The Minor in Leisure Studies focuses on individual, community, social and environmental well-being. Potential areas of interest include leisure as a social and cultural phenomenon, leisure behaviour, the delivery and management of leisure services, the health benefits of leisure and the environmental impact of leisure. In the process, you become prepared for a variety of management, programming, planning and leadership positions in the recreation and leisure services field.

This program is offered in English and in French.

The table below includes only discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on including a minor to your degree.

This program can be chosen only as a second study module as part of a 120-unit bachelor’s degree that allows a minor. 

Direct admission is not possible.

Compulsory Courses:
LSR 1100Introduction to Leisure Studies3 Units
LSR 1105Leisure in Canadian Society3 Units
LSR 2110Leisure : Concepts and Values3 Units
LSR 2118Recreation Program Development and Evaluation3 Units
6 course units from:6 Units
Recreation, Sport and Community Development
Recreation and Environmental Quality
Principles of Leadership in Recreation
12 course units from: 112 Units
Administration of Leisure, Sport and Physical Activity Services
Recreation, Sport and Community Development
Anthropology of Sport and Leisure
Gender, Sport and Leisure
Sport and Recreation Marketing
Recreation and Environmental Quality
Recreation and Political Processes
Principles of Leadership in Recreation
Recreation Resources Conservation
Leisure and Cultural Development
Leisure Counselling
In-School Recreation Mentoring for Youth at Risk
Total: 30 Units

At least 6 course units must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.