Bachelor in Sport and Recreation Management

General

Program Description

The Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Studies (BSRS) consists of 120 credit hours of study (or 7 full-time semesters of 5 classes each plus one semester of Fieldwork) in one of the following majors:

Sport and Recreation Management (SRM)

In Sport and Recreation Management you will develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the importance of recreational and leisure pursuits to a healthy, active and balanced lifestyle. You will also learn about the administration of sport at the local, provincial and national levels. If the combination of business and sport sounds appealing, then the Sport and Recreation Management major is for you.

Therapeutic Recreation (THRC)

Therapeutic Recreation uses a thorough understanding of recreation and leisure theory to elicit changes in functioning. Completion of this major will guarantee eligibility to write the exams through NCTRC (National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification) to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

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Program Description

Blend your passion for sports and administration into an exciting career in Sport and Recreation Management. This program will give you a solid business foundation, with a focus on the application to sport and recreation events or organizations.

Sample Courses

Venue and Event Management, Applied Sport and Marketing and Sponsorship Development, Introduction to Marketing, Introduction to Financial Accounting.

Career Opportunities

Graduates pursue careers as facility operations managers, marketing/public relations directors, recreation program coordinators and executive directors of sport governing bodies.

Last updated May 2020

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