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2018-2019 General Catalog

Parks and Recreation - BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

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  • For more information about Parks and Recreation, see the department website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3    PRP 2500: Outdoor Recreation Management  3   
PRP 1000: Introduction to Recreation Services   3     PRP 3000: Designing Recreation Experiences   3   
   3 or 4      3  
   3 Select 1 course from the list    3  
   3 Select 1 course from the list      
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Comments

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3    
PRP 3025: Techniques of Experiential Recreation   3     PRP 3050: Evaluation of Recreation Services (QI)   3    
PRP 3900: Diverse Populations   3        3  
Minor course(s) 4   Breadth Exploration course 3  
      Minor course(s) 3  
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

PRP 4250: Cooperative Work Experience   1-12   Enroll in 4 credits MSLE 3930: Tourism and Events Administration   3   
PRP 4400: Recreation and Park Facility Planning and Management  3    PRP 4100: History of Leisure (CI)  3   
PRP 4500: Management of Recreation Services   3     PRP 4550: Legal Issues and Risk Management of Recreation   3   
    3   PRP 4725: Senior Seminar (CI)   3   
Minor Course  3   Minor course(s) 3  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MSLE 3500: Fundamentals of Marketing   3     PRP 4750: Internship in Recreation Services   6   May be taken during summer semester instead
PRP 4700: Pre-Internship Seminar   1     Elective courses 7  
   3    
Minor courses   9  
Comments

 

Comments

The HPER Department offers a program of study leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Parks and Recreation. This program prepares students to become professionals in the areas of public, private, commercial and voluntary settings of parks and recreation. Graduates of the program will be capable of leading, programming, directing, planning, designing, managing, and administering parks and recreation programs. A 2.75 total GPA is required for graduation.

University Studies Requirements for Major

Students must complete the General Education Requirements  

Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements :

  • For most students, a course taken for the major will fulfill the Communications Intensive (CI) and Quantitative Intensive (QI) requirement
  • Complete at least 2 credits in approved 3000-level or above courses from each of the following two categories: Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) and Life and Physical Sciences (DSC). 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


II. Additional Requirement: Students must also complete a minor from an approved area outside the major


Minor:_____________________________________________                                                                                            

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