LEI: Leisure Courses

College:Business

Courses

LEI 3140   Leisure and Society

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Historical and philosophical foundations of leisure. Examinations of current trends, problems and issues affecting leisure in the United States.

LEI 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

LEI 4321   Sport, Adventure and Ecotourism

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: HFT 2000 AND HFT 3053; Completion of 60 hours of college course work is required prior to taking this course.

Discussion of the concepts, theories and issues relevant to the development of tourism, with an emphasis on sport, adventure and nature based tourism. Examination of the challenges and practices associated with the planning and development of tourism, marketing strategies, funding, government involvement, financing of the infrastructure, event organization, contracts, public relation strategies and career opportunities. Introduction and overview of tourism "niches" including festivals, special events, urban, rural, cultural, peace and educational tourism. Upper level status is required.

LEI 4332   Community Tourism Development

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: HFT 2000 AND HFT 3053; Completion of 60 hours of college course work is required prior to taking this course.

Examines the relationship between tourism development and host communities. Students study the positive and negative economic, social, environmental and political implications of tourism development. The role of natural and man-made attractions, theme parks, convention and sports facilities as catalysts to tourism development. Issues of community participation in tourism planning and managing the tourism/ community relationships. Junior or Senior classification is required.

LEI 4350   Outdoor Leisure

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Survey of issues affecting outdoor leisure in America from a conservation/environmental perspective; and the effective communication of outdoor leisure values. Analysis of leadership skills associated with outdoor leisure activities. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

LEI 4400   Programming and Special Events

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: LEI 3140

Principles of leisure program development and study of program areas, activities, and special events. Analysis of the methods and techniques of program / event design, organization, implementation, and evaluation.

LEI 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

LEI 5905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

LEI 6905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)