Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Recreation Leadership (Minor Required), Outdoor Recreation Specialist Emphasis, B.S.

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Recreation Leadership

The Recreation Leadership program is founded on the principle that healthy recreation and leisure pursuits are critical to the development of the complete individual with a holistic approach to living. The recreation professional, regardless of the specific sector, is crucial in delivering high quality recreation and leisure experiences that impact individuals in meaningful ways. Through experiential and traditional learning environments coupled with direct application of theory and best practices, the Recreation Leadership student will develop core competencies and build on the leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary for success in a broad range of career settings.

The Recreation Leadership major prepares the student for a variety of recreation settings including local, state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, recreation services, natural and historic interpretation agencies, as well as commercial enterprises.

Outdoor Recreation Specialist Emphasis (15 Credit Hours)

Recreation Activity Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Recreation Leadership Required Electives

Total Credit Hours Required in Major (Minor Required): 38

Total Credit Hours Required in Degree: 121

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