Recreation and Leisure Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in recreation studies prepares students for professional positions in a variety of recreation settings.  Specializations are designed to meet national certification standards with concentrations in  recreation administration. Students are required to complete the professional education sequence containing a common core of 36 credit hours, a professional specialization of 27 credit hours, plus additional supportive requirement of 15 credit hours.  A total of 120 credit hours are required.

Students must complete all required course work, both general and professional, with a minimum gpa of 2.5 before applying for their practicum experiences.

Prior to graduation, all recreation and leisure studies course work must be completed with a least a 2.5 overall gpa and no grade below “C-“.