"He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate." - Henry D. Thoreau
Concordia University is situated in Downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It serves a diverse student population of approximately 25,000, making it one of the largest urban universities in Canada.
Established in 1974 when Loyal College and Sir George Williams University merged, Concordia offers over 250 programs for undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate degrees are offered in Administration, Arts, Commerce, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts and Science, in four Faculties: Arts and Science, Commerce and Administration, Engineering and Computer Science, and Fine Arts..
Department of Applied Human Sciences
The Department of Applied Human Sciences is an interdisciplinary and applied academic unit which generates knowledge and provides practice-based education in human relations, leisure sciences, therapeutic recreation, human systems intervention, family life education and community service.
Involvement in practical contexts beyond the University provides an important link with members of the community, thereby offering a genuine environment for the exchange of knowledge and expertise.
AHSC 333 - Leisure in the Environment
Instructor: Robert Hopp
This course studies the interaction between the natural environment and society, with an emphasis on the role of the leisure service provider. It focuses on the many sides of current environmental issues and promotes awareness and understanding of humankind's impact on the planet.