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Recreation and Park Management Major

Recreation, Park and Tourism Management Comprehensive
Bachelor of Science
Recreation Management, Natural Resources Park Management, and Travel/Tourism Emphases

  1. Recreation, Park and Tourism Management Core Requirements (32 hours required)
    • Take all of the following:
      • REC 251, Computer Applications in Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Leisure Studies - 3 hours
      • REC 300, Volunteer Practicum - 2 hours
      • REC 354, Programming in Sport, Recreation and Tourism - 3 hours
      • REC 375, Leadership in Recreation, Sport and Tourism - 3 hours
      • REC 422, Facilities in Recreation, Tourism and Sport - 3 hours
      • REC 444, Issues in Recreation and Leisure - 3 hours
      • REC 477, Internship - 12 hours
      • PE 430, Organization and Administration in Recreation, Sport and Tourism - 3 hours
  2. Recreation, Park and Tourism Management Comprehensive Options (30-34 hours required)
    • Take the requirements for any ONE option:
    1. Recreation Management (30 hours required)
      • Take all of the following:
        • REC 150, Foundations of Recreation, Park and Leisure - 3 hours
        • REC 215, Camp Leadership, Outdoor Recreation, and Environmental Education - 3 hours
        • REC 352, Outdoor Adventure Education - 3 hours
        • REC 453, Therapeutic Recreation for Special Populations - 3 hours
        • REC 485, Research in Tourism, Recreation and Sport - 3 hours
        • MGT 355, Organizational Behavior - 3 hours
        • PE 121, Sports Skills for Physical Education - 2 hours
        • PE 211, Advanced Sports (Life Guarding) - 1 hour
        • PE 328, Water Safety Instructor - 3 hours
        • PE 425, Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation - 3 hours
        • PE 429, Marketing in Sport, Recreation and Tourism - 3 hours
    2. Natural Resources Park Management (34 hours required)
      • Take the following as part of General Studies requirements:
      • Take all of the following:
        • REC 150, Foundations of Recreation, Park and Leisure - 3 hours
        • REC 215, Camp Leadership, Outdoor Recreation, and Environmental Education - 3 hours
        • REC 352, Outdoor Adventure Education - 3 hours
        • REC 453, Therapeutic Recreation for Special Populations - 3 hours
        • BIOL 106GS, Biology II - 4 hours
        • BIOL 307, Ecology - 3 hours
        • BIOL 330, Wildlife Conservation - 3 hours
        • BIOL 405, Range and Wildlife Management - 3 hours
        • GEOG 300, Map Investigation - 3 hours
        • GEOG 316, GIS - Working with GIS and Spatial Analysis - 3 hours
      • Take 1 course from:
    3. Travel/Tourism (30 hours required)
      • Take the following as part of General Studies requirements:
        • ECON 271GS, Principles of Economics, Microeconomics - 3 hours
        • GEOG 104GS, World Regional Geography - 3 hours
      • Take all of the following:
        • REC 155, Dimensions of Tourism - 3 hours
        • REC 355, Travel Behavior - 3 hours
        • REC 356, Selected Topics in Travel and Tourism - 6 hours (minimum of 2 courses)
        • REC 455, Tourism Planning and Development - 3 hours
        • REC 485, Research in Tourism, Recreation and Sport - 3 hours
        • ECON 380, Tourism Economics - 3 hours
        • GEOG 350, International Tourism - 3 hours
        • MKT 336, Tourism Marketing - 3 hours
        • PE 429, Marketing in Sport, Recreation and Tourism - 3 hours

12 Nov 2013

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