This program is not currently accepting new students.

This certificate program emphasizes skills needed to work in a recreation positions such as the YMCA or Parks and Recreation Department. The curriculum focuses on areas such as leadership, program planning, communications and risk management. Students will understand the impact recreation and leisure has on the overall wellness of individuals participating in a recreation program.

This program is available days and evenings. This program is financial aid eligible. 

Recreation and Leisure Studies Certificate

Course NumberCourse TitleCLLABCR
DCOM 105CDigital Communications or303
XX xxxCRECR/SPTS Elective1-301-3
RECR 101CIntroduction to Recreation and Leisure Studies303
RECR 120CRecreation Program and Planning303
RECR 125CRisk Management in Recreation303
RECR 230CLeadership for Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services303
SPTS 220CSports and Recreation Communication303
SPTS 225CSports and Recreation Law303

CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
CR – Number of credit hours for the course

  • Adjunct Professor

    Maryanne Adams

    Hospitality and Tourism Management | Sport, Recreation and Tourism Studies
    Adjunct Professor

19-21 Credits Required


of students qualify for financial aid