LEI 3320 and LEI 3400.
    Organizing and administering leisure and recreation services, emphasizing problem solving. Limited to recreation majors or those with instructor perrmission.
    LEI 3546 Park Management
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EES 3000, FNR 3153, LEI 3140 or LEI 3250, or instructor permission.
    Park operations and management including planning, maintenance, law enforcement, resource management and visitor contact. Examines user conflicts and reviews case studies of existing park operations and research.
    LEI 3600 Design and Maintenance of Leisure Facilities
    Credits: 2. Prereq: HHP junior standing.
    Planning, budgeting, site selection, layout and maintenance of recreational facilities.
    LEI 3705 Leisure Services for People with Disabilities
    Credits: 3.
    Leisure and recreation services for special population groups with a focus on access/inclusion, barriers to participation, disabling conditions, special population groups, program development, service delivery and legislation.
    LEI 3760 Leisure, Recreation and the Older Adult
    Credits: 3.
    An in-depth study of the responsibilities and opportunities providing recreation services for the older adult.
    LEI 3820 Leisure Education and Counseling
    Credits: 2. Prereq or Coreq: LEI 3140 and 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP.
    The theory and practice of leisure education and counseling.
    LEI 3843 Commercial Recreation
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP, or department permission.
    Commercial recreation as a major component of leisure service delivery systems. An analysis of development potential of different types of recreation enterprises including resources, location, risks, sources of financing, pricing, managerial requirements, marketing and sources of technical assistance will be explored.
    LEI 3921 Field Experience in Leisure Services
    Credits: 3; Prereq: department permission.
    Practical field experience in leisure service delivery. Students will apply skill and knowledge as volunteers where they will utilize leadership and management skills to enhance participant involvement and agency operations. In addition, the student prepares a resume, investigates agencies as potential intern sites and submits the appropriate forms for approval of an internship site.
    LEI 4311 Special Events and Meeting Planning
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP.
    Development of skills, strategies, knowledge and understanding about scheduling, marketing and planning meetings for various groups.
    LEI 4321 Ecotourism
    Credits: 3; Prereq: Six hours of biological science.
    A study of the components, history, practice and current issues of nature-based tourism. Explores principles and problems of ecotourism for natural resources and host populations and iIncludes rural tourism, economic impacts, tourism life cycle and case studies.
    LEI 4540 Management and Supervision of Leisure Facilities and Personnel
    Credits: 3; Prereq: HHP junior standing.
    The management process as it relates to planning and operation of leisure service facilities. Subjects include traditional and contemporary management theory, the management process, legal and financial aspects, risk management and contemporary issues in leisure services management. Facility topics include feasibility studies and design issues.
    LEI 4560 Marketing for Recreation, Parks and Tourism
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 4HH-REC or instructor permission.
    An examination of the multi-dimensional marketing functions common to recreation, parks and tourism organizations. The course builds on students' knowledge from other courses and emphasizes strategic planning in marketing and its use in hospitality and tourism organizations.
    LEI 4570 Revenue Resources Management
    Credits: 3; Prereq: LEI 3320, LEI 3400 and 3HH-REC, LEI or HHP.
    Identifies the many and variable forms of revenue resources available in recreation and the methods of managing that revenue.
    LEI 4713 Principles and Practices of Interventions in Therapeutic Recreation
    Credits: 4; Prereq: LEI 3320, LEI 3400 and 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP.
    Basic concepts, methods and techniques associated with the practice of therapeutic recreation in settings offering medical, rehabilitation and healthcare services.
    LEI 4800 Legal Aspects of Recreation, Parks and Tourism
    Credits: 3; Prereq: LEI 3400 and 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP.
    Concentrates on the legal aspects of recreation, parks and tourism to better understand the law as it pertains to their area of specialization and therefore reduces the potential for litigation.
    LEI 4880 Evaluation of Leisure Services
    Credits: 3; Prereq: 3HH-REC or LEI or HHP.
    Methods, techniques and applications of the evaluation process related to leisure services.
    LEI 4905 Variable Topics
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with change in content. Prereq: department permission.
    Offered upon request to meet special interests not adequately provided in other courses, such as Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Gerontology and Health and Physical Aspects of Aging.
    LEI 4940 Internship in Leisure Services
    Credits: 1 to 15; Prereq: department permission.
    Practical field experience in selected off-campus leisure service agencies. Normally taken during the last semester before graduation. (S-U)
    LEI 4955 Travel Studies
    Credits: 1 to 6; can be repeated with change in content.
    Travel studies.
    PET 3121 History of Sport and Exercise Sciences
    Credits: 3; Prereq: majors only.
    The development of sport and exercise sciences in the United States from colonial America to the present. Interpretations of sport and exercise sciences and the relation to society.
    PET 3254 Women in Sports
    Credits: 2.
    Presents a broad perspective of the historical, sociological and physiological aspects of sport participation by females. (WR)
    SPM 2000 Introduction to Sport Management
    Credits: 2.
    Introduction to management, marketing, financial and legal principles regarding sport facilities, events and organizations within interscholastic, intercollegiate, professional and international sport industries. The conduct of amateur and professional sport programs.
    SPM 3012 Sport and Society
    Credits: 3; Prereq: HH-SPM major with junior or senior standing.
    Societal implications of sport in history and heritage, youth programs, collegiate and professional situations and the involvement of minority groups, women, business and industry. (WR)
    SPM 3204 Ethical Issues in Sport
    Credits: 3.
    Review and study of ethical issues that affect sport.
    SPM 3306 Sport Marketing
    Credits: 3; Prereq: SPM 2000 and MAR 3023 with minimum grades of C.
    Key marketing concepts and strategies in sports referent to sport consumer behavior and implications for marketing. Analyzes marketing cases to solve marketing-related problems and to help students prepare and evaluate a comprehensive marketing plan.
    SPM 4104 Sport Facility Design and Management
    Credits: 3; Prereq: HH-SPM, junior or senior standing.
    The planning and management of sport facilities.
    SPM 4154 Administration of Sport and Physical Activity
    Credits: 3; Prereq: SPM 2000 and MAN 3023 with minimum grades of C.
    Managerial principles and techniques applicable to a variety of sport, physical education and fitness settings.
    SPM 4515 Sport Business and Finance
    Credits: 3; Prereq: FIN 3403 and SPM 2000.
    Financial expense categories and sources of revenue for sport organizations. Determines and calculates facility revenues and non-facility revenues. Develops potential solutions for improving revenue sources to increase revenue and decrease costs while maintaining a viable product.
    SPM 4723 Legal Issues in Sport and Physical Activity
    Credits: 3; Prereq: SPM 2000, junior or senior status, and majors only.
    Legal structures, major laws, regulations and case precedents that establish legal responsibilities, rights, privileges and controls related to sport management.
    SPM 4905 Variable Topics in Sport Management
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 5 credits Prereq: department permission.
    Offered upon request to meet special interests that not adequately provided in other courses.
    SPM 4941C Internship in Sport Management
    Credits: 15; can be repeated with change in content.
    Internship with a public or private enterprise in sport management. (S-U)
    SPM 4948 Practicum in Sport Management
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 5 credits. Prereq: department permission.
    Practical experience in sport management. May include a senior thesis with oral defense.
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