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Recreation/Parks Administration, A.A.

 

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The lower division courses for these three areas of concentration are basically the same. Therefore, we have listed them under a common heading in the program of study. The student is advised to check with Minnesota West-Worthington campus counseling staff for the exact requirements for the four-year college he/she intends to attend.

Recreation/Parks Administration majors may specialize in one of several areas of concentration. The area desired should be determined while in attendance at Minnesota West in order to meet the transfer requirements. Additional credits in business courses may be in order for some receiving colleges. The curriculum requirements below meet the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) requirements.


COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Composition I 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE** 9
BIOLOGY 3
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4
PHYSICS 3
MATH 3
Foundations of Health, Physical Education & Recreation 3
History of Physical Education & Sports 2
Drugs, Society and the Individual 3
Issues in the Environment OR 3
Environmental Politics OR 3
Intro to Physical Geography 4
Composition II 3
Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries I 3
Humanities Electives 9
TOTAL CREDITS 60


Notes:

STSK 1110 Freshman Seminar (1) credit is required.

Fulfill a minimum of 4 credits from two of the three areas.  HLTH 1101, CSCI 1102, or any Physical Education course.

** If either PSCI 2210 or GEOG 1101 is taken to meet Areas 5 and 10, deduct three credits from SOC SCI requirements.