B.S. Parks and Recreation Management Degree Plan

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

  • Minimum credit hours for graduation 120
  • Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences 55
  • Minimum credit hours in upper-division (3000/4000 courses) 40
  • Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses) in major completed at SWOSU 8
  • Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) 30
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework 2.00
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in major 2.00

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.
Courses that are recommended are in italics.

TOTAL HOURS 43 - 44

Composition 6

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

Mathematics 3

  • MATH 1143 Math Concepts
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra OR higher numbered math course

Computer Applications 2

  • COMSC 1022 Computer Information Access

Natural Sciences 8

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts (required)
  • SCI 1514 Concepts of Physical Science
  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry OR higher numbered chemistry course

Humanities Fine Arts 6

  • ART 1223 Art Survey
  • LIT 2413 Intro to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Intro to Music I
  • PHILO 1453 Intro to Philosophy
  • COMM 1313 Intro to Public Speaking

U.S. History Government 6

  • POLSC 1103 American Government Politics
  • HIST 1063 U.S. History

Economic International Studies 6

  • HIST 1033 World History
  • GEOG 1103 World Cultural Geography
  • ECONO 2263 Intro to Macroeconomics OR
  • ECONO 2363 Intro to Microeconomics

Behavioral, Social, & Cultural Studies 6 - 7

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology
  • SOCIO 1003 Intro to Sociology
  • ___4 World Languages
  • TECH 1223 Technology and Society
  • KINES 1133 Wellness Concepts & Exercise Appl

Parks and Recreation Management Major Code No. 168

Required Courses 32

  • PRM 2102 Foundations of Parks and Recreation
  • PRM 3663 Recreation Management
  • PRM 3702 Recreational Areas and Facilities Mngmt
  • PRM 4113 Risk Management in Recreation OR KINES 4063 Legal Aspects of Phys. Ed., Rec, & Athl
  • PRM 4163 Community Recreation
  • PRM 4663 Outdoor Recreation
  • NRM 4773 Natural Resource Recreation Management
  • PRM 4996 AND PRM 4997 Internship in Professional Recreation (Parks & Recreation – 520 hours)

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION (8-9 hours) - (Choose at least one)

Aquatics Specialization 8

  • KINES 2212 First Aid OR PRM 3133 Emergency Response
  • PRM 3161 Lifeguarding
  • PRM 3171 Lifeguard Instructor
  • PRM 3152 SCUBA
  • PRM 3262 Advanced SCUBA/SLAM

Fitness Specialization 9

  • KINES 2502 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injury
  • KINES 4234 Exercise Physiology Lecture and Lab
  • KINES 3443 Kinesiology and Anatomy

Outdoor Recreation Specialization 8-9

  • PRM 3432 Ropes Course Facilitation
  • PRM 3452 Advanced Ropes
  • PRM 3122 Wilderness First Aid
  • PRM 3113 Sailing, Canoeing, Hiking and Climbing
  • PRM 3132 Wilderness Survival

Parks and Wildlife Law Enforcement Specialization 8

  • PRM 3122 Wilderness First Aid
  • PRM 3133 Emergency Response
  • PRM 3161 Lifeguarding
  • PRM 3441 High Angle Rescue
  • NRM 4201 The Park Ranger
  • NRM 4211 Game and Fish Law
  • PRM 4221 Small Craft Safety
  • PRM 4231 Custody and Control
  • PRM 4241  Firearm Safety
  • NRM 4172 Natural Resource Law

Sport Management Specialization 8-9

  • KINES 2242 Sports Officiating
  • KINES 4052 Sociology of Sport
  • KINES 4122 Organization & Adm of Athletics
  • KINES 4222 Organization & Mngmt of Intramural Sports
  • PRM 4122 Recreation and Sports Management Law
  • PRM 4132 Recreation and Sports Employment Law
  • PRM 4142 Ethics in Recreation and Sports Mngmt
  • PRM 4152 Recreation and Sports Mngmnt Statistics
  • PRM 4502 Rodeo Management
  • PSYCH 4133 Psychology of Sports

Sport and Recreation Activity Specialization 8-9

  • KINES 1932 Tech Applied to Gym, Fitness and Aquatics
  • KINES 1942 Techniques Applied to Individual Sports
  • KINES 1952 Techniques Applied to Team Sports
  • PRM 3113 Sailing, Canoeing, Hiking and Climbing
  • PRM 3432 Ropes Course Facilitation

Wildland Fire Management Specialization 9

(1ST two courses required)

  • NRM 2103 Wildland Fire Mngmt
  • PRM 4322 Adv Wildland Fire Mngmt

 Choose from remaining courses to complete 9 hour requirement

  • NRM 2112 Adv Firefighting Methods
  • NRM 2132 Fireline Leadership & ICS
  • NRM 2122 Ignition Operations
  • NRM 4352 Wildland Fuel Reduction

Electives to bring total to 120


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