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Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration

Dr. Steve Gray

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Professor Emeritus

Office: Solano Hall 4012 Office Hours
Email: graysw@csus.edu

Mailing Address:
California State University, Sacramento
Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration
6000 J Street
Solano Hall 4000
Sacramento, CA 95819-6110


Professional Degrees

  • Ph.D., Recreation Administration, University of Southern California, 1981
    Dissertation Title: "Relationship Between Self-Actualization and Leisure Satisfaction"
  • M.S., Kinesiology; University of California at Los Angeles, 1978
  • B.S., Business Administration; University of Arizona, 1970

Courses Taught

  • RPTA  01 - Orientation to Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration
  • RPTA  30 -  Recreation, Parks & Tourism in Contemporary Society
  • RPTA 100 - Recreation and Leisure Lifestyle
  • RPTA 101 - Senior Seminar
  • RPTA 109 - Computer Applications in Recreation, Parks & Tourism
  • RPTA 122 - Perspectives on Leisure
  • RPTA 132 - Campus Recreation

Areas of Expertise and Academic Interest

  • Management and administration of recreation agencies; Computers and computer applications; Sports management; Campus recreation; Commercial recreation; Rugby coaching