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Minor - Recreation Administration

Minor - Recreation Administration


The minor in recreation administration is ideal for students pursuing professions that require leadership skills working with people during their leisure time and recreation activities. The minor is especially suitable for students majoring in associated degrees that emphasize major components of human-service delivery. The 12 elective hours allow each student to focus on course work that has relevance to leisure or recreation in their own lives as well as building their professional competencies.

Course Requirements

Required Courses (6 hours) RA 194: Foundations of Leisure and Recreation RA 200: Parks and Recreation Programs Leadership

Elective Courses (12 hours) RA 262: Recreation for Persons w/Disabilities RA 301: Planning & Evaluation in PRM RA 302: Program Planning and Development RA 332: Outdoor Recreation RA 371: Camp Leadership RA 372: Procedures and Techniques in Therapeutic RA 375: Recreational Sport Programming RA 380: Current Issues in Travel and Tourism Mgmt. RA 425: Design and Maintenance of Facilities RA 471: Admin. of Park and Recreation Programs RA 473: Supervision and Administration of Therapy RA 490: Independent Study RA 510: Entrepreneurial Recreation RA 539: Outdoor Resources Management RA 569: Strategies and Applications in Outdoor Edu. RA 574: Current Trends in Therapeutic Recreation *Online or independent study

Six hours must be completed in residence.

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