Recreation and Leisure, B.S. - Recreation Administration M.S. Accelerated Pathway
The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree, and this program requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA for graduation. The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/recreation-tourism-sport-management/programs.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (46 Credits)
All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (51 Credits)
(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.
'C' or better required.
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