Recreation, Outdoor and Event Management Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Recreation and Event Management or Natural Resource Management and Outdoor Pursuits Emphases

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
Wellness (LOPER 11) 3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
BS Science-related course requirements
Complete all required courses0
Major Option
Complete all required courses62
Unrestricted electives
Needed to complete 120 credit hours25
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Recreation, Outdoor and Event Management Core Requirements
REC 150Foundations of Recreation, Park and Leisure3
REC 300Volunteer Practicum2
REC 354Programming in Sport, Recreation, and Events3
REC 375Leadership in Recreation, Sport and Events3
REC 422Facilities in Recreation, Events and Sport3
REC 444Issues in Recreation and Leisure3
REC 477Internship12
PE 430Organization and Administration in Recreation, Sport and Events3
Recreation, Outdoor and Event Management Comprehensive Options
Select 1 of the following:30
Total Credit Hours62

Recreation, Outdoor and Event Management Comprehensive Options

Recreation and Event Management Emphasis

Recreation and Event Management Core Requirements
Take all of the following:
REC 356Special Topics3
REC 454Community Assessment and Planning3
PE 429Marketing in Sport, Recreation and Events3
ACCT 250Principles of Accounting I3
Choose one of the following options:
Recreation Management18
Introduction to Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Adventure Education
Therapeutic Recreation for Special Populations
Foundations of Instructing Sport and Recreation Concepts
Advanced Sports
Water Safety Instructor
Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation
OR
Event Management18
Services Marketing
Business Law I
Public Relations
Choose 3 of the following:9
Principles of Accounting II
Tourism Economics
International Tourism
International Management
Human Resource Management
Small Group Communication

Natural Resource Management and Outdoor Pursuits Emphasis

Take all of the following:
REC 215Introduction to Outdoor Recreation3
REC 352Outdoor Adventure Education3
REC 453Therapeutic Recreation for Special Populations3
Choose one of the following options:
Natural Resource Management21
Biology I
Ecology
Wildlife Conservation
Range and Wildlife Management
Map Investigation
Working with GIScience and Spatial Analysis
Emergency Medical Response
OR
Outdoor Pursuits 21
Map Investigation
Wilderness First Aid
Campus Recreation Management
Counseling Skills
Emergency Medical Response
Take 3 courses from:9
Special Topics
Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation
Ecology
Environmental Conservation
Working with GIScience and Spatial Analysis
Total Credit Hours60