Minor in Recreation Management

Units required for Minor: 15

Program Description

The Minor in Recreation Management is designed for non-RPTA majors interested in learning about career areas within the recreation field. This broad set of industries can lead to careers in experiential education, community sports (for youths, teens, and adults), outdoor leadership, campus recreation, activity programming, military recreation, intramural league programming, and adventure recreation. 

The minor requires 15 units, and must include at least 9 units of upper division coursework 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 (3 Units)
RPTA 30Recreation, Parks and Tourism in Contemporary Society3
Electives (12 Units)
Select 12 units from the following: 2, 3, 412
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
Introduction to Recreation Law
Management in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Introduction to Inclusive Recreation and Recreation Therapy
Leisure, the Individual, and Contemporary Society
Community Sport Programming
Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR): Military Recreation Services
Campus Recreation
Program and Event Planning in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Community Organization
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
Grant Writing for Social, Community and Human Service Organizations
Leadership and Fundraising for Non-profit Organizations
Volunteer Management in Nonprofit, Service, or Community Organizations
Administration in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Marketing Recreation Services
Total Units15