Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management

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MACGREGOR, JAMES, Associate Professor and Chairperson
DeLISLE, LEE
, Professor and Graduate Coordinator
SMITH, DEBORAH, Associate Professor

 

IDS 553 - Grant Writing and Funding Sources

A practical course on finding grant money, researching and writing grant proposals and preparing the required applications. Each student will prepare and submit a grant proposal to a potential funding source. Scheduled fall and spring semesters.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 511 - Sport and Entertainment Finance

Fundamental principles of economic theory and fiscal management strategies are applied to the sport and entertainment industries.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 512 - Sport and Entertainment Law

Fundamental concepts, principles and practices consistent with the legal responsibilities associated with the management of sport and entertainment environments.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 513 - Marketing and Sales in Sport and Entertainment

An introduction to the marketing of sport and entertainment products, services, experiences and facilities. Fundamental marketing principles are applied to specific situations. Includes a discussion of strategic marketing; understanding consumer behavior; market segmentation, targeting, and positioning; promotion mix elements; sponsorship programs; and product pricing and distribution.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 514 - Global Issues in Sport and Entertainment

An exploration of significant financial, governance, legal and cultural issues challenging the sport/entertainment manager in professional, open amateur, Olympic, and college sports in the global sports and entertainment environment with an emphasis on the development of strategic positions and understandings that will enhance management success.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 515 - Facility and Event Management

A examination of policies and issues related to the management of public assembly sports and entertainment facilities and the events conducted within them. Topics include planning for new and upgraded facilities, operations and maintenance, patron flow and event security, revenue opportunity features, event bidding, planning, staffing and budgeting, contract considerations and risk management.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 516 - Sport Ethics

An examination of the ethical issues confronting the sports management professional based on an understanding of the purpose and conditions of the "right" sport contest and fair moral and non-moral decision-making with an emphasis on applied ethics and student mastery of moral reasoning.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 517 - Principles of Entertainment Management

Provides a conceptual foundation for entertainment management; specific duties assumed by managers including financial management, human resource management, group dynamics, labor realtions, risk management, facility and even management and promotional strategies as applied to the entertainment industry.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 518 - Agent-Artist Management

The course provides foundamental concepts and practices of human resource management appropriate to the entertainment industry.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: not yet offered

REC 533 - Socio-Leisure Needs of Individuals with Disabilities

Current biopsychosocial needs of people with disabilities. Interdisciplinary coordination, within institutional and community settings, in providing services to the disabled is scrutinized. Scheduled summer semesters.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2016

REC 534 - Advanced Practice in Therapeutic Recreation Programming

Investigating and utilizing both theory and practice, will introduce students to a high level of planning, assessment, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic recreation services. Scheduled spring semesters of even years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

REC 557 - Emerging Legal Issues in Recreation and Leisure Studies

An exploration of topics and principles related to the legal environment of leisure service agencies. Students develop risk management plans appropriate to their professional careers. Scheduled spring semesters of even years. Field trips are required.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

REC 570 - Foundations of Leisure and Recreation

The historical and philosophical development of leisure and recreation in relation to major social, economic, technological, and cultural changes and trends. Scheduled spring semesters of odd years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2013

REC 572 - Planning and Development of Recreation Programs and Leisure

Services Principles and application of program planning and implementation. Consideration is given to program content, the “how to” as well as problem solution and evaluation. Scheduled fall semesters of odd years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

REC 573 - Seminar in Recreation Administration

The identification of trends and critical issues as well as the examination of models for implementing community park and recreation services. Scheduled spring semesters of even years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 574 - Park and Recreation Management

Organization, functioning, operations, and problems of park and recreation management in leisure areas. Analysis, programming concepts, principles, and values involved in planning a comprehensive system of interrelated urban park and recreation areas. Scheduled fall semesters of odd years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 575 - Operational Research: Recreation

For recreation, park, and leisure service practitioners seeking knowledge and techniques to conduct interest surveys, feasibility studies, appraisals, program evaluations, projections, and other types of research related to recreation. Scheduled summer and spring semesters of even years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

