LEI 2264 Backpacking and Hiking 3
of the principles governing backcountry and wilderness trips from a low impact
perspective. Emphasis on backcountry trip planning and leadership, foundations
of risk management, wilderness first aid, Leave No Trace principles, maps and
trails, and land issues. Students must commit to one overnight weekend trip.
LEI 3140 Leisure and Society 3
and philosophical foundations of leisure. Examinations of current trends,
problems and issues affecting leisure in the United States.
LEI 3301 Travel and Tourism 3
examination of the many facets of tourism. The social science perspective
provides students with the kind of practical knowledge that can effectively be
applied to the hospitality industry. Also provides advanced information that
can serve as a bridge to further analysis or study. Examples of local issues
and trends important in the tourism industry.
LEI 4300 Strategic Leadership in Hospitality,
and Resorts 3
of hospitality, recreation, and resort organizations dealing with strategic
planning, leadership, management, budgeting, records and reports, risk
management, staff organization, and coordination of resources.
LEI 4321 Sport, Adventure and Ecotourism 3
of the concepts, theories and issues relevant to the development of tourism,
with an emphasis on sport, adventure and nature based tourism. Examination of
the challenges and practices associated with the planning and development of
tourism, marketing strategies, funding, government involvement, financing of
the infrastructure, event organization, contracts, public relation strategies
and career opportunities. Introduction and overview of tourism “niches”
including festivals, special events, urban, rural, cultural, peace and
educational tourism. Upper level status is required.
LEI 4332 Community Tourism Development 3
the relationship between tourism development and host communities. Students
study the positive and negative economic, social, environmental and political
implications of tourism development. The role of natural and man-made
attractions, theme parks, convention and sports facilities as catalysts to tourism
development. Issues of community participation in tourism planning and managing
the tourism/ community relationships. Upper level status is required. Material
and supply fee will be assessed.
LEI 4350 Outdoor Leisure 4
of issues affecting outdoor leisure in America from a
conservation/environmental perspective; and the effective communication of
outdoor leisure values. Analysis of leadership skills associated with outdoor
leisure activities. Material and supply fee will be assessed.
LEI 4400 Programming and Special Events 3
of leisure program development and study of program areas, activities, and
special events. Analysis of the methods and techniques of program/event design,
organization, implementation, and evaluation.
LEI 4560 Hospitality, Recreation, Tourism and
Resort Marketing 3
analysis of the marketing process as it relates to park, recreation, tourism
and leisure services. Target and service marketing; strategic marketing
planning; marketing research; current issues; future trends and marketing
opportunities. Upper level status is required.
LEI 4602 Hospitality, Recreation and Resort,
Planning and Design 3
of the fundamental concepts, the specific principles, and the process of
planning and designing hospitality, recreation and resort facilities, including
visitor attractions. Students work individually and in teams to design
facilities that fulfill travel/recreation expectations, operate graciously in
the community, and function efficiently to realize profit. Upper level status
LEI 4804 Outdoor-Environmental Education for
Elementary and Middle Schools 3
will be assigned on an individual basis, to elementary and middle schools and
has responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing nature walks on
the UWF campus with student groups. Permission is required.