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Courses for a Degree in Recreation and Sport Management

In addition to a focus on recreation and sport management courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Recreation and Sport Management Courses:

  • Professional Foundations of Leisure
  • Recreation and Natural Resources
  • Recreation Practicum
  • Commercial Recreation, Sport, and Tourism Enterprise
  • Inclusive and Special Recreation and Sport
  • Recreation and Sport Leadership
  • Leisure and Society
  • Sport Management Fundamentals
  • Program Planning in Recreation and Sport
  • Recreation Planning, Design, and Maintenance
  • Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation
  • Innovative Practices in Recreation and Sport
  • Contemporary Issues in Leisure
  • Independent Study in Recreation and Sport
  • Recreation Research and Evaluation
  • Internship
  • Workshop
  • Outdoor Adventure Leadership  

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology