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RECR 100:

First-Year Experience for Recreation and Leisure Studies

Current Copy of the RECR 100 Syllabus

Course Description: This course will prepare the student for a successful academic career and provide information about the Recreation/Sport and Leisure Services industry through course readings, assignments, class discussions, community service and practical application of course materials.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students in this course will be assessed on their ability to:

    o   Enhance academic skills of thinking, listening, writing, speaking and reading

    o   Learn college customs, reading skills, mnemonic skills, test-taking skills, emotional intelligence skills, and writing skills

    o   Develop practice of self-reflection through journaling to understand self

    o   Utilize campus resources

    o   Be introduced to the field of Recreation and to thinkers who have contributed to the field of Recreation and its language 

    o   Learn Shepherd University's traditions, services, Sakai program, and advisement


Shepherd University Recreation and Sport Program Self-Study | P.O. Box 5000 | Butcher Center
Shepherdstown, West Virginia | 25443-5000 | 304-876-5000 | 800-344-5231