2013-2014 Catalog

 

Recreation and Camp Administration - B.S.

Career opportunities in recreation management have expanded because of the increasing amount of recreation time discovered by Americans in recent years. Career options include work in such areas as church recreation, parks, playgrounds, recreation in business and industry, hospitals, nursing homes, camps, resorts, hotels, cruise ships, youth organizations, zoos, and environmental centers.

Students majoring in Recreation and Camp Administration are expected to complete 48 hours of credit, including two credit hours of internship and two credit hours of professional experience. Internships will consist of on-site experience with agencies that deliver leisure services. These may include public recreation park agencies, voluntary agencies (youth service agencies), correctional institutions, industries, recreation for the ill and disabled (including hospitals), and college unions.

Requirements (48 credits)

Required Courses

PHE-122Active Recreation Games

1

PHE-156Outdoor Wilderness Learning (Wise Owl Project)

2

PHE-210Computers & Technology in Physical Education and Sport

1 to 2

PHE-229Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

1

PHE-230First Aid Basics

2

PHE-235Professional Experience I

1

PHE-236Professional Experience II

1

PHE-282Motor Development

2

PHE-352Sport Law and Risk Management

3

PHE-365Public and Community Health

3

-or

PHE-162Personal Health

3

PHE-423Adapted Physical Activity

3

PHE-480Senior Seminar in Health and Human Performance

2

REC-160Intro to Recreation and Sports Ministrie

3

REC-180Campus Recreation and Intramural Sports

2

REC-240Trip Camping in the USA

2

REC-260Recreation Leadership and Programming

3

REC-280Commercial and Social Recreation

2

REC-380Camp Management

3

REC-382Camp Counseling

2

REC-410Recreation Internship

2

REC-450Recreation Administration

3

REC-460Facilities: Design, Planning, Maintenance, and Scheduling

3

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