Associates Degree
An Associate in Arts in Recreation Management involves classes and field experiences in the areas of recreation and leisure for all age groups. Recreation managers are responsible for assisting and planning a variety of programs and overseeing the daily operations of one or more recreational facilities for an agency (i.e. city, county, state, or federal) including community service related programs and activities. This program also provides the student with experience in variety of recreation and leisure industry settings.
Course work includes classes on recreation and leisure in contemporary society, planning programs and events, therapeutic recreation with special populations, resource and visitor management, emergency procedures, courses in sociology and psychology as well as field work experiences.
Associate in Arts Degree: Recreation Management
Units required for major:                                                                         23-24
Complete the following;  
REC 101 Recreation and Leisure in Contemporary Society 3
REC 102 Planning Programs and Events for Recreation Experiences 3
REC 104 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation & Special Populations 3
REC 105 Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services 3
Complete (11 or 12) units from the following  
REC 103 Outdoor Recreation and the Natural Environment 3
SOC 233 Sociological Issues of Life and Longevity 3
KPET 120 Emergency Procedures 2
KPET 217 Sports Management 3
HRMGT 101 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
Recommended Electives
PSYCH 172 Developmental Psychology 3
BUS 110 Principles of Management 3
*Consult with your academic advisor regarding transfer requirements