Recreation and Camp Management

Why Recreation and Camp Management?

The Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Recreation and Camp Management is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares the student to plan, direct, and administer church-based or community programs in recreation and camp management.

Recreation and Camp Management Requirements – 72 semester hours

The following courses are required for the Recreation and Camp Management major:

Business Administration:
ACCT 2305 – Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2306 – Principles of Accounting II
FINA 3309 – Financial Management
MKTG 3312 – Principles of Marketing
MGMT 3304 – Principles of Management
MGMT 3324 – Human Resource Management

Education/Social Sciences:
CTED 4316 - The Adult Learner
*EDUC 2307 - Child and Adolescent Development
PSYC 4318 - Introduction to Counseling
Three hours from:
EDUC 3313 - Educating Students from Diverse Populations
SOCI 3320 - Cultural Diversity

Exercise and Sport Science:
EXSS 1301 – Foundations of Physical Education and Sports
EXSS 2304 – Safety and First Aid
EXSS 3310 – Recreational Leadership
EXSS 4310 – Outdoor Education
EXSS 4311 – Outdoor Adventure Activities
Three additional one-hour activity courses beyond the general
education requirements: recommended courses include

EXSS 1103 - Recreational Shooting
EXSS 1105 - Swimming
EXSS 1106 - Golf
EXSS 1123 - Cycling
EXSS 1128 - Racket Sports

Religion/Religious Education:
RLED/RLGN 3309 - Spiritual Formation
RLGN 4302 - Christian Theology
RLGN 4314 - Biblical Interpretation
RLED/RLGN 4361 - Supervised Ministry (Christian camp internship)
Six hours from:
RLED 3315 - Preschool and Children's Ministries in Church
RLED 3319 - Youth Ministry in the Church
RLED 3325 - Adult Ministry in the Church

Fine Arts:
Select six hours from the following three courses:
     *ART. 2301 – Visual Arts Applied Methods and Skills
     *MUSI 2314 – Music Skills for Classroom Teachers
     THEA 2307 – Acting I

* Nine hours are part of the general education core curriculum.