Recreation, Sport & Tourism: Recreation Management, BS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Recreation, Sport & Tourism, Recreation Management Concentration


The Campus Senate, the faculty General Education Board, and the colleges and departments are working to implement enhanced General Education requirements. Some changes in requirements are expected. Thus, new students should confirm their General Education requirements by consulting college and departmental offices, handbooks, or advisors. The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism also requires that certain courses from the approved lists be taken as noted below. The prescribed courses prepare the student for upper division study and may be used to satisfy General Education requirements provided they are on the appropriate General Education list.

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education 39
Recreation, Sport and Tourism Core Courses39
Concentration Requirements9
Electives (12 of which are restricted electives)32
Internship12
Total Hours131

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Recreation, Sport & Tourism, Recreation Management Concentration


General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.


 

General Education Requirements
Composition 1 (RHET 105) and Communication (CMN 101); or CMN 111 and CMN 1126-7
Advanced Composition (RST 410 fulfills requirement)3
Quantitative Reasoning I (from approved campus list)3
Humanities and the Arts (from approved campus list)6
Quantitative Reasoning II (RST 370 fulfills this requirement)3
Social Science (RST 100 and RST 335 fulfill this requirement)6
Social and Behavioral Science3
Natural Sciences and Technology (from approved campus list)6
Foreign Language: Completion through the third level of the same language in high school or college4
Cultural Studies9
One course from Non-Western Cultures (from approved campus list)
One course from U.S. Minority Cultures (RST 230 fulfills this requirement)
One course from Western Cultures (RST 335 fulfills this requirement)
Core Courses39
RST 100Recreation, Sport, and Tourism in Modern Society3
RST 101Orientation to Recreation, Sport and Tourism1
RST 200Leadership in Recreation, Sport and Tourism2
RST 210Management in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
RST 240Financial Resource Management in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
RST 255Ethical Issues in Recreation, Sport and Tourism2
RST 325Marketing in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
RST 340Facility Management in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
RST 360Communication in Recreation, Sport & Tourism3
RST 370Research Methods & Analysis3
RST 410Strategic Thinking in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
RST 429Contemporary Issues in Recreation, Sport and Tourism4
RST 460Event Management in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
RST 465Event Implementation and Evaluation in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
Electives32
Restricted Electives (12 hours): Departmental courses not required in the core or counted toward concentration requirement.
Free Electives (20 hours): Any courses not counted toward core requirements, concentration requirements, or restricted electives.
Experiential Education25
Orientation to Practicum (1 hour)
Practicum (12 hours)
Concentration required9
Total Hours131
Recreation Management Concentration
RST 120Parks, Recreation, and Environments3
RST 317Designing Parks and Recreation Experiences3
RST 441Community Planning and Engagement3
Total Concentration Hours9