Bachelor of Science- Recreation

This curriculum satisfies requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Recreation. In addition to the core, students must complete an emphasis area as well as a minor.  Emphasis areas include:  Recreation Administration, Therapeutic Recreation, and Community, Corporate and Hospital Wellness. A minimum 2.50 GPA is required in core and emphasis areas prior to enrolling in REC 498 Internship.  A minimum GPA of 2.50 in all recreation core and emphasis courses is required in order to graduate.


General Education Requirements* (46-53 hours)

 Basic Skills (12 hours)

General Education Electives (34-41 hours)

     Sciences (8-9 hours)  

     Social Studies (3 hours)  

     Political Studies (3 hours)

     Producing and Consuming (5-6 hours)

     Fine Arts and Aesthetic Studies (2-3 hours)

     Cultural Studies (3-5 hours)

     Health and Well-Being (4-6 hours)

     Human Heritage (6 hours)


*See General Education Requirements for All Baccalaureate Degrees for details and a list of specific courses.



The following 39 hour core is the minimum for the major in Recreation.