Minor in Recreation Administration

Units required for Minor: 21

Program Description

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. 

Program Requirements

Required Courses (3 Units)
Select one of the following courses: 13
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, 518
Leadership and Group Development
Race, Class Gender and Leisure
The Outdoor Recreation Experience
Recreation and Parks: Natural, Cultural, and Heritage Resources
Budgeting for Recreation Services
Management in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Introduction to Inclusive Recreation and Recreation Therapy
Grant Writing for Leisure Organizations
RPTA 121
Recreation Services for Diverse, Underserved and Underrepresented Populations
Community Sport Programming
Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR): Military Recreation Services
Campus Recreation
Program and Event Planning in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Community Organization
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
Environmental Interpretation
Management of Recreation Facilities
RPTA 160
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
Hospitality Administration
Advanced Seminar in Commercial Recreation Administration
California Wine and Agri-Tourism
Revenue Management for Hospitality
Total Units21