2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Recreation Management [RMGT]

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Recreation Management combines advanced-level study in recreation management and administration with supporting management science courses in the Economics Department. The major prepares students to work at management-level positions in the diverse field of parks and recreation. This major is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT). For more information, see the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department .

Career Potential

  • Parks and recreation director
  • State park manager
  • Recreation administrator in a nonprofit agency
  • Commercial recreation management (ski areas, resorts, sport  and fitness facilities)

Recreation Planning Elective:

three credit hours from the following list:

Management/Administration Elective

one course from the following list:

C. Internship: 15 credit hours

D. Other: 15-16 credit hours

  • Activity Requirement: at least two different recreation activities (2-6 cr. hr.)
  • Liberal Arts and Free Electives (4-8 cr. hr.)

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

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

First Year

Spring Total credit hours: 16

  • GE course
  • GE course
  • GE course
  • Activity requirement

Second Year

Third Year

Fall Total credit hours: 16

  • GE course
  • GE course

Spring Total credit hours: 15-16

  • Elective

Fourth Year

Fall Total credit hours: 14-15

Spring Total credit hours: 15

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