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Recreation Management Degree Plan

Recreation Management Degree Plan


Degree Plan

Non-Thesis (36 credit hours)

This options should be pursued by career change students or those with minimal undergraduate coursework in recreation management.

  • REC 5310  Philosophical Foundations of RLS
  • REC 5330  Applications of Management in RLS Organizations
  • REC 5337  Independent Study
  • REC 5340  Social Science of R&L
  • REC 5346  Literature & Research
  • REC 5350  Legal & Ethical Issues in RLS
  • REC 5360  Applications of Marketing & Finance in RLS
  • REC 5380  Administering Leisure Delivery Systems
  • 12 credits of electives to support your desired expertise area

Thesis (30 credit hours)

This option is specifically for persons with an undergraduate degree in recreation management or extensive work experience in the profession. Students on this path should be able to articulate some area of desired research, upon entering the program. However, the exact thesis topic will be finalized later (see MSRLS Thesis Guidelines LINK to MSRLS Thesis ..)

  • REC 5310  Philosophical Foundations of RLS
  • REC 5330  Applications of Management in RLS Organizations
  • REC 5340  Social Science of R&L
  • REC 5346  Literature & Research
  • REC 5350  Legal & Ethical Issues in RLS
  • REC 5360  Applications of Marketing & Finance in RLS
  • REC 5380  Administering Leisure Delivery Systems
  • ESS 5356  Applied Statistics
  • REC 5399A Thesis
  • REC 5399B Thesis