2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 17, 2021  
2008-2009 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 National Recreation and Park Association Council on Accreditation.

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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