Jan 23, 2021  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Recreation Administration, Parks and Recreation Management Concentration, B.S.

Curriculum Requirements

This option is designed for those students who are interested in the management of recreation and leisure service agencies, designing activities in Sport Programs, Special Events, Social Programs, and Cultural Programs, which provides opportunities for individuality, creativity, and self-expression in the following areas:  Art, Dance, Drama, Experiential, Intellectual, and Music.  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 Credit 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  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.  Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 , MATH 1110 , and PSY 2100 .

3. Program Requirements:

5. Additional Requirements

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.