University of Tennessee

College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences

Recreation and Leisure Studies


1618 Cumberland Ave.

College of Social Work Henson Hall

Knoxville, TN 37996

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Recreation and Leisure Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The professional discipline that compromise Recreation and Leisure Studies (RLS) prepare students for management and leadership positions in many public and private recreation and sports related enterprisies. The core curriculmum provides an understanding of the role and impact of leisure in acheiving and sustaining socio-econoimc growth and political order in an increasingly culturally diverse society. Leisure is central to balancing physical and mental health and sustaining economic growth. Some sectors of the leisure industry have outperformed the market as a whole and are positioned to flourish as the economy becomes more service-oriented. Concentrations available - Recreation Administration, Therapeutic Recreation

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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