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/fitness facilities (including arenas and stadiums)
  • Tourism promotion/planning agencies
  • Corporate employee recreation

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 armed services
  • YMCA/YWCAs and similar agencies
  • United Way agencies
  • Scouting organizations
  • University-affiliated units such as student unions, intramural, and alumni services
  • 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.

RPTM COCRC Recommended Academic Plan (UP)

RPTM COCRC Recommended Academic Plan (Other Campuses)