Nov 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog

Recreation and Sport Studies Comprehensive, B.S.


Shepherd University offers a comprehensive major in recreation and sport studies that prepares students for a variety of recreation, sport, and leisure careers. In addition to the required core courses of study, each student is required to select at least one of the following concentrations:

Interscholastic Athletic Administration and Coaching (was Athletic Coaching and Officiating)

The concentration in Interscholastic Athletic Administration and Coaching is designed to develop and enhance competencies necessary for coaching of athletics in a public school setting or in higher education, administration of athletic programs at a secondary or higher education level, and management in a community or professional sport organization. The program represents a blend of content related to the art of coaching and administration of athletics.

Public Recreation and Park Administration (was Commercial Recreation/Tourism)

This concentration prepares students for careers in travel, tourism, entertainment, hotel/resort/spa industry, convention and visitor's bureaus, gaming, and many private recreation endeavors.  The Public Recreation and Park Administration concentration offers an outstanding exploratory program for students to learn more about aspects of recreation, park management, and administration studies.  This concentration allows students from a variety of backgrounds and interest levels to experience new and challenging endeavors.

Sport Communication

This concentration prepares students for careers in sport broadcasting, sport reporting, free-lance sport writing, sport promotions/marketing, sport fund raising, sport information, and public relations.

Sport and Event Management

This concentration prepares students for management positions in a variety of settings including professional and semiprofessional sports, sport and recreation organizations, YMCAs, and public recreation and parks in such areas as ticket operations, stadium or facilities management, event coordination, marketing, community relations, corporate and group sales, and recreation supervision.

Sports Marketing

This concentration is designed to give students a broad background in marketing and sport-related marketing in addition to a strong foundation in recreation and sport.

Therapeutic Recreation

This concentration prepares students for the NCTRC exam, which certifies individuals as Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRS). Certified therapeutic recreation majors are employed by hospitals, nursing homes, health care agencies, alternative schools, group homes, camps, and other settings dealing with handicapped, disabled, and impaired individuals.

Tourism, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurship

This concentration is designed to prepare students for sustainable careers in Tourism, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurship with a business emphasis complementing the areas of entertainment, tourism administration and management, and international travel and tourism concepts. The concentration is also designed to expand the student knowledge base of local, regional, and national tourism and hospitality opportunities using a variety of business concepts to help assure the ongoing success of the opportunity.

Out‑of‑Class and Progression Requirements for Recreation and Sport Studies Majors

The following requirements must be met for graduation:

  1. It is REQUIRED that each major be an active member of an approved state or national organization in his or her specialization during the academic years while pursuing this major;
  2. It is REQUIRED that all recreation majors attend two or more state and/or national conferences in their concentration during the academic years while pursuing this major.
  3. It is REQUIRED that each student develop a portfolio of their academic work beginning with their freshman year. Portfolio is to be completed by the student during their senior year.
  4. It is REQUIRED that each student earn a minimum of C in each recreation and sport studies core and concentration class.

 

Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Recreation and Sport Studies


Concentrations (Select one of the following):


Interscholastic Athletic Administration and Coaching Concentration


Four-Year Course Progression


Recreation and Sport Studies, Interscholastic Athletic Administration and Coaching Concentration (Internship)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
FYEX 101 or 102   First-Year Experience 1   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3   RECR 200   Recreation and Technology 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
RECR 140   Leisure Studies 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) with advisor 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) with advisor 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM, MD with advisor 3   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL, MD) 3
ECON 123 2 Contemporary Economics (SO-CK) (Req.) 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
RECR 226   Sport Marketing 3   PSYC 101 2 Introduction to Psychology (SO-MD) 3
PSCI 101 2 American Federal Government (SO-CK) 3   ATHC 300   Sport Officiating 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
                 
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
RECR 316   Programming 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Recreation 3
ATHC 405   Psychology of Coaching 3   HLTH 468   Principles of Sports Nutrition 3
RECR 350   Fieldwork 3   ATHC 302   Sport Administration 3
    TOTAL 15   ATHC 303   Principles of Coaching 3
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3   RECR 450   Recreation Internship 9
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3       TOTAL 9
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1          
ATHC 324   Care/Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3       DEGREE TOTAL 120
ATHC 402   Legal Aspects of Sports 3          
Elective   Elective 2          
    TOTAL 15          
May 16, 2018                
         

 

