Bachelor of Arts, Recreation and Sport Management

Bachelor of Arts, Recreation and Sport Management

Administrator: Chair, Kinesiology Department

Requirements: 49-50 credits, including completion of core courses (34 credits) and one area of emphasis (14-16 credits), 31 credits in Kinesiology of which 15 shall be numbered above 2999. All majors are required to pass fitness component tests as set forth by the Kinesiology Department.

Core courses:

BSNS3640. Principles of Management (3)

KINE1240. Life Guarding (1) (or current certification)

KINE1310. Introduction to Recreation and Kinesiology (3)

KINE2640. Kinesiology Majors Activity Laboratory (1) (6 credits required)

KINE2750. Outdoor Pursuits (2)

KINE2850. Camp Administration and Outdoor Education (3)

KINE2960. Field Experience in Kinesiology (1)

KINE3630. Corrective and Adaptive Physical Education (2)

KINE3640. Physiology of Exercise and Biomechanics (3)

KINE3960. Field Experience in Kinesiology/Recreation (1)

KINE4860. Recreation Management and Facilities Planning (3)

KINE4960a. Recreation and Sport Internship (3)

KINE4960b. Recreation and Sport Internship (3)

KINE4970. Senior Capstone (1)

All Recreation Sport Management majors must present evidence of successful completion of a First Aid/CPR course (American Red Cross preferred) and lifeguard or Water Safety Instruction (WSI) certification to the Kinesiology Department Chair prior to graduation. 

All Recreation Sport Management majors are required to pass fitness component tests as set forth by the Kinesiology Department prior to graduation.

Athletic Training Emphasis

*This area of emphasis is not a NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) curriculum approved course of study. Students pursuing an Athletic Training emphasis are encouraged to consider an approved graduate degree program in athletic training in order to qualify to take the NATA certifying examination.

Select 15-16 credits from the following courses:

BIOL2010. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3); and,

BIOL2010L. Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory (1)

BIOL2030. Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3); and,

BIOL2030L. Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory (1)

KINE1960. Clinical Observation (1)

KINE2410. Introduction to Athletic Training and Physical Therapy with Laboratory (3)

KINE2430. Health Issues in Today's Society (3)

KINE2730. Nutrition Across the Lifespan (2)

KINE3440. Advanced Athletic Training (3)

KINE3600. Motor Development and Motor Learning (2)

KINE4560. Administration and Supervision of HPER (3)

Kinesiology/Coaching Emphasis

Select 14-16 credits from the following courses:

BIOL2010. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3); and,

BIOL2010L. Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory (1)

KINE2410. Introduction to Athletic Training and Physical Therapy with Laboratory (3)

KINE2730. Nutrition Across the Lifespan (2)

KINE3380. Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary Schools (2)

KINE3440. Advanced Athletic Training (3)

KINE3560. Psychology and Techniques of Coaching (3)

KINE3600. Motor Development and Motor Learning (2)

KINE4560. Administration of HPERD (3)

Sport Management Emphasis

Select 15 credits from the following courses:

ACCT2060. Financial Accounting (3)

BSNS2170. Computer Applications in Business (3)

BSNS3510. Principles of Marketing (3)

BSNS3530. Marketing Communications (3)

BSNS3650. Human Resource Management (3)

BSNS3810. Business Ethics (3)

BSNS4610. Entrepreneurship (3)

BSNS4670. Organizational Behavior (3)

ECON2410. Microeconomic Analysis (3)

Outdoor Recreation Emphasis

Select 14-16 credits from the following courses:

BIOL1030. Earth Science (3); and,

BIOL1030L. Earth Science Laboratory (1)

BIOL1040. Environmental Science (3)

BIOL3160. Plant Taxonomy (3); and,

BIOL3160L. Plant Taxonomy Laboratory (1)

BIOL3240. Plant and Animal Ecology (3)

BIOL3300. Vertebrate Zoology: Ectotherms (3); and,

BIOL3300L. Vertebrate Zoology: Ectotherms Laboratory (1)

BIOL3320. Vertebrate Zoology: Endotherms (3); and,

BIOL3320L. Vertebrate Zoology: Endotherms Laboratory (1)

BIOL3340. Birds of Prey (3)

CHEM1040.  Forensic Science (3); and,

     CHEM1040L. Forensic Science Laboratory (1)

CHEM1060. Chemistry for Citizens (3); and,

CHEM1060L. Chemistry for Citizens Laboratory (1)

KINE4094. Special Topics in Kinesiology (1-4)

PHYS1060. Descriptive Astronomy (3); and,

PHYS1060L. Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory (1)