Housed within the Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy, the Recreation Studies Program provides students with the opportunity to pursue careers in a variety of areas within the recreation and leisure service field. In addition to the Professional Program (core) curriculum, students select from two areas of concentration: Outdoor Recreation and Education and Recreation Management.

COAPRT Standard 7.01. - Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following entry-level knowledge: a) the nature and scope of the relevant park, recreation, tourism or related professions and their associated industries; b) techniques and processes used by professionals and workers in these industries; and c) the foundation of the profession in history, science and philosophy.
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COAPRT Standard 7.02. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate services that facilitate targeted human experiences and that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.
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COAPRT Standard 7.03. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate entry-level knowledge about operations and strategic management/administration in parks, recreation, tourism and/or related professions..
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