Recreation majors have many fieldwork choices through the abundance of nearby parks, wilderness areas, lakes, beaches, rivers, and leisure-oriented organizations.
Students round out their education by completing a minor (or minor field of study) in business administration and an internship. The internship may be taken any semester, with the summer option offered through the College of Extended Education & Global Engagement.
Organizations employing recreation administration graduates include: community parks, volunteer agencies, corporate wellness programs, college recreation programs, commercial recreation centers, therapeutic recreation programs, tourism organizations and outdoor education and recreation programs.
A bachelor’s degree requires a total of 120 units. For a description of degree requirements to be fulfilled in addition to those listed below for the major, please see “’Bachelor’s Degree Requirements ”.
Requirements for the Major (55-62 units)
Students must earn a C- or better in all required courses for the major (or their equivalent, in the case of courses transferred from another institution).