Sport Management and Recreation Studies - Recreational Leadership (Bachelor of Science)

Students pursuing a concentration in Recreational Leadership must complete the following:

Course Title Credits
Pre-Professional Courses
HPE 109Concepts of Wellness3
HPE 232Sports Safety and First Aid Training2
SMR 221Foundations of Sport Management and Recreation (WI)3
SMR 271Recreational Games and Group Development Activities2
Degree Requirements
SMR 302Field Experience in Recreation and Youth Leadership3
SMR 340Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sport Management and Recreation3
SMR 355Principles of Finance in Sport Management and Recreation3
SMR 450Sport and Recreation Facility Management3
SMR 476Sport Management and Recreation Marketing3
SMR 486Sport Management and Recreation Promotion and Event Planning3
SMR 490Sport Management and Recreation Administration (WI)3
SMR 492Internship in Sport Management and Recreation6
Recreation Concentration
SMR 310Camping and Outdoor Education3
SMR 311Recreation for the Aged3
SMR 312Organization and Administration of Camp Programming3
SMR 360Challenge Course Programs and Management3
SMR 420Youth Development Leadership3
Select six hours of recreation electives from the following:6
Outdoor Pursuits Expedition Field Seminar
Youth Sports Program
Field Experience in Recreation and Youth Leadership
Sports Officiating I
Sports Officiating II
Industry Management
Activity Courses
Select three hours of activity courses3
Minor Courses and General Electives
Select eighteen to twenty-four hours of minor courses and general electives with the approval of advisor18-24

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
MS 110 Finite Mathematics 3
History/Social/Behavioral Science 3
HPE 109 Concepts of Wellness 3
STU 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours15
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
EH 141 Oral Communication 3
Natural Science 4
History/Social/Behavioral Science 3
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Natural Science 4
History/Social/Behavioral Science 3
SMR 221 Foundations of Sport Management and Recreation (WI) 3
 Hours13
Spring
History/Social/Behavioral Science 3
SMR 271 Recreational Games and Group Development Activities 2
HPE 232 Sports Safety and First Aid Training 2
Minor Electives 9
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
SMR 302 Field Experience in Recreation and Youth Leadership 3
SMR 310 Camping and Outdoor Education 3
SMR 355 Principles of Finance in Sport Management and Recreation 3
SMR 420 Youth Development Leadership 3
SMR 486 Sport Management and Recreation Promotion and Event Planning 3
 Hours15
Spring
SMR 311 Recreation for the Aged 3
SMR 312 Organization and Administration of Camp Programming 3
SMR 340 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sport Management and Recreation 3
SMR 360 Challenge Course Programs and Management 3
SMR 476 Sport Management and Recreation Marketing 3
Activity Course 2
 Hours17
Senior
Fall
SMR 450 Sport and Recreation Facility Management 3
SMR 490 Sport Management and Recreation Administration (WI) 3
Recreation Electives 3
Activity Course 1
Minor Electives 6
 Hours16
Spring
SMR 492 Internship in Sport Management and Recreation 6
Recreation Electives 3
Minor Electives 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours120