Recreation and Leisure, B.S. - Recreation Administration M.S. Accelerated Pathway

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 3.0 cumulative GPA required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:  


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  To review more detailed information regarding these requirements, please visit Degree Requirements >>General Education (LEP) Requirements. Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).


'C' or better required. Courses with less than 'C' must be repeated within two semesters. Students receiving grades of 'C' or lower in more than one recreation course may be dismissed from this major.

Recreation and Leisure Requirements (24 Credits)
REC 100 – Introduction to Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management
REC 210 – Activity Development and Leadership
REC 220 - Inclusive Recreation (T2CD)*
REC 250 - Leadership and Professional Development in Recreation and Sport
REC 320 – Program Planning and Management

REC 301 – Internship I

Select one (6 credits):
REC 400 – Internship II
REC 433 – Field Experience in Therapeutic Recreation

Concentration Requiremewnts (15 Credits)
REC 120 – Leadership Development (T2MB)*
REC 321 – Advanced Techniques of Program Planning and Management
REC 352 - Park and Outdoor Recreation Areas
REC 363 - Event Management
REC 461 – Entrepreneurship in Recreation

Accelerated Pathway Requirements (12 credits)
REC 574 - Park and Recreation Management
REC 575 - Operational Research: Recreation
SMT 515 - Facility and Event Management
REC 599 - Grantwriting