Recreation Administration, Minor


Department of Recreation Administration

Recreation Administration Minor - Requirements

The Minor in Recreation Administration consists of 22 units. Students completing the minor develop a basic knowledge of leisure services management that has application in many diverse fields.

RA 55, RA 73S, RA 77S, RA 125, RA 80 or RA 101 (15 units)
Select from RA 113, RA 117, RA 121, RA 131, RA 133, RA 135, RA 142, RA 146, or RA 150 (9 units)
Total (24 units)

Note: The Recreation Administration Minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.


Faculty are committed to providing a high quality professional preparation program in recreation and leisure services, founded on a competency based curriculum. Our graduates acquire specific skills as identified by practitioners, faculty, and the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions. These competencies are related to leadership, program planning, recreation and leisure oriented activities, budgeting, evaluation of programs and personnel, history, professional ethics, philosophy, research techniques, marketing and public relations, communication skills, organi-zational systems, laws and legislation, facility management and administration, and therapeutic techniques. Students may elect to study: (1) community recreation and youth services, (2) commercial recreation and event planning, (3) adventure recreation and tourism, (4) sports and entertainment facility management, (5) recreation therapy.

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