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Recreation Student Profile

Recreation - Bachelor of Science

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Program Description

The recreation program focuses on educating students about recreation and leisure leadership, program and service development, delivery and management. The recreation major or minor offers a variety of courses, experiences and guidance that allow students to develop professional skills and competencies for professional careers in community, campus, outdoor, commercial, government, or private settings. The recreation major and minor prepare students to assume leadership and/or administrative roles in their chosen area of emphasis.


  • Event Planner
  • Park Ranger
  • Cruise Ship Activities Director
  • Park Director
  • Recreation Supervisor
  • Resort Manager
  • Instructor
  • Teacher
  • Sports Director
  • Sport Supervisor
  • Camp Staff
  • Camp Director
  • Municipal Park Director
  • Community Park Director
  • Museum Director
  • YMCA Staff
  • Theme Park Employee
  • Outdoor Recreation Staff