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Health Science and Recreation Department

BS - Recreation, Concentration in Recreation Management

University Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.

4-Year Program Roadmap

Students may find a roadmap for this program here. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Transfer Degrees (ADT) pathway roadmaps can be found here.

Health Science and Recreation International Experience Requirement

To satisfy the Health Science and Recreation Department international requirement, students must study abroad for at least nine days in an approved program (exemption from the study abroad portion of the requirement must be approved by the dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts based on compelling individual life experiences or physical limitations. A relevant cross-cultural experience in the U.S. will be substituted). Specific details can be found on the college website at http://www.sjsu.edu/chahs/international-experience/.


Course Requirements

University Graduation Requirements50
Core Lower Division General Education33
Of the 39 units required by the university, 6 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C-" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.
Upper Division General Education9
Of the 9 units required by the university, 0 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.
American Institutions6
The 6 units of American Institutions (US123) coursework shown below also fulfills GE Areas D2 and D3. Other courses meet the American Institutions requirement, but may not include additional GE areas. The American Studies (AMS 1A/B) and Humanities Honors (HUM 1A/B, 2A/B) programs both offer larger integrated packages that meet this requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.
Complete one sequence from:
African American Studies6
AFAM 002A. African Americans and the Development of America's History and GovernmentD23
AFAM 002B. African Americans and the Development of America's History and GovernmentD3+US1233
Asian American Studies6
AAS 033A. Asian Americans in U.S. History ID23
AAS 033B. Asian Americans in U.S. History IID3+US1233
U.S. History and Government6
HIST 015. Essentials of U.S. History D2+US13
POLS 015. Essentials of U.S. & California Government D3+US233
Chicana and Chicano Studies6
CCS 010A. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentD23
CCS 010B. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentD3+US1233
Physical Education2
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html.
A grade of C or better (C- not accepted) is required to meet graduation requirement.
Preparation for the Major6
HS 074. Healthy Communities3
RECL 100W. Writing WorkshopZ3
Requirements of the Major64
Core Courses32
RECL 090. Foundations of Recreation Parks & Tourism3
RECL 110. Leisure, Life and Contemporary Society3
RECL 112. Foundations of Recreation Therapy3
RECL 132. Recreation Program Planning3
RECL 135. Planning and Managing Rec Areas & Facil3
RECL 136. Principles of Recreation and Park Admin3
RECL 160. Evaluation and Research in Recreation3
RECL 170A. Pre-Intern Workshop1
RECL 170B. Internship in Recreation10
Recreation Management Concentration15
RECL 097. Event Planning3
RECL 150. For-Profit Enterprises in Recreation3
RECL 152. Non-Profit Leadership & Management3
RECL 155. Outdoor Recreation Systems3
RECL 156. Principles of Sustainable Travel and Tourism3
College International Experience0-3
In consultation with advisor, select an International Experience course that is followed by -ITL0-3
Major Electives14-17
17 units of electives in consultation with academic advisor
up to 5 can be taken outside of Recreation - all must be approved by advisor

Total Units:120