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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Bulletin

Recreation and Sport Management (BS)


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Federal CIP: 31.9999 Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for the Recreation and Sport Management program are based upon the standards of the National Recreation and Parks Association and the North American Society for Sport Management. Students completing the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Recreation and Sport Management are expected to:

  • demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the scope of the profession that is the focus of the Program, along with professional practices of that profession;
  • demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the historical, scientific, and philosophical foundations of the professions(s) for which the Program prepares students;
  • apply relevant knowledge of professional practice, and the historical, scientific, and philosophical foundations to develop valid and sound arguments on which to base decisions about professional policies, procedures, practices, techniques, and related ethical and professional issues;
  • design experiences clearly reflecting application of knowledge from relevant facets of contemporary professional practices, science, and philosophy;
  • facilitate recreation and sport management for diverse clientele, settings, cultures, and contexts;
  • evaluate service and experience offerings and to use evaluation data to improve the quality of offerings;
  • recognize basic facts, concepts, principles, and procedures of management/administration, infrastructure management, financial and human resource management, and marketing/public relations;
  • apply entry-level concepts, principles, and procedures of management/administration, infrastructure management, financial and human resource management, and marketing/public relations to a specific setting; and
  • use diverse, structured ways of thinking to solve problems related to different facets of professional practice, engage in advocacy, and stimulate innovation, through a comprehensive internship of not less than 480 clock hours.

Recreation and Sport Management BS Requirements


Specified Core Curriculum


Students earning a bachelor’s degree must complete all Core Curriculum  requirements. The following specific core curriculum course(s) are required.

Students interested in the Outdoor Recreation Concentration should consider taking BIOL 2074 . This course meets requirements for both the Core Curriculum core and the Outdoor Recreation concentration.

Concentrations


Students must choose one of the following concentrations.

Outdoor Recreation

Sports Management

Electives


In addition to core curriculum (40-44 credit hours) and major course requirements, students must complete elective coursework appropriate to their degree. A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for most bachelor’s degrees, including elective coursework. Students are strongly encouraged to work with their advisor to identify courses that complement their program area. 

Summary


   
Core Curriculum  Requirements 40-44 hrs.


Major Requirements 54-56 hrs.


Electives 20-26 hrs.


 

Total: 120 hrs.

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