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Graduate Curriculum in Leisure Studies

Departmental Core Requirements (12 s.h.)

169:200 Historical and Philosophical Perspectives (3 s.h.)
07P:143 Statistics (3 s.h.)
169:205 Researach methods and leisure behavior (3 s.h.)
169:173 Work and Leisure in American Culture (3 s.h.)

In addition to the departmental core classes, graduate students pursuing an advanced degree in Leisure Studies can choose an emphasis in either:

Therapeutic Recreation Emphasis (9 s.h.)

169:163 Concepts and Issues in Therapeutic Recreation (3 s.h.)
169:262 Procedures in Therapeutic Recreation (3 s.h.)
169:252 Economics and Financing (3 s.h.)

Cognate Area (9 s.h.)
Entrepeneurship in Therapeutic Recreation - select from:

169:250 Seminar in Recreation Management
169:251 Risk Management (3 s.h.)
6T:120 Entrepeneurship and innovation (3 s.h.)

Electives

Thesis or Non-thesis (6 s.h.)

OR

Recreational Sport Management Emphasis (9 s.h.)

169:251 Risk Management (3 s.h.)
169:252 Economics and Financing (3 s.h.)
169:250 Seminar in Recreation Management (3 s.h.)

Cognate Area (6-9 s.h.)

Business, Communications or Cultural Studies

Thesis or Non-Thesis

Graduate students in either emphasis can choose to write a MA Thesis (6 s.h.) or choose to take 6 semester hours in additional electives.  Non-thesis students must complete a comprehensive final written examination.

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