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Master of Science Degree in Recreation and Park Administration

                              MS Degree Curriculum
  Department of Recreation and Park Administration

Core – 18 hours

REC 801 -- Park, Recreation and Tourism Research Methods

REC 809 –- Advanced Study in Recreation

REC 825 –- Philosophy of Recreation and Leisure

REC 830 -- Outdoor Recreation in America

REC 840 –- Administrative Processes and Practices 

REC 850 –- Recreation and Tourism Marketing 

Possible Supporting Courses – 15 hours (selected by student & Graduate Director)

Therapeutic Recreation Concentration – Example Courses

REC 711 -- Therapeutic Recreation Practices and Services

REC 712 -- Management of Therapeutic Recreation

REC 870 –- REC Quality Assurance in TR

REC 871 –- REC Administration & Ethics in TR

HEA 816 –- Public Health Organization & Administration

ECO 770 –- Health Care Economics

POL 801 –- Administration, Ethics & Public Policy

Recreation & Resource Management Concentration – Example Courses

REC 716 –- Recreation and Park Interpretive Services

REC 730 –- Park Management

REC 830 -- Outdoor Recreation in America

BIO 785 –-  Wildlife Resource Policy & Admin

GEO 753 –- GIS Research Applications

MGT 821 –- Survey of Management

MKT 825 –- Survey of Marketing

*Thesis option (6 hours) available for all areas of emphasis

                             MS Degree Curriculum
                           Approved Elective Courses

Any Concentration Area

GBU 850 –- Legal, Ethical & Social Environment of Business

MGT 821 -– Survey of Management

MKT 825 –- Survey of Marketing

POL 765 –- Administrative Law

POL 801 –- Administration, Ethics & Public Policy

POL 875 –- Public Sector Organizations & Management

POL 876 –- Public Human Resources Management

POL 877 –- Public Finance Administration

STA 700 –- Applied Statistical Inference

Therapeutic Recreation Concentration

COU 802 –- Counseling Psychology

CDF 744 –- Early Childhood Development & Program Planning

CDF 747 –- Organization & Administration of Early Childhood Programs

ECO 770 –- Health Care Economics

HEA 794 –- Chemical Abuse & Dependency

HEA 816 –- Public Health Organization & Administration

OTS 810 –- Adaptive Life Skills

PHE 790 –- Disability Sport & Rehabilitation

PSY 837 –- Social Psychology & Cultural Diversity

PSY 857 –- Interventions with Children & Families

Recreation and Resource Management Concentration

BIO 785 –- Wildlife Resource Policy & Administration

ECO 780 –- Natural Resource & Environmental Economics

GEO 753 –- GIS Research Applications

HEA 798 –- Health Promotion Program Planning

PHE 723 –- Psychology of Sport & Coaching

PHE 835 –- Legal Issues in Sport

PHE 851 –- Equipment & Facilities in Physical Education

PHE 869 –- Organization & Administration of Athletics

POL 801 –- Administration, Ethics & Public Policy

POL 721 –- Contemporary International Relations

POL 733 –- Seminar in State & Local Politics

POL 845 –- Community Development

*see also Marine Sciences & Biological Sciences

For more information contact:
Dr. Jon C. McChesney
Department of Recreation and Park Administration
Begley 411
(859) 622-1835
jon.mcchesney@eku.edu

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