Recreation Management

Description
The concentration in recreation management introduces students to community recreation programming and planning for a variety of populations. Students from such various disciplines including business, education, nursing, public affairs, social work, and many others might find this program a beneficial supplement to their existing program.

Requirements

  • A total of 18 credit hours must be completed to finish the concentration area, including 12 upper division hours.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Must be a junior to take 400-level course.
  • PRM 304 is only offered in fall sessions.
  • PRM 401 is only offered in spring sessions.

Core 6 Hours
Choose core courses from the following:

PRM 120 Leisure and Quality of Life, SB (3) (Required)

PRM 203 Program Planning, L (3) (Credit is allowed for only CSM 203 or PRM 203)

PRM 304 Recreation Planning and Facility Development (3) (Prerequisites: Min 2.50 cum GPA; min 45 hours; MAT 142 or better; PRM 210 (or NLM 210, TDM 210) with C or better) (offered in fall session only)

PRM 401 Management of Parks and Recreation Services (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 142 or higher with D or better; 2.50 cum GPA or higher; 45 hours or more; ENG 102 and PRM 304 with C or better) (offered in spring session only)

Electives 12 Hours Required
Choose elective courses from the following:

NLM 310 Volunteer Management (3)

CRD 210 Community Services and Professions (3) (Prerequisite: NLM 160 or PRM 120 pre-or co-requisite (with C or better if completed); Credit for NLM, TDM or PRM 210)

CRD 302 Inclusive Community Development, C (3) (Prerequisites: ENG 102; MAT 142; NLM 160 (or PRM 120) with a C or better; 2.50 GPA; 45 semester hours. Students who have credit for NLM 302 or TDM 302 may not enroll in TDM 302)

PRM 315 Community Recreation Systems (3) (Prerequisites: PRM/REC 120 with a grade of C or greater)

PRM 364 Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation, SB (3)

PRM 368 Sports Management (3)

PRM 370 Natural Resource Recreation Planning and Management (3) (Prerequisite: Must have 45 or more earned hours)

PRM 402 Assessment and Evaluation of Community Services (3) (Pre-or Co-requisites: TDM 401 or PRM 401 or NLM 410 with C or better. Students who have credit for PRM 402, or NLM 402, may not enroll in TDM 402)

PRM 451 Grant Writing (3) (Credit is allowed for only NLM 451, 565 or PRM 451)

PRM 470 Environmental Interpretation and Education (3)

PRM 475 / TDM 475 Entrepreneurial Recreation and Tourism (3) (Prerequisites: PRM/REC 120 with C or better)

PRM 487 Advanced Special Events Management (3) (PRM 145 or PRM 486 with C or better)

PRM 494 Special Topics (3)

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

PPPRMEMPH

College/School

College/School

Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact