B.A.S.R.A. in Sport and Recreation Admin
The B.A.S.R.A. degree program is designed to develop skills preparatory to leadership and supervisory roles in a variety of sport and leisure service careers, including municipal, outdoor, therapeutic, military, church, youth, commercial/tourism, and industrial agencies and organizations.
The Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Administration program is accredited through the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 124
General Education Requirements
See the General Education/Core Curriculum for the School of Applied Sciences.
An additional 24 hours is required in the following related subjects: Psy 301 OR NHM 323; Mgmt 371, GB 370, or higher; Accy 201; Econ 202; HP 203: HP 191; Csci 191: Spch 102 OR 105.
The B.A.S.R.A. degree requires 42-45 semester hours of SRA courses. The following 30-33 hours of course work are required of all sport and recreation administration students:
SRA 194: Foundations of Recreation Administration (3 hours) SRA 200: Recreation Program Leadership (3 hours) SRA 301: Planning and Evaluation in Recreation Management (3 hours, minimum grade of C required) SRA 302: Program Planning & Development (3 hours, minimum grade of C required) SRA 410: Senior Seminar: Professional Development (3 hours) SRA 425: Design & Maintenance of Facilities (3 hours) SRA 471: Administration of Park & Recreation Programs (3 hours) SRA 401*: Internship in Sport and Recreation Administration (9-12 hours, Z/F graded course)
*Students are required to complete a 400-hour, capstone internship experience.
The remaining 12 hours of major course work are taken under the student's chosen area of emphasis: sport administration or recreation administration.
Other Academic Requirements
Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the SRA core courses presented for their degree.
All students with the recreation administration emphasis must complete one of the following minors: accountancy, biological science, business administration, economics, education, English, geology, international studies, journalism, political science, professional writing, psychology, public policy leadership, religious studies, sociology, a modern language, or other minor approved by the program coordinator.
All students with the sport administration emphasis must complete one of the following minors: accountancy, business administration, education, economics, entrepreneurship, journalism, professional writing, or public policy leadership or a minor approved by the program coordinator.