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Recreation Leadership and Management Minor MIN

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
RMLS 180 Rec Leadership-Supervision 3
RMLS 242 3
RMLS 348 Risk Mgmt for Leisure Services 2
Related Required Courses - 12 Credit Hours Required
RMLS 245 3
RMLS 294 Field Experince in Leisure Ser 3
* Prerequisites for RMLS 294 include RMLS 121, RMLS 180 and RMLS 242. The RMLS 180 is waived for the Resort Management majors to do the RMLS 294 as they are required to take MGMT 305.
RMLS 320 Lesi Serv Maintenance Mgmt 3
RMLS 345 3
RMLS 318 Ropes/Chall Course Fac. Skills 3
RMLS 340 3
RMLS 465 Tourism Planning-Development 3

Why Choose a Recreation Leadership and Management Minor?

The Recreation Leadership and Management minor is designed to enhance students who are seeking an understanding of recreation and leisure service programming and facility management. Courses will provide understanding and how to apply the leisure activity organizational skills as an enhancement to social services, commercial and tourism business, community educational setting or agencies who work with youth, families, or various age groups.

The minor incorporates development of leadership and group facilitation for programming and the management skills necessary to deliver recreational and leisure in a community setting or as part of a business operation.

Admissions Requirements

The Recreation Leadership and Management minor is open to any student admitted to Ferris State University and pursuing a baccalaureate degree. The minor is designed to complement any Ferris major program.

Graduation Requirements

The academic minor is only awarded upon completion of a baccalaureate degree at Ferris State University. The recreation leadership and management minor requires a minimum of 20 credits of course work in recreation, 8 credits are required and the remaining 12 can be selected from the listed courses for the minor.

More Information

Advisor: Dr. Susan Hastings-Bishop
Department of Leisure Studies and Wellness
Ferris State University
102 SRC
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2457 or 2681
Email: hastings@ferris.edu

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