Athletics and fitness play a major role in society today. Whether you’re working for a parks and recreation department, at a commercial fitness business or with a professional sports team, you’ll need competencies in marketing, leadership and project management. If you are energetic, enjoy promotions and love being around sports and fitness activities, this may be the path for you.

For more information, download a printable factsheet.

Mission Statement

The mission of the sport and recreation program is to develop a community of learners through quality education that integrates theory, practice, and personal growth in the hospitality, sport and recreation industries.

We are dedicated to the development of future leaders in sport and management professions through a course of study that maximizes the potential of individuals and society.

Sport and recreation management is committed to providing:

  • An outstanding undergraduate program based on the criteria of relevant professional associations, which will enable graduates to be successful in their professional endeavors.
  • A program that builds upon the strong liberal studies background provided through General Education.
  • The opportunities that challenge students to think critically, to use technology and to appreciate the global community.
  • The research and development projects that push back the boundaries of knowledge and promote effective practice in sport and recreation management.

The B.S. degree in Sport and Recreation Management (SRM) requires a minimum of 120 credit hours of undergraduate course work.

View degree and major requirements in the catalog.

Course Descriptions

You can find links to course descriptions in the program page in the catalog.

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