B.S. in RPTM - Commercial and Community Recreation Management Option
This option focuses on management in the private/commercial, nonprofit, and public sectors of recreation/leisure services. The private/commercial focus will be of interest to students seeking careers in a variety of commercial settings, including resorts, theme parks, convention centers, sports and fitness facilities (including arenas and stadiums), tourism promotion/planning agencies and employee recreation departments within corporations. For those interested in careers within the public and nonprofit sectors, this option prepares students for positions within municipal, state and federal government agencies; recreation divisions of the armed services; YMCA/YWCAs and similar agencies; United Way agencies; scouting organizations; university-affiliated units such as student unions, intramural and alumni services; and other nonprofit organizations.
Recommended Academic Plan
Semester-by-semester academic plans recommend in table form the courses students might schedule each semester as they pursue a particular degree.
The plans: Identify normal academic progress, course offerings, and recommended course sequencing; Assist students and advisers in planning academic schedules, registrars and departments in planning course offerings, and registrars and deans in determining when students should change campus; Help students to anticipate the academic workload and courses needed to earn a degree, and to schedule appropriate prerequisites; Serve as tools to help advisers learn the curriculum.
Semester scheduling recommendations for all baccalaureate majors can also be found in the University Bulletin.