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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Recreation, Park and Tourism Management (RPTM)

RPTM 495B Internship in Golf Management (1-4) Observation and participation under supervision in golf operations in public, private, municipal, or military settings.

RPTM 495B Internship in Golf Management (1-4)

The primary objectives of this course are to complete a 40-hour per week internship at an approved golf property. While on internship the student will complete assignments involving philosophy and swing concepts of teaching, and supervising and delegating.

Main topics include:
* Philosophy and Swing Concepts of Teaching: group lessons, teaching evaluation, lesson plan, lesson series with disability populations, physical training.
* Supervising and Delegating: performance problems, joint problem solving, motivating assignments, and delegation.

This is a required course for all RPTM majors in the Golf Management Option. The internship is not open to students of other majors.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: RPTM 395B ; 2.00 cumulative grade point average; current and valid certification in advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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