Minor in Recreation Administration
Units required for Minor: 21
The Minor in Recreation Administration is designed for students in other majors interested in learning about career areas within the recreation, parks, and tourism fields. Minor students may enroll in department certificates (see Recreation, Parks, and Tourism in catalog) with advisor approval. The minor must be completed for the certificate to be awarded.
The minor requires 21 units, all of which must be taken in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration. At least 12 units must be upper division, with at least 9 upper division units taken in residence at Sacramento State.
Minimum Grade Requirement
A grade of "C-" or better is required in all upper division courses applied to the minor.
|Required Courses (3 Units)|
|Select one of the following courses: 1||3|
|Recreation, Parks and Tourism in Contemporary Society|
|Recreation and Leisure Lifestyle Development|
|Perspectives On Leisure |
|Electives (18 Units)|
|Select 18 units from the following: 2, 3, 4, 5||18|
|Leadership and Group Development|
|Race, Class Gender and Leisure|
|The Outdoor Recreation Experience|
|Recreation and Parks: Natural, Cultural, and Heritage Resources|
|Management in Recreation, Parks and Tourism|
|Introduction to Inclusive Recreation and Recreation Therapy|
|Grant Writing for Leisure Organizations|
|Recreation Services for Diverse, Underserved and Underrepresented Populations|
|Community Sport Programming|
|Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR): Military Recreation Services|
|Program and Event Planning in Recreation, Parks and Tourism|
|Conference and Meeting Planning|
|Experiential Education in Outdoor Recreation Settings|
|Developing and Programming Adventure Experiences|
|Ecology Of Resource Areas|
|Visitor Management in Recreation Areas|
|Law Enforcement for Forest and Park Rangers|
|Management of Recreation Facilities|
|Leadership and Fundraising for Non-profit Organizations|
|Volunteer Management in Recreation, Parks and Tourism|
|Administration in Recreation, Parks and Tourism|
|Professional Organization Leadership|
|Foundations of Commercial Recreation|
|Travel And Tourism|
|Marketing Recreation Services|
|Advanced Seminar in Commercial Recreation Administration|
|California Wine and Agri-Tourism|
|Revenue Management for Hospitality|
Minor electives in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration must be chosen in conjunction with a minor advisor. Students are encouraged to follow the courses for one of the Certificate Programs as part of their 21 units.
Only one of RPTA 96B or RPTA 96C may be counted toward the minor.
Minor electives may not include RPTA 1, RPTA 21, RPTA 101, RPTA 102, RPTA 109, RPTA 110, RPTA 115, RPTA 116, RPTA 117, RPTA 118, RPTA 119, RPTA 195 series courses (B, C, D, or E), RPTA 198, or one-unit courses (e.g. RPTA 50 or RPTA 118).
With minor advisor approval, up to 3 units of RPTA 199 may be applied to the minor.