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Bachelor of Arts in Parks and Recreation Management – 120 Credits

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.

Freshman Year

First Semester – 16 credits
 CourseCredits 
**ENG 101 English Composition I 3 crs.
*REC 165 Introduction to Recreation and Leisure 3 crs.
*Professional Elective 3 crs.
**UNI 100 First-Year Seminar
 1 cr.
 General Education Courses 6 crs.

Second Semester – 15 credits
 CourseCredits 
**ENG 102 English Composition II3 crs.
*Professional Elective3 crs.
General Education Courses9 crs.

Sophomore Year

Third Semester – 15 credits
 CourseCredits 
*Professional Electives6 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Courses9 crs.
 
Fourth Semester – 15 credits
 CourseCredits 
REC 361 Parks and Recreation for Diverse Populations
3 crs.
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Courses12 crs.

Junior Year


Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits 
*REC 362 Site Design and Management3 crs.

*REC 378 Recreation Management and Leadership

3 crs.

*REC 478 Professional Development in Recreation3 crs.
300- or 400-level General Education Minor OR Related Elective Courses6 crs.

Sixth Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits 
300- or 400-level Related Electives9 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses5 crs.

Summer Session
CourseCredits

*GEO 479 Internship

6 crs.


 

Senior Year

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
 CourseCredits 
*REC 365 Recreation Resource Management3 crs.
*REC 374 Commercial Recreation Management3 crs.
*GEO 474 Developing the Master Plan 3 crs.
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Courses6 crs.
 
Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits 
*GEO 479 Internship12 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Course
 3 crs.

* Required major and related courses
** Required and recommended General Education courses