B.A.P.R.M in Park & Recreation Mgmt.
The B.A.P.R.M. degree program is designed to develop skills preparatory to leadership and supervisory roles in a variety of leisure service careers, including municipal, outdoor, therapeutic, military, church, youth, commercial/tourism, and industrial.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 124
General Education Requirements
The general education/core requirements for the B.A.P.R.M. degree include Engl 101, Engl 102 or Liba 102 (6 hours); English literature (6 hours); fine arts (3 hours); history (3 hours); humanities, selected from among anthropology, history, sociology, or political science (6 hours); Math 121 (3 hours); science with lab (6-8 hours); and Psy 201.
The B.A.P.R.M. degree requires the following courses: HP 203, HP 191, PRM 194, 200, 301, 302, 332, 362, 425, 471, 391, 400, and 401. All PRM majors must complete one 13-hour specialization (selected from Therapeutic Recreation, Recreational Leadership, Tourism, or Outdoor Recreation and Interpretation). This specialization must be declared before enrolling in PRM 401 (Internship). In addition, the following other specific courses are required: Csci 191, 192, or 193 (3 hours); Psy 301 or FCS 323 (3 hours); Mktg 351; Mgmt 371; Mgmt 383; Jour 102; speech (3 hours); and general electives to bring the total number of hours to at least 124.
Other Academic Requirements
Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the professional PRM core courses presented for their degree.
- Track - Outdoor Recreation & Interpretat
- Track - Recreational Sports Leadership
- Track - Therapeutic Recreation
- Track - Tourism