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RST 317 A - Designing Parks and Rec Exp

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course will examine the roles of parks and recreation professionals in strategically creating optimal experiences for constituents. Parks and recreation professionals must consider the interplay between a range of factors including diverse individuals, communities, and the environment. This course will focus on how professionals create experiences that are meaningful and beneficial for individuals or groups, communities, and society. Students will explore historical and philosophical foundations of parks and recreation provision as well as the organizational structure and administrative approaches in the public, non-profit, and commercial sectors. Students will also learn strategies for designing optimal experiences in a variety of settings such as camps, aquatics, arts and culture programs, and health and fitness centers. Course Information: Credit is not given for RST 217 and RST 317. Prerequisite: RST 120 or consent of instructor.

Special Instructions:

This is a synchronous online course using Illinois Compass for all course instruction and interaction. You will receive an email from the instructor with specific directives.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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