REC 576 - Designs for Park and Recreation Facilities

Survey of contemporary and future facilities in recreation and related services including procedures and practices of program and property analysis and design. Scheduled spring semesters of odd years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2015

REC 577 - Leadership Development

Exploration of concepts of leadership leading to the acquisition of skills used in developing and directing services that meet the needs of service participants. Leadership theories, styles, methods, and techniques are analyzed.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

REC 581 - Seminar in Therapeutic Recreation Service

Trends and delivery of therapeutic recreational services to people with disabilities; the relationship of therapeutic recreation to other rehabilitation services; legislation, literature, and administrative practices. Scheduled fall semesters of odd years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 583 - Practicum Experience

Faculty approved and supervised experience in the area of student’s interest. Position should be at a supervisory or administrative level.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 584 - Leisure Education

Techniques in the community and institutional settings. Assessment of client needs and available community resources and services. Scheduled spring semesters of even years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

REC 585 - Clinical Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation

In-depth evaluation of the provision of therapeutic recreation services to individuals with varied chronic and traumatic disabilities. Implications for the development of a continuum of care; health care accreditation process; funding methods; outcome measurement systems; process of total quality management (TQM). Scheduled spring semesters of odd years.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

REC 587 - Recreation Education Curriculum Development

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 588 - Special Project

Requires three parts: a proposal, final project, and a written report. Students are assigned to an adviser to complete these requirements. Specific special project guidelines are available on the School of Graduate Studies website.

Prerequisite(s): Departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 590 - Thesis

Prerequisites: Departmental permission.

Prerequisite(s): Departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 591 - Thesis Seminar II

Completion of a thesis including: methods, results, discussion, summary, conclusions and recommendations for future study.

Prerequisite(s): REC 590 and departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

REC 599 - Grantsmanship

Knowledge and skills essential for development of grant proposals unique to recreation and leisure services. Scheduled wintersession and summer semesters.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Winter Session 2014

REC 600 - Directed Independent Study

Special interests in the leisure-recreation field. Available each semester.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

SMT 510 - Governance and Administration of Sport Organizations

A global examination of the role, impact, and power of governmental and non-governmental organizations that govern and administer amateur and professional sports including their organizational structures, governance mechanisms, and management challenges.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

SMT 511 - Sport and Entertainment Finance

Fundamental principles of economic theory and fiscal management strategies are applied to the sport and entertainment industries.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

SMT 512 - Sport and Entertainment Law

Fundamental concepts, principles and practices consistent with the legal responsibilities associated with the management of sport and entertainment environments.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

SMT 513 - Marketing and Sales in Sport and Entertainment

An introduction to the marketing of sport and entertainment products, services, experiences and facilities. Fundamental marketing principles are applied to specific situations. Includes a discussion of strategic marketing; understanding consumer behavior; market segmentation, targeting, and positioning; promotion mix elements; sponsorship programs; and product pricing and distribution.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

SMT 514 - Global Issues in Sport and Entertainment

An exploration of significant financial, governance, legal and cultural issues challenging the sport/entertainment manager in professional, open amateur, Olympic, and college sports in the global sports and entertainment environment with an emphasis on the development of strategic positions and understandings that will enhance management success.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

SMT 515 - Facility and Event Management

A examination of policies and issues related to the management of public assembly sports and entertainment facilities and the events conducted within them. Topics include planning for new and upgraded facilities, operations and maintenance, patron flow and event security, revenue opportunity features, event bidding, planning, staffing and budgeting, contract considerations and risk management.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

SMT 516 - Sport Ethics

An examination of the ethical issues confronting the sports management professional based on an understanding of the purpose and conditions of the "right" sport contest and fair moral and non-moral decision-making with an emphasis on applied ethics and student mastery of moral reasoning.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

SMT 517 - Principles of Entertainment Management

Provides a conceptual foundation for entertainment management; specific duties assumed by managers including financial management, human resource management, group dynamics, labor realtions, risk management, facility and even management and promotional strategies as applied to the entertainment industry.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017

SMT 518 - Agent-Artist Management

The course provides foundamental concepts and practices of human resource management appropriate to the entertainment industry.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016