Nov 14, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Recreation Administration, Recreational Sport Management Concentration with Sport Coaching, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


To meet the needs of the recent growth in the sport industries, sport managers are in demand. This option, which includes either a minor in Business Administration or Sport Coaching, prepares students for career opportunities in sport fitness facilities, professional and collegiate sport teams, exercise and fitness/swim/golf/racquet clubs, municipal/high school/college/corporate/commercial intramurals and sport clubs, sport information, public/nonprofit/private sport agencies, and marketing sporting goods. This option culminates in a 10 week/400-hour internship, a practical work experience at an approved site with expert supervision. Through this experience, students gain managerial and administrative skills as well as valuable contacts for future employment. The course of study provides students with the prerequisite knowledge necessary to pass the National Recreation and Parks Association Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) Examination.

1. 120 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ courses in major and non-departmental required courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum  (GEC) required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study. Students should complete the GEC courses by the end of the Sophomore year. Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 , MATH 1110 , and PSY 2100 .

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


PEDU 1100  -  Elementary Swimming ( 2 )  

PEDU 3500  -  Emergency Care & Safety Techniques ( 2 )  

 

*Note- Students with a concentration in Recreational Sport Management with a Minor in Sport Coaching must complete the requirements of the Sport Coaching Minor.

Program Notes:


Students who wish to major in the Recreation Administration Program must have an overall grade point average of 2.25 and apply to be admitted into the program. Applicants must be at least a sophomore and have completed the following courses: RECR 1000 , RECR 2120 , and one additional 2000 level RECR course with a GPA average of 2.25 or better. Students are required to be senior status, have permission of their advisor, and have completed RECR 4625  prior to enrolling in the RECR 4630 . Students must be in good standing and have passed all required courses prior to internship placement, which consists of a minimum 400-hour, 10 consecutive week field placement experience in recreation/leisure service agency.

Four - Year Curriculum Plan


Four Year Curriculum Plan for Sports Management with Sport Coaching Minor [RSMC]

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

* Foreign Language  II (3)

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or 

HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

RECR 2300  -  Introduction to Practical Experience in Recreation ( 3 )  

Total: 16

Spring Semester

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )   

MATH 1110  -  Elementary Statistics ( 3 )  

* Science GEC Requirement (3)

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

PEDU 1100  -  Elementary Swimming ( 2 )  

RECR 2120  -  Introduction to Leadership in Recreation ( 3 )  

Total: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

* Science GEC Requirement (3)

PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )  

RECR 2250  -  Introduction to Recreational Therapy ( 3 )  

RECR 2230  -  Introduction to Outdoor Recreation ( 3 )  

RECR 2300  -  Introduction to Practical Experience in Recreation ( 3 )  

Total: 15

Spring Semester 

HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

* HUM GEC Requirement (3)

PSY 3310  -  The Psychology of Human Development and Maturation ( 3 )  

RECR 2190  -  Introduction to Sport Management ( 3 )  

PEDU 3500  -  Emergency Care & Safety Techniques ( 2 )  

PETE 3100  -  Individual Motor Skills in Games ( 1 )  

Total: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester

RECR 3100  -  Recreational Sport Programming ( 3 )  

RECR 3500  -  Organizational Behavior ( 3 )  

RECR 3600  -  Management and Administration ( 3 )  

PEDU 3640  -  Administration and Management of Aquatic Program and Facilities ( 3 )  

PETE 3740  -  Youth Sport/Coaching Certification ( 1 )  

PETE 3750  -  Team Sports I ( 1 )  

PETE 3760  -  Team Sports II ( 1 )  

Total: 15

Spring Semester

RECR 3900  -  Facility Management ( 3 )  

RECR 3700  -  Marketing and Public Relations ( 3 )  

RECR 4150  -  Event Management and Program Planning ( 4 )  

RECR 3800  -  Research Methods ( 3 )   

~  PEDU 4710  -  Coaching Theory ( 3 )  

Total: 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester

RECR 4900  -  Technology Applications ( 3 )  

RECR 4610  -  Financial Management ( 3 )  

PEDU 4030  -  Psycho-Socio Aspects of Physical Activity and Leisure ( 3 )  

RECR 4625  -  Pre-internship in Recreation ( 1 )  

~ Approved Coaching Elective (3)

~ Approved Coaching Elective (2)

Total: 15

Spring Semester

RECR 4630  -  Internship in Recreation ( 9 )  

~ Approved Coaching Elective (3)

Total: 12

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

Distribution of Hours

*General Education Curriculum Courses - (36)

[RSMB students should take following GEC courses:[ MATH 1110 PSY 2100 ]

+Recreation Administration Professional Courses - (50)

=Recreational Sport Management Concentration Required Courses - (12)

# Department of Physical Education and Recreation Required Courses  - (4)

~ Sport Coaching Minor - The Recreational Sport Management Concentration requires a Minor. The Sport Coaching minor is a minimum 21 credit hours ; ( 10 unique credit hours: 12 credit hours satisfied by RAP requirements, 2 credit hours PER requirement, and 2 credit hours satisfied by GEC requirements)

Students who wish to major in the Recreation Administration Program must have an overall grade point average of 2.25 and apply to be admitted into the program. Applicants must be a sophomore and have completed the following courses: RECR 1000 RECR 2120 RECR 2300 , and one additional 2000 level RECR course with a GPA average of 2.5 or better. 

Students are required to be senior status, have permission of their advisor, and have completed RECR 4625  prior to enrolling in the RECR 4630 . Students must be in good standing and have passed all required courses prior to internship placement.

(SI) - Speaking Intensive; (WI) - Writing Intensive

 

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