Working within communities, large and small, is an essential aspect of becoming a successful recreation and fitness professional. In this course, students are introduced to the concept, history and models of community development. Other topics addressed in this course include an introduction to the various levels of government, trends and issues, strategic planning, facilitation, and fundraising.
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.