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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SMS 271
Title Programming in Recreation
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2837 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 1:40pm - 2:55pm OK-103 Katharine Bloom
02 3890 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TBA TBA TBA Katharine Bloom


The course will provide a comprehensive approach to recreation programming including its principles, theories, and methodologies. An emphasis will be placed on elements of recreation's role in society, understanding diverse populations, program planning and organization, leadership, and supervision. Students will apply techniques in professional settings via service learning. Three lecture hours per week. SMS major elective. Required for the Recreation Management Concentration. Open to all students. This course satisfies the Contemporary Society core requirement.