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Creative Studies, M.S.
International Center for Studies in Creativity
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ABSTRACT OF A PROJECT
Creating college courses for a community college is the main focus of this project. The specific college is Erie Community College in Western New York. Three areas of course development that have been targeted are: recreation, creative studies, and therapeutics.
Just as the needs in society change, the need for a college to change to fit the needs of society coexists. A function of higher education is to train students to be competitive in the existing job market. The final outcome of a college certificate and/or degree is best suited to students if the certificates and degrees provide transferrable credit to higher institutions as well as marketable skills.
This project explores curriculum options and options of how the curriculum may fit into the existing structure of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department at Erie Community College. There are no decisions claimed in this paper – just suggestions. This is not a decision. It is a beginning.
Reis, Carol E., "Creating Course Curriculum for a Community College" (2014). Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects. 204.