Recreation and Leisure Studies, Interscholastic Athletic Administration and Coaching (Thesis)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 or 103 3
FYEX 101 or 102   First-Year Experience 1   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3   RECR 200   Recreation and Technology 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
RECR 140   Leisure Studies 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) with advisor 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) with advisor 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM, MD with advisor 3   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL, MD) 3
ECON 123 2 Contemporary Economics (SO-CK) (Req.) 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
RECR 228   Sport Management 3   PSYC 101 2 Introduction to Psychology (SO-MD) 3
PSCI 101 2 American Federal Government (SO-CK) 3   ATHC 300   Sport Officiating 3
    TOTAL 16   Elective   TOTAL 16
                 
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
RECR 316   Programming 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Recreation 3
ATHC 405   Psychology of Coaching 3   HLTH 468   Principles of Sports Nutrition 3
RECR 350   Fieldwork 3   ATHC 302   Sport Administration 3
ATHC 355   TOTAL 15   ATHC 303   Principles of Coaching 3
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Leisure Services 3   RECR 453   Senior Thesis 6
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1       TOTAL 9
ATHC 324   Care/Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3          
ATHC 402   Legal Aspects of Sports 3       DEGREE TOTAL  120
Elective   Elective 2          
RECR 407   TOTAL 15          
May 16, 2018                
         

 

Public Recreation and Park Administration Concentration


Free electives, 3-5 Hours

Four-Year Course Progression


Recreation and Leisure Studies, Public Recreation and Park Administration (Internship)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 10x 3
FYEX 101 or 102 1 First-Year Experience  1   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3   RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3
RECR 125   Introduction to Commercial Recreation/Tourism 3   RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Technology 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD or GL 3   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL, MD) (Req.) 3
ECON 123 2 Contemporary Economics (SO-CK) 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
PSCI 101 2 American Federal Government (SO-CK, GL) 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
RECR 226   Sports Marketing 3   SOCI 203 2 General Sociology (SO-MD) (Req.) 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management  3
BADM 310   Principles of Management  3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport  3
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation   3   BADM 365   Promotional Strategy  3
RECR 326   Public Relations (PR) in Sport  3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
RECR 340   Field Experience in Leisure Services   3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education  3
    TOTAL  15       TOTAL  12
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No.  Tier Title  Credit   Sub./Course No.  Tier Title   Credit
RECR 343   21st-Century Tourism   3   RECR 450   Recreation Internship  9
BADM 395   Consumer Behavior   3   Elective   Elective  3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services   3       TOTAL  12
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport  3          
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum  1       DEGREE TOTAL  120
Elective   Elective  2          
    TOTAL  15          
May 3, 2018                 
      

  

Recreation and Leisure Studies, Public Recreation and Park Administration (Thesis)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 10x 3
FYEX 101 or 102 1 First-Year Experience  1   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3   RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3
RECR 125   Introduction to Commercial Recreation/Tourism 3   RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Techology 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD or GL 3   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL, MD) (Req.) 3
ECON 123 2 Contemporary Economics (SO-CK) 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
PSCI 101 2 American Federal Government (SO-CK, GL) 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
RECR 226   Sports Marketing 3   SOCI 203 2 General Sociology (SO-MD) (Req.) 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management  3
BADM 310   Principles of Management  3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport  3
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation   3   BADM 365   Promotional Strategy  3
RECR 326   Public Relations (PR) in Sport 3   RECR 350   Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
RECR 370   Environmental Education OR         TOTAL 12
RECR 371   Outdoor Education  3          
    TOTAL  15          
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No.  Tier Title  Credit   Sub./Course No.  Tier Title   Credit
RECR 343   21st-Century Tourism   3   RECR 450   Recreation Internship  6
BADM 395   Consumer Behavior   3   Elective   Elective  3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services   3       TOTAL 12
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport  3          
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum  1       DEGREE TOTAL 120 
Elective   Elective  2          
    TOTAL  15          
May 3, 2018                
         

 

Sport Communication Concentration


Free electives, 3-5 Hours


Four-Year Course Progression


Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport Communication (Internship)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum   ENGL 102 3
FYEX 101 or 102   First-Year Experience 1   HIST 100   History of Civilization: Asian Traditions 3
MATH 101   Fundamentals of Mathematics 3   ART 103   Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3   RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Technology 3   GSPE 210   Fitness for Life 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   General Science 4   Core Curriculum   General Science 4
ENGL 204   Survey of American Literature 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
ECON 123   Contemporary Economics 3   RECR 350   Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
COMM 203   Communication and New Media 3   PSCI 101   American Federal Government 3
COMM 202   Fundamentals of Speech 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 227   Sport Broadcasting 3   SOCI 203   General Sociology 3
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
Elective   Elective 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
COMM 326   Radio Practicum 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
RECR 342   Campus Recreation and Event Management 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
    TOTAL 16   RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 324   Sports Writing 3   RECR 450   Recreation Internship 9
COMM 352   Computer-Mediated Communication 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3       TOTAL 12
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3          
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1       DEGREE TOTAL 120
Elective   Elective 1          
    TOTAL 14          
May 3, 2018                
         

