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Recreation and Sport Management Major

Recreation and Sport Management

 

Prepare for a career in sports management, recreation, or sports promotion with this degree from EMU. If you love sports and recreation and want to provide opportunities for others to enjoy sports too, this is the right degree for you. 

As a collaboration between our health and physical education program and our business department you will learn the business of sports management as well as the necessary skills for leadership in recreational programs.

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Curriculum

The recreation and sport management major consists of the following courses for a total of 42 SH:

  • BUAD 101 Business at EMU - 3  
  • BUAD 221 Principles of Management - 3  
  • CIS 211 Spreadsheet and Data Management - 1  
  • LEAD 300 Leadership Theory and Practice - 3  
  • PE 301 Adapted Physical Education - 3  
  • PE 302 Motor Learning - 2  
  • PXD 341 Mediation and Facilitation - 3  
  • RSM 101 Introduction to Health, Physical Education and Recreation - 3  
  • RSM 211 Sophomore Practicum - 1  
  • RSM 305 Risk Management in Recreation and Sport - 3  
  • *RSM 309 Recreation and Sport Program and Event Planning - 3  
  • *RSM 402 Facility Design and Supervision - 2  
  • RSM 405 Recreation and Sport Administration - 3  
  • +RSM 411 Senior Internship - 4  
  • PEG 118 Lifeguarding (or satisfied by outside certification)   OR HE 201 First Aid (or satisfied by outside certification) - 1  

+ RSM Senior Internship may be satisfied with WCSC internship; requires senior standing

Choose two of the following courses:

  • *PEM 141 Teaching Individual Sports - 2  
  • *PEM 142 Teaching Team Sports - 2  
  • PEM 143 Fitness, Conditioning and Strength Training - 2  
  • *PEM 144 Experiential Education and Recreational Games - 2 
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