Jun 17, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sport and Recreation Management/Recreation Management Track B.S.

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The primary goal of the Sport and Recreation Management/Recreation Management Track is to enable the student to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the Recreation field.  The major prepares students for a Recreation Manager role whose responsibilities might include planning programs, scheduling activities, managing facilities and equipment inventory, managing budgets, market programs, managing staff, performing fund-raising activities, and designing and instructing programs.  Settings for recreation managers include parks and recreation departments, recreational sport centers, fitness centers, sports clubs, youth centers, non-profit organizations, other commercial organizations, continuing care communities and assisted living facilities.

Program Outcomes:

  • Application of Knowledge:  be familiar and apply major concepts and theories associated with business and sport/recreation management related practices.
  • Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility:  understand professional ethics and social responsibility as it relates to sports/recreation participation, spectatorship, sports/recreation related business activities and professional standards.
  • Communicate Effectively:  communicate effectively and professionally in verbal, nonverbal, and written format.
  • Critical Thinking:  use critical thinking skills to solve problems associated with administering and developing sport/recreation related activities for all levels of sport/recreation and spectatorship.
  • Career Preparation:  engage in career development activities to prepare for job success or graduate school entrance.


Core Curriculum:

In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 120 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.

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