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Health Science and Recreation Department

BS - Recreation, Concentration in Recreation Management

Course Requirements

General Education Requirements48
Of the 51 units required by the university, 3 units may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.
American Institutions(6)
Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.
Physical Education2
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement(3)
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at
Preparation for the Major3
RECL 100W. Writing WorkshopZ3
Requirement of the Major67
Core Courses38
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 137. Recreation Risk & Financial Management3
RECL 157. Sustainable Recreation & Ecotourism3
RECL 160. Research and Evaluation in Recreation3
RECL 170A. Pre-Intern Workshop1
RECL 170B. Internship in Recreation10
Recreation Management Concentration15
RECL 097A. 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
Major Electives14
14 units of electives in consultation with academic advisor
up to 8 can be taken outside of Recreation - all must be approved by advisor

Total Units:120