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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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REC 300 - Wellness Through Leisure

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D

Investigation from a social science perspective about theories and concepts of wellness, health, recreation, and leisure. Key elements of wellness through leisure, such as quality of life, play, recreation, leisure, balance, work, and self-efficacy.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements; and HOS 100, REC 100.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Describe key theories, models and concepts related to wellness and leisure such as play, recreation, leisure, wellness, health, balance, and flow.
  2. Explain the importance of leisure, wellness, and health in the overall quality of life for individuals of diverse cultural and economic groups, including different ages, abilities, and circumstances; and taking into consideration power and social identity.
  3. Investigate, through research activities, leisure-based solutions to societal health and wellness issues.
  4. Develop an individual wellness plan.

UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes

  1. analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
  3. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.

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