About the courseThrough individual counseling, graduate students are able to develop a course of study for advanced work in areas which complement previous experience and training. There is sufficient flexibility in the program to allow students to pursue their individual areas of interest.Core program objectives are designed to encourage a climate of inquiry and research. Specifically, all students should gain the ability to:critically analyze and identify problems;develop and utilize appropriate research or inquiry methods of problem solving;report clearly and succinctly the results of problem-focused research or inquiry;understand the philosophical, historical, and scientific foundations and developments in leisure service systems; andidentify and demonstrate the values of leisure and recreation to the individual, the community, and society at large.Career competencies are dependent upon the professional goal of each student. Hence, these vary. After career objectives have been clarified, individual students usually will be educated to:develop valid and reliable measures of program evaluation based on theoretical constructs and practical field requirements;develop efficient, effective, and meaningful procedures for assessing recreation needs and for allocating resources;identify and demonstrate effective decision making processes in leisure service systems; anddemonstrate an effective interpretation of leisure and recreation data, findings, and procedures, and communicate these in personal and professional environments.
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AboutCalifornia State University, Sacramento offers life-changing possibilities for students, preparing them to be leaders in their careers and communities. Its professors are known for their dedication to great teaching, and direct interaction with students helps to create extensive learning and research opportunities.
Sacramento States location in California’s capital city also provides access to internships and job opportunities with some of the nations most influential public and private institutions. Students can choose from numerous fields of study. The university offers a strong and diverse academic curriculum that includes nearly 60 undergraduate programs and more than 40 graduate programs, as well as two doctorates.
In addition, numerous offerings, such as the Honors Program, help students pursue excellence, meet others with similar interests and develop strong ties with professors. The university have one of the largest cooperative education programs in California, placing students in paid positions where they receive academic credit. Hundreds of other students participate in internships in business and government. One third of Sacramento State students works as volunteers many through a service-learning project in class gaining valuable work experience while helping their community.
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As the sixth-largest campus of the 23 state universities in California, the main campus is composed of 305 acres (123 ha) in the city of Sacramento and lies adjacent to U.S. Route 50. The campus is bordered by the American River to the East, Union Pacific Railroad tracks to the West, Folsom Boulevard to the South and H Street to the North. The North end of campus is dominated by the University Arboretum, formerly Goethe Arboretum, and residence halls. Officially "Tree Campus USA", Sacramento State has more than 3,500 trees, with flower gardens, miles of trails stretching along the nearby river parkway, and student housing with recreational areas such as Lake Natoma and Old Sacramento, in addition to its on-campus housing.