Oct 01, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Recreation and Leisure Studies

Department Chair: Terry Robertson

Graduate Program Advisor: Heewon Yang

Undergraduate Prorgam Advisor: Keith Fulthrop

Department Office: Engineering Technology (ET) - 101

Faculty: Chungsup Lee, Curt Davidson, Katie Dudley, Keith Fulthorp, Laurel Richmond, Terry Robertson, Heewon Yang

Full-time Lecturer Faculty: Nancy Mattews 

Department Coordinator: Seyha Chea

Department Office: Engineering Technology (ET)- 101

Telephone:(562) 985-4071

Degree Program Area Advisors: Curt Davidson (Outdoor Recreation, Wilderness Studies), Katie Dudley (Travel and Tourism), Keith Fulthrop, (Internships/Field Work, Community Recreations, Campus Recreation, Recreation Minor), Laurel Richmond (Event Planning and Management Minor), Heewon Yang Graduate Program/Postbac programs in Recreation Therapy, Recreation Therapy)

College: College of Health and Human Services  

Courses:  Recreation and Leisure Studies (REC) Courses  

Career Possibilities

National, State and Municipal Parks and Recreation Coordinators, Managers, Supervisors, Directors; City Managers, and Community Services Directors, Park Naturalists, and Park Rangers; in Hospitals, Clinics and Rehabilitation Programs as Recreation Therapists; Senior Center Directors; Inclusion Specialist in Municipal (City, County Special districts) agencies, Parks and Recreation University Recreation Center and Intramural Directors; Athletic Sports Program and Facility Managers, Student Services Managers; Outdoor Adventure and Day Camp Directors, Recreation Facility or Club Managers, Travel and Tourism Agents or Guides, Sporting Goods Sales Representatives; Amusement Park, Hotel or Resort Managers, Military Recreation and Employee Services Specialists, Social Director and Event Managers; Nonprofit and Volunteer Services Managers. (For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu)


The Department exists to promote a broader and deeper understanding of the role that leisure and recreation provides in the lives of all people as well as to enhance the quality of Recreation Leisure experiences available to each person.

The department is accredited by the Accreditation Council of the National Recreation and Park Association (National Recreation and Park Association, Council on Accreditation for Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions, 22377 Belmont Ridge Road, Ashburn, VA 20148, phone: 703-858-0784).


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