3820 - Recreation and Sports Management


Program Title
Recreation and Sports Management
Degree Designation
Program Level
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
These programs are designed to prepare students to work in a variety of fields: recreation administration, therapeutic recreation, outdoor wilderness, commercial recreation, municipal recreation, or quasi-public recreation. Students may major in recreation and minor therapeutic recreation.
School of Health and Human Services


Credits: 53

Program Requirements

47 credits: REC 201, REC 241, REC 301, REC 333, REC 415, REC 416, REC 418, REC 420, REC 433, REC 444, PESS 370, ACCT 291, BLAW 235, MGMT 201, and MKTG 220


6 credits of advisor approved electives at the 300-400 level.

Admission To Teacher Education: 0

Upper Division Writing Met

Recreation-Sport Management

Admissions Requirements


C or better in all courses required in the major. 15 credits of required REC courses (not including independent study/topic courses) must be taken at SCSU prior to enrolling in REC 444: Senior Internship. Additional transfer credits may be approved as electives with advisor permission. 2.75 major GPA and current certification in CPR/AED and First Aid required prior to enrollment in REC 444: Senior Internship.

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

<span>&nbsp;The student will be able to identify, explain, and apply appropriate principles of marketing, promotion, and fundraising in creating and planning a specific fundraising/promotion project for a sport management organization.</span>
The student will demonstrate an understanding of administrative practices in sport management.
The student will be able to identify, explain, and apply appropriate principles of problem solving (prevention) for one or more problems, challenges, and difficulties associated with a specific sport management entity (organization).
The student will be able to demonstrate a body of knowledge and awareness of sport management knowledge and practices indicative of one who is competent to enter the workforce within the business of sport.

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