Recreation and Sport Studies

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and an associate degree in Recreation and Sport Studies is for students who want to share their passion for activity and fun with others.

This degree is designed for students who want to be involved with recreation, but not directly with organized sports or athletic teams.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Outdoor education
  • Adaptive physical education
  • Recreation sports management
  • Sports facility planning and management
  • Marketing
  • Organization and administration of athletics


Students will complete a practicum – similar to an internship – during his/her junior or senior year. This practicum can take the shape of spending time volunteering at a local recreation site, camp or park. This is designed to give students onsite experience with an organization or company that is in the business of recreation.


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Possible Careers After Graduation

  • Adaptive physical education specialist
  • Camp director
  • Adventure/outdoor educator
  • Professor
  • Aerobics instructor
  • P.E. teacher

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