Recreation, Sport, and Tourism Management (B.S.Rec.)

A minimum cumulative university GPA of 2.25 is required of all recreation majors who seek to take upper-division courses. Recreation majors must also achieve a minimum cumulative university GPA of 2.25 to graduate with a B.S.Rec. degree.

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3), an academic minor or 20 credits in an approved cognate area of study, the Department of Movement Sciences MVSC 201 core course and the following coursework:

Movement Sciences Undergraduate Curricular Requirements3
Major Requirements49-66
Total Hours52-69

Major Requirements 

COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking2
H&S 288First Aid: Emergency Response (or Emergency Responder Certification)2-3
or REC 290 Wilderness First Responder
NRS 310Social Science Methods3-4
or REC 455 Design & Analysis of Research in Movement Sciences
REC 104Introduction to Recreation, Sport, and Tourism Professions3
REC 107Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Sports3
REC 240Recreation and Sport Activities, Programming, and Marketing3
REC 260Foundations of Recreation, Sport, and Tourism3
REC 280Practicum in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism1
REC 370Health and Human Development in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism3
REC 395Diversity in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
REC 424Inclusive Physical Education and Recreation3
REC 485Trends in Recreation, Sport and Tourism3
REC 490Management and Entrepreneurship in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism3
REC 498Internship in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism1-16
Select 6 credits of additional courses from the following:6
Camp Leadership in Recreation and Sport
Outdoor and Adventure Leadership
Principles of Travel and Tourism
Experiential Education and Adventure Recreation
Work Shop
Special Topics
Special Topics
Directed Study
Directed Study
Healthy Active Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention
Select one of the following:3
Persuasive Writing
Business Writing
Technical Writing
Select four credits from the following:4
Individual & Dual Sports
Team Sports
Water-Based Sports & Fit Act
Skill and Analysis of Striking and Net/Wall Activities
Skill and Analysis of Target and Invasion Activities
Skill and Analysis of Recreation and Outdoor Activities
Skill and Analysis of Basketball and Volleyball
Skill and Analysis of Soccer and Speedball
Orienteering & Navigation
Cross Country Skiing
Whitewater Rafting
Mountain Biking
And/or other elective outdoor and adventure courses offered within the program as available
Total Hours49-66

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree