The 33-credit hour campus recreation leadership track is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in campus recreation related fields. Students who complete the campus recreation leadership requirements are prepared to work at all levels of campus recreation, such as event management, operations, programming, facility management, as well as national governing bodies such as NIRSA. An internship is required in this program. A thesis option is available.

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Minimum Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

KIN 572. Facilities in Sport and Recreation Leadership (3 credit hours)

KIN 580. Human Resource Management and Development in Campus Recreation (3 credit hours)

KIN 581. Leadership in Recreation Professions (3 credit hours)

KIN 582. Programming and Operations in Campus Recreation (3 credit hours)

KIN 655. Research Techniques (3 credit hours)

KIN 673. Fiscal Management of Sport and Recreation Leadership (3 credit hours)

KIN 675. Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation Leadership (3 credit hours)

KIN 685. Internship in Sport and Recreation Leadership (3 credit hours)

PSYC 646. The American College Student (3 credit hours)

Schedule of Courses

Campus Recreation is a cohort program with entering students having the same schedule of classes except for possible electives. The schedule of classes is as follows, and students cannot deviate from the schedule unless the Director has pre-approved the change:

Even Start Year
Fall Semester (1)

KIN 581: Leadership (CORE)

KIN 655: Research (CORE)

PSYC 646: The American College Student

Spring Semester (1)

KIN 582: Programming

KIN 673: Fiscal (CORE)

KIN 673: Internship**

Fall Semester (2)

KIN 570: CRL Facilities & Operations

KIN 580: Human Resources (CORE)

Elective

Spring Semester (2)

KIN 675: Legal (CORE)

KIN 684: Groups & Teams

Odd Start Year
Fall Semester (1)

KIN 581: Leadership (CORE)

KIN 655: Research (CORE)

KIN 570: Facilities & Operations

Spring Semester (1)

KIN 673: Fiscal (CORE)

KIN 684: Groups & Teams

KIN 673: Internship**

Fall Semester (2)

KIN 580: Human Resources (CORE)

PSYC 646: The American College Student

Elective

Spring Semester (2)

KIN 582: Programming

KIN 675: Legal (CORE)

** KIN 685 Internship in Campus Recreation can be taken any semester including and after Spring 1.

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