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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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REC 100 - Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism, Recreation, and Recreation Therapy

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2
Introduction to conceptual foundations, including historical knowledge, in hospitality, recreation, and recreation therapy. Overview of the hospitality, recreation, and tourism industry and the various segments that make up this industry group.

Equivalent Quarter Course: REC 1000 and HOS 1100.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 - Lower Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Discuss conceptual foundations, theories, and history of the hospitality, recreation, tourism and recreation therapy industries
  2. Identify industry segments, practice settings and career opportunities in hospitality, recreation, tourism and recreation therapy
  3. Describe economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of hospitality, recreation, and tourism on U.S. and international destinations
  4. Discuss various service philosophies, impacts of world economic and political systems, cross-cultural interactions and diversity as they relate to hospitality, recreation, and tourism. 

D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
  1. specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
  2. explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
  3. discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
  4. explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.

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