Apr 20, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

Recreation Management Minor

Minor code OR8109

Patton College of Education
Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy  
McCracken Hall 202
Athens, OH 45701


Andrew Szolosi, contact person

Program Overview

The Recreation Management minor prepares students for professional opportunities in the parks, recreation, and leisure services industry. Students minoring in Recreation Management complete coursework in the following content areas: recreation programming, planning and operating recreation areas and facilities, festival and special event operations, fundraising and sponsorship development, parks and protected areas management, among others. The minor is intended to complement other fields of study related to recreation management. Examples of complementary fields of study include Coaching, Sports Management, Hospitality Management, Business, Public Administration, Environmental Studies, and Fine Arts.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Recreation management professionals work in a variety of settings, including municipal, State and federal parks and recreation agencies, commercial recreation and tourism, non-profit recreation, campus recreation, festival and event planning, and more.