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College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012

The Recreation Management minor prepares students for capable recreation program management in community recreation, youth development, inclusive recreation, campus recreation and wellness centers, adventure centers, corporate recreation and fitness programs, military recreation, senior centers, youth sports, camps and non-profit organizations such as the YMCA and YWCA. The program provides students with knowledge, skills and abilities through coursework and hands-on, field-based experiences.

Admission Requirement: minimum 2.250 GPA is required to declare this minor.

Graduation Requirement: minimum 2.250 GPA in minor is required.

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity-Domestic; DG Diversity-Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits
Core Courses  
  RPTM 16000 Foundations of Recreation and Leisure 3
  RPTM 26030 Recreation Group Leadership 3
DD RPTM 36040 Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Leisure Services 3
  RPTM 36075 Program Design and Evaluation 3
Experiential Education  
ELR RPTM 36192 Practicum in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management 1
  Guided electives selected from RPTM courses 6

Related Minors:

  • Park Management minor
  • Tourism Management minor