Recreation & Leisure Studies

The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is a multidisciplinary community of scholars committed to understanding and advancing the complex role of leisure and recreation in the lives of individuals and communities.

Our department aims to offer programs that produce highly qualified graduates who make meaningful contributions to the varied fields of recreation and leisure services.

We offer three concentrations of study:

Each area provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively within a variety of organizations, whether it be service, leadership, policy or advocacy.

Our dedicated faculty provide an appropriate balance of theory and practice, which is applied to real world settings through the numerous experiential learning opportunities we provide.

The department is strong in many ways, anchored by our extreme passion, a high level of dedication and faculty skills that provide students with the best experience possible.

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