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Areas of Concentration

Administration and Management of Services

Management and administration of leisure programs pose a variety of challenges.  Drawing from insights from the public, not-for-profit, and commercial sectors this program explores the design, organization, and delivery of recreation and leisure services. Topics covered include:

Leisure Behaviour and Cultural Studies

Utilizing both theoretical and methodological foundations of the social sciences, this specialization explores the determinants of human leisure behaviour.  Both individual and group behaviour is analyzed in a variety of cultural milieus. Topics covered include:

Recreation and Leisure Resources

Recreation activities entail the use of both natural and built resources.  Development and management of these resources influences human involvement in and enjoyment of recreation activities.  This area of study concentrates on the importance of place, location, and community, including topics such as: