EVL124 - Introduction to Environmental Services

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Subject Title
Introduction to Environmental Services

Subject Description
The ability to provide open space requirements based on an ever increasing demand has created a complex system of park service authorities. Before one chooses a career direction in the parks field it is essential that he or she be aware of how diverse the employment opportunities are and understand the function(s) of each park organization in the "Parks and Recreation Delivery System".

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Understand the historical background of parks/open space development in Ontario.
2. Identify the various types of park service organizations in Ontario.
3. Describe the importance of community involvement in current and future park services.
4. Develop directions for student career paths and professional development.
5. Assess the involvement of private sector companies in the provision of park services and residential/commercial services in Ontario.

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