Recreation Management Minor

The recreation industry is a broad field including festival and event planning, non-profit administration, travel and tourism, sport, municipal recreation, and outdoor recreation. This industry is experiencing worldwide growth which is opening up tremendous workforce opportunities. The primary goal of the recreation management minor is to provide a basic understanding of the recreation industry and the variety of careers associated with this industry for students interested in staying on their existing academic pathway. The required core course for this minor, RMP 490 Recreation & Tourism in Society, provides a comprehensive overview of the recreation industry. Students will select four additional elective courses from a list of offerings that lend themselves to specific areas of knowledge and interest. In total, five courses (18-20 credits) will be required to complete this minor.

The minor requires students to complete 18-20 credits.

Required Course
RMP 490Recreation & Tourism in Society4
Electives
Select 4 courses from the following:
RMP 501Recreation Services for Individuals with Disabilities4
RMP 557Program and Event Design4
RMP 560Recreational Sport Management4
RMP 603New Hampshire Ski Industry Management4
RMP 668Youth Culture and Programs4
RMP 670Venue Management Design & Operations4
RMP 680Festival and Event Planning4
RMP 711Recreation Resource Management4
RMP 720Adaptive Sport Facilitation for Recreation Therapy and Related Professions4
RMP 775Entrepreneurial and Commercial Recreation4
RMP 780Event and Experience Design4
LAP 501Lifetime Activity Program (may be repeated for up to 4 credits)2
Suggested Areas of Emphasis (for 4 Electives)
Event Planning
RMP 557Program and Event Design4
RMP 670Venue Management Design & Operations4
RMP 680Festival and Event Planning4
RMP 780Event and Experience Design4
Community Recreation & Sport
RMP 501Recreation Services for Individuals with Disabilities4
RMP 557Program and Event Design4
RMP 560Recreational Sport Management4
RMP 668Youth Culture and Programs4
Commercial Recreation
RMP 603New Hampshire Ski Industry Management4
RMP 670Venue Management Design & Operations4
RMP 711Recreation Resource Management4
RMP 775Entrepreneurial and Commercial Recreation4