Bachelor of Arts in Parks and Recreation Management

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


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ENG 101  English Composition I** 3
REC 165  Introduction to Recreation and Leisure* 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar** 1
Professional Elective* 3
General Education Courses 6
   
Second Semester 15
ENG 102  English Composition II** 3
Professional Elective* 3
General Education Courses 9
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
Professional Electives* 6
General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Courses 9
   
Fourth Semester 15
REC 361  Parks and Recreation for Diverse Populations 3
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Courses 12
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
REC 362  Site Design and Management*  3
REC 378  Recreation Management and Leadership* 3
REC 478  Professional Development in Recreation* 3
300- or 400-level General Education Minor OR Related Elective Courses 6
   
Sixth Semester 14
300- or 400-level Related Electives 9
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses 5
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
REC 365  Recreation Resource Management* 3
REC 374  Commercial Recreation Management* 3
GEO 474  Developing the Master Plan* 3
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Courses 6
   
Eighth Semester 15
GEO 479  Internship* 12
General Education, Minor OR Related Elective Course 3
Total 120

* Required major and related courses

** Required and recommended General Education courses