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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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REC 235 - Leisure, Self, and Society

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2
Conceptual foundations and understanding of the significance of recreation and leisure. Life-cycle changes relative to an individual’s attitudes, values and behaviors. Development of life-long strategies for creating and maintaining a desired quality of life, health and wellness.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: HOS 100 and REC 100.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground, or Hybrid or Online-Asynchronous.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
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. Describe the conceptual foundations of play, recreation, and leisure
  2. Discuss the psychological, sociological and physiological significance of play, recreation and leisure from an historical perspective for various populations and settings
  3. Describe the significance of play, recreation and leisure throughout the life cycle relative to the individual’s attitudes, values, behaviors and use of resources
  4. Relate leisure’s role in maintaining health and wellness as well as its impact on the development of life-long strategies for creating and maintaining a desired quality life.

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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