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About this Bachelor's Degree

The bachelor of science degree program in recreation offers professional preparation in two distinct areas of recreation: recreation administration and therapeutic recreation.

The recreation administration emphasis is designed to prepare students for professional employment in a variety of recreational settings such as:

  • Campus recreation
  • Church recreation
  • Commercial recreation
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Park management

Learning Outcomes/Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to conduct recreation programming.
  • Students will demonstrate the knowledge of operational budgets and revenue generation as related to recreation administration agencies.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the conceptual foundations of recreation and leisure.
  • Students will demonstrate the knowledge of administration and management functions related to recreation administration.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the recreation administration profession.