 

Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport Communication (Thesis)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum   ENGL 102 3
FYEX 101 or 102   First-Year Experience 1   HIST 100   History of Civilization: Asian Traditions 3
MATH 101   Fundamentals of Mathematics 3   ART 103   Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3   RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Technology 3   GSPE 210   Fitness for Life 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   General Science 4   Core Curriculum   General Science 4
ENGL 204   Survey of American Literature 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
ECON 123   Contemporary Economics 3   RECR 350   Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
COMM 203   Communication and New Media 3   PSCI 101   American Federal Government 3
COMM 202   Fundamentals of Speech 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
    TOTAL 16   Elective   Elective 2
              TOTAL 18
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 227   Sport Broadcasting 3   SOCI 203   General Sociology 3
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
Elective   Elective 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
COMM 326   Radio Practicum 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
RECR 342   Campus Recreation and Event Management 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
Elective   Elective 1   RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 324   Sports Writing 3   RECR 453   Senior Thesis 6
COMM 352   Computer-Mediated Communication 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3       TOTAL 9
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3          
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1          
Elective   Elective 1       DEGREE TOTAL 120
    TOTAL 14          
May 3, 2018                
         

 

Sport and Event Management Concentration


Free electives, 3-5 Hours


Four-Year Course Progression


Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport and Event Management (Internship)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum   ENGL 102 3
FYEX 101 or 102   First-Year Experience  1   HIST 100   History of Civilization: Asian Traditions 3
MATH 101   Fundamentals of Mathematics 3   ART 103   Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3   RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   GSPE 210   Fitness for Life 3
RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Technology 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   General Science 4   Core Curriculum   General Science 4
ENGL 204   Survey of American Literature 3   COMM 202   Fundamentals of Speech 3
ECON 123   Contemporary Economics 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
PSCI 101   American Federal Government 3   RECR 350   Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
RECR 226   Sports Marketing 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   BADM 312   Business Law I 3
Elective   Elective 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
SOCI 203   General Sociology 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
BADM 310   Principles of Management 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
Elective   Elective 1   RECR 326   Public Relations (PR) in Sport 3
    TOTAL 16   Elective   Elective 1
              TOTAL 16
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 342   Campus Recreation and Event Management 3   RECR 450   Recreation Internship 9
BADM 395   Consumer Behavior 3       TOTAL 9
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3          
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3       DEGREE TOTAL 120
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1          
    TOTAL 13          
May 3, 2018                
         

 

Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport and Event Management (Thesis)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum   ENGL 102 3
FYEX 101 or 102   First-Year Experience 1   HIST 100   History of Civilization: Asian Traditions 3
MATH 101   Fundamentals of Mathematics 3   ART 103   Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3   RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   GSPE 210   Fitness for Life 3
RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Techology 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   General Science 4   Core Curriculum   General Science 4
ENGL 204   Survey of American Literature 3   COMM 202   Fundamentals of Speech 3
ECON 123   Contemporary Economics 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
PSCI 101   American Federal Government 3   RECR 350   Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
RECR 226   Sports Marketing 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   BADM 312   Business Law I 3
Elective   Elective 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
SOCI 203   General Sociology 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
BADM 310   Principles of Management 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
    TOTAL 15   RECR 326   Public Relations (PR) in Sport 3
          Elective   Elective 2
              TOTAL 17
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 342   Campus Recreation and Event Management 3   RECR 453   Senior Thesis 6
BADM 395   Consumer Behavior 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3       TOTAL 9
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3          
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1       DEGREE TOTAL 120
    TOTAL 13          
May 3, 2018                
         

 

Sport Marketing Concentration


Free electives, 1-5 Hours


Four-Year Course Progression


Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport Marketing (Internship)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum   ENGL 102 3
FYEX 101 or 102   First-Year Experience  1   HIST 100   History of Civilization: Asian Traditions 3
MATH 101   Fundamentals of Mathematics 3   ART 103   Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leissure Studies 3   RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   GSPE 210   Fitness for Life 3
RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Technology 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum   General Science 4   Core Curriculum   General Science 4
ENGL 204   Survey of American Literature 3   COMM 202   Fundamentals of Speech 3
ECON 123   Contemporary Economics 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
PSCI 101   American Federal Government 3   RECR 350   Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
RECR 226   Sports Marketing 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
BADM 340   Marketing 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
SOCI 203   General Sociology 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
BADM 310   Principles of Management 3   RECR 326   Public Relations (PR) in Sport 3
Elective   Elective 1   Elective   Elective 1
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 13
                 
