Minor in Recreation Administration

Units required for Minor: 21

Program Description

The Minor Programs in Non-Profit Administration and Recreation Administration are 21-unit programs designed for non-RPTA majors (RPTA majors cannot complete a minor program, and should see the link for RPTA Certificate Programs). The Minor in Recreation Administration is less-specific, and can be configured to support other undergraduate degrees at Sacramento State. 

All units must be taken in Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration. At least 12 units must be upper division, with at least 9 upper division units taken in residence. Minor students may enroll in department certificates (listed below) with advisor approval.  Courses in the certificate may overlap with minor requirements.  The minor must be completed for the certificate to be awarded. 

Minimum Grade Requirement

A grade of "C-" or better is required in all upper division courses applied to the minor. 

Program Requirements

Required Courses (12 Units)
Select one of the following courses:3
Recreation, Parks and Tourism in Contemporary Society
Recreation and Leisure Lifestyle Development
Perspectives On Leisure
Select three of the following courses:9
Leadership and Group Development
Recreation and Parks: Natural, Cultural, and Heritage Resources
Management in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Introduction to Inclusive Recreation and Recreation Therapy
Program and Event Planning in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Administration in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Electives (9 Units)
Select 9 units excluding the following: 19
Orientation to Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration
Senior Seminar
Computer Applications in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Research and Evaluation in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Partial Internship: Recreation and Park Management
Partial Internship: Recreation and Park Management
Recreation Therapy Internship
Internship: Recreation and Park Management
Co-Curricular Activities
Total Units21
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Minor electives in Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration must be chosen in conjunction with a minor advisor. Only one of RPTA 30,  RPTA 100 or RPTA 122 may be counted toward the minor. Minor electives may not include RPTA 1, RPTA 101, RPTA 109, RPTA 110, RPTA 195 series courses (B, C, D, or E), RPTA 198.  With minor advisor approval, up to 3 units of RPTA 199 may be applied to the minor.