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

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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:  


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.   


(*) 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