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 342   Campus Recreation and Event Management 3   RECR 450   Recreation Internship 9
BADM 395   Consumer Behavior 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3       TOTAL 12
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3          
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1       DEGREE TOTAL 120
    TOTAL 13          
May 3, 2018                
         

 

Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport Marketing (Thesis)
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 or 103 3
FYEX 101 or 102 1 First-Year Experience  1   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3   RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3
RECR 108   Introduction to Sport Studies 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Techology 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 18
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD or GL 3   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL, MD) (Req.) 3
ECON 123 2 Contemporary Economics (SO-CK) 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
PSCI 101 2 American Federal Government (SO-CK, GL) 3   RECR 350   Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
RECR 226   Sports Marketing 3   RECR 228   Sport Management 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
BADM 340   Marketing 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
SOCI 203 2 General Sociology (SO-MD) (Req.) 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
BADM 310   Principles of Management 3   RECR 326   Public Relations (PR) in Sport 3
Elective   Elective 2       TOTAL 12
    TOTAL 17          
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 342   Campus Recreation and Event Management 3   RECR 453   Senior Thesis 6
BADM 395   Consumer Behavior 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3       TOTAL 12
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1          
    TOTAL 13       DEGREE TOTAL 120
May 3, 2018                
         

 

Therapeutic Recreation Concentration


Free electives, 1-5 Hours


Four-Year Course Progression


Recreation and Leisure Studies, Therapeutic Recreation
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 10x 3
FYEX 101 or 102 1 First-Year Experience  1   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
RECR 115   Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation 3   RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport Studies 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Management Technology 3   Elective   Elective 1
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD or GL 3   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL, MD) 3
ECON 123 2 Contemporary Economics (SO-CK) 3   SOCI 203 2 General Sociology (SO-MD) 3
PSCI 101 2 American Federal Government (SO-CK, GL) 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3   RECR 250   Field Experience in Recreation 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
PHED 380   Perceptual Motor Learning 3   RECR 430   Therapeutic Recreation Programming 3
PSYC 309   Abnormal Psychology 3   RECR 320   Facilities Management 3
RECR 316   Recreational and Sports Programming 3   RECR 370   Environmental Education OR  
PSYC 340   Lifespan Development Psychology 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
RECR 331   Medical Terminology for Therapeutic Recreation 3   PHED 401   Teaching Adapted Physical Education 3
Elective   Elective 1   RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1   RECR 450   Recreation Internship 9
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport Services 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 443   Contemporary Issues in Therapeutic Recreation 3       TOTAL 12
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport 3          
PHED 370   Applied Anatomy and Physiology 3       DEGREE TOTAL 120
    TOTAL 13          
May 3, 2018                
 

 

Tourism, Hospitality and Entrepreneurship Concentration


Four-Year Course Progression


Recreation and Leisure Studies, Tourism, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurship Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
RECR 125   Introduction to Tourism 3   ECON 123   Economics 3
FYEX 102   First-Year Experience (FYEX) 1   COMM 202   Fundamentals of Speech 3
RECR 140   Introduction to Leisure Studies 3   HLTH 225   First Aid/CPR 3
BADM 150   Introduction to Business 3   RECR 200   Recreation and Sport Technology 3
ENGL 101   Writing and Rhetoric I 3   ENGL 102   Writing and Rhetoric II 3
GSPE 210   Fitness for Life 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 16          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Science   Choice 4   Core Science   Choice 4
MATH 101   Fundamentals of Mathematics 3   RECR 201   Sport Finance 3
HIST   100 level 3   Core Humanities   Choice 3
RECR 211   Leadership in Recreation and Sport 3   Core Social Science   Choice 3
Core Art   Choice 3   RECR 300   Risk Management in Recreation and Sport 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Social Science   Choice 3   RECR 350   Fieldwork 3
BADM 311   Exploring Entrepreneurship 3   RECR 336   Inclusive Recreation 3
BADM 319   Business Ethics 3   RECR 371   Outdoor Education 3
RECR 316   Recreation Programming 3   RECR 344   Hospitality Industry 3
RECR 320   Facilities Management 3   BADM 395   Consumer Behavior 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
BADM 359   International Business 3   Internship   Internship 9
RECR 343   21st Century Tourism 3   Elective   Elective 3
RECR 407   Management in Recreation and Sport 3       TOTAL 12
RECR 444   Design and Analysis Research in Recreation and Sport (WM) 3          
Elective   Elective 3       DEGREE TOTAL 121
RECR 449   Pre-Practicum 1          
    TOTAL 16          
May 17, 2018