Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

The mission of the LHU Recreation Management Department is to provide an academic environment that integrates theoretical foundations with pragmatic applications to prepare students for the Recreation profession.

Departmental Goals

  1. Structure a student-centered educational environment.
  2. Provide students with the conceptual knowledge and practical skill to successfully enter the profession.
  3. Stimulate the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  4. Emphasize the importance of and nurture an appreciation for community service.
  5. Encourage the evolution of personal leisure and recreation philosophies.
  6. Introduce students to the impact of diversity upon the development and delivery of leisure services.
  7. Encourage students to be lifelong learners.
  8. Encourage an awareness of ethical principles in relationship to professional practices.