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Undergraduate Degree Programs

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 100S Introduction to Golf Management (2) First year seminar for students enrolled in the Professional Golf Management option of RPTM.

RPTM 100S Introduction to Golf Management (2)

This course is designed to provide 1st year students enrolled in RPTM - Professional Golf Management Option, an introduction to the University, to their major / option, and to the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. The course objectives are to introduce students to active learning as a way to make the transition to a more demanding academic environment. Students in the class will participate in collaborative group projects, which should also provide opportunities for them to establish relationships with faculty and peers. Students will investigate career opportunities within their field, as well as develop cover letters, resumes and reference sheets that will be necessary in obtaining internships for the summer session following their first year. Course content will also include information to help students become better students, by introducing them to available resources at the University, as well as develop skills in areas such as time management, study skills, note-taking etc. In addition, information will be introduced to help students become responsible members of the University community.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2014

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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