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

Recreation: Concentration in Leisure/Recreation Program Delivery [REC/LRPD]

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The leisure/recreation program delivery concentration in the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department  builds on the core curriculum in recreation programming, adding in-depth knowledge and skills in leadership, supervision, event planning, human growth and development and social behavior. Students can choose a curriculum focused on working with youth or with older adults. This concentration is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).

Career Potential

  • Campus recreation director
  • After school or teen center programmer
  • Special events planner 
  • Retirement community activity director

B. Internship: 15 credit hours

C. Concentration in Leisure/Recreation Program Delivery: 24 credit hours

Advanced Administration and Supervision Area

Three credit hours from the following:

Human Development Area

Three credit hours from the following:

Social Behavior Area

Wellness/Healthy Lifestyles Area

Three credit hours from the following:

D. Other: 16 credit hours

  • Activity Requirement: 2-6 credit hours of recreation activities from at least two different activities
  • Liberal Arts and Free Electives (4-8 credit hours)

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

For an example of the B.S. in Recreation with a Concentration in Leisure Recreation Program Delivery [LRPD] over four years, see the B.S. in Recreation [REC].

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