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Recreation and Leisure Studies

Mission of Graduate Program in Recreation and Leisure Studies

The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at The College at Brockport provides a program of advanced study that is built on the foundation of liberal arts and a nationally accredited undergraduate program that is designed to support the success of its students through:

  • the acquisition of theory and competent practice skills for professional careers in middle and upper management and/or for continuing student’s education in doctorate programs
  • critical, analytical, logical and creative thinking and the integration, synthesis and application of information to problem solving
  • the integration of technology and communication skills
  • working collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • an understanding of cultural diversity and global interdependence
  • a commitment to ethical and professional standards and practice.

The program ensures that it is responsive to educational, professional, and societal needs by:

  • adhering to national credentialing standards
  • utilizing input from citizen advisory committees and student organizations
  • engaging in an active agenda of learning and program outcome assessment.

The program supports the endeavors of students and faculty by:

  • providing opportunities for professional development and exposure to cutting-edge didactic and practice skills in the profession
  • supporting student and faculty involvement in research, and service to customers, the institution, professional organizations and the community.

Last Updated 10/19/12