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  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Recreation: Concentration in Camp Management [REC_CAMP]


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The camp management concentration in the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department prepares students for programmatic and administrative responsibilities in seasonal or year-round camps and conference centers. The curriculum in this concentration balances management-oriented skills with outdoor recreation/environmental education knowledge. Its emphasis is on commercial and entrepreneurial recreation, marketing, accounting, camp counseling, camp and outdoor program administration, environmental and outdoor education, and youth development.  

B. Internship: 12 credit hours


Students may not enroll in additional course work while enrolled in the internship.

C. Concentration in Camp Management: 21 credit hours


D. Other: 17 credit hours


  • Activity Requirement: (2-6 cr. hr.), at least two different recreation activities
  • Liberal Arts and Free Electives (5-9 cr. hr.). Students who are exempt from taking REC 360 will have 8-12 credit hours of liberal arts and free electives.
  • First Aid Requirement: certification in Wilderness First Aid or higher (see advisement manual for acceptable certifications). This certification is a prerequisite for REC 475: Internship in Recreation and Leisure Services and must be current for the duration of the REC 475 internship.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 121


Example of the B.S. in Recreation: Concentration in Camp Management over four years


Total credit hours for the semester: 16


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for the semester: 16


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for the semester: 15


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for the semester: 16


Total credit hours for the semester: 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for the semester: 16


Total credit hours for the semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Students may not enroll in additional course work while enrolled in internship.

Total credit hours for the semester: 12


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