Specialized Classes In Commercial Recreation and
REC 260 Leisure Travel and Tourism (3)
This course is designed to familiarize
students with the scope and nature of the leisure travel and tourism industry,
professional planning principles, interplay of consumer behavior, travel motivations and
perceptions; as well as tour planning ,industry trends and resource development
REC 340 Conference, Event Planning, and Management (3) F
Organizing, planning, and managing conferences, conventions, and special events:
site and faculty selection, scheduling, programming and theme development, exhibit
management, registration, and overall meeting services.
REC 460 Recreation Destination Resorts (3)
Prerequisites: REC 260 or HM 102, or consent of instructor. Leisure
experiences provided by resorts, theme parks, campgrounds, hotels, and activity specific
centers. Fundamentals of establishing, administering, promoting, and working in recreation
REC 540 Administration of Private Recreation Enterprises (3)
Prerequisites: REC 260, REC 500, or MKTG 431, depending on major. Private,
profit, and nonprofit recreation/leisure sector; managing and marketing leisure
enterprises; consumer leisure enterprises; consumer leisure behavior and products and
their implication for managers and entrepreneurs.
REC 605 Eco-tourism Theories and Provision (1)
Prerequisites: senior standing or consent of instructor. Definitions,
theories, and practices of nature-based, low-impact tourism that benefits local
communities. Assessment of eco-tourism market, industry structure, promoters, providers,
eco-reosrts, and community settings.