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Leisure Management

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Ambulance Chaser, Apr 4, 2006.

  1. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Distinguished Member

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    During last night's broadcast of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, I noticed that one of the Florida players was majoring in "Leisure Management." Can any Florida student/grad (or anyone else) explain what this major entails? As an aspiring man of leisure, I believe this major could be useful in the real world, unlike many liberal arts degrees.
     


  2. whoopee

    whoopee Distinguished Member

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    Haha...I imagine it has something to do with hospitality and tourism.
     


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    maybe they're the people who run, like, sun city and stuff.
     


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    Dakota rube Stylish Dinosaur

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    Whilst a college student, I actually taught a lab class on reprographics (maybe I should post in the "our kids will never know" thread) that was a required course for Recreation Management majors. Of the 22 students in my class, 19 were scholarship athletes. The "objectives" listed for the major indicated career paths such as summer camp director. I always wondered how many of the students ever really graduated, and if so, what they have ended up doing.
     


  5. CTGuy

    CTGuy Made Guy

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    maybe they're the people who run, like, sun city and stuff.

    I am pretty sure this was Van Wilder's major in the movie bearing the same name.
     


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