The Certificate in Employee Services and Recreation

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 41 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

The National Employee Services and Recreation Association has approved the following program and will award a certificate in employee services and recreation to students who successfully complete:

Core Requirements: 26 units

10 courses required:

RECR 185 Camp Management and Outdoor Leadership 3.0 FS
RECR 187 Outdoor Leadership Practicum 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 185, or faculty permission.
RECR 200 Foundations of Leisure and Recreation 3.0 FS
RECR 220 Foundations of Programming 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 200 or faculty permission.
RECR 260 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusive Recreation 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 200 or faculty permission.
RECR 301 Leadership and Supervision in Recreation 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 200, or faculty permission.
RECR 323 Special Event Planning and Operations 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 200, RECR 220, or faculty permission.
RECR 399 Special Problems 1.0 -3.0 FS

RECR 399 must be taken for a minimum of 1 unit.

RECR 400 Management of Recreation and Parks 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, successful completion of computer literacy requirement, RECR 200, RECR 301; one course chosen from RECR 220, RECR 240, RECR 250, or RECR 260; senior standing.
RECR 489 Direct Fieldwork 1.0 -6.0 FS
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Directed fieldwork experience with the Campus Wellness Center.

Certificate Selection Requirements: 6 units

2 courses selected from:

RECR 240 Outdoor Recreation Systems 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 200, or faculty permission.
RECR 420 Recreation Budgeting and Finance Management 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 200; one course chosen from RECR 220, RECR 240, RECR 250, or RECR 260; successful completion of computer literacy requirement; or faculty permission.
RECR 422 Leisure Services Promotion 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Successful completion of computer literacy requirement, or faculty permission.
RECR 464 Therapeutic Recreation Techniques 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 260 or faculty permission.
RECR 466 Program Management in Therapeutic Recreation 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 260; RECR 462; RECR 464; or faculty permission.

Certificate Electives: 9 units

9 units selected from:

BLAW 190 Understanding the Law 3.0 SP *
BLAW 413 Employment Law 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: At least junior standing.
CDES 101 Introduction to Communication 3.0 FS

This course is also offered as JOUR 101.

MGMT 300 Communication in Business 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
MGMT 303 Survey of Management 3.0 FS
MKTG 305 Survey of Marketing 3.0 FS
MKTG 478 Service Marketing 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MKTG 371.
KINE 323 Physiology of Exercise 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.
RECR 240 Outdoor Recreation Systems 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 200, or faculty permission.
RECR 270 Commercial Recreation and Tourism 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 200; concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 220, RECR 240, RECR 250, or RECR 260, or faculty permission.
RECR 399 Special Problems 1.0 -3.0 FS
RECR 428 Recreation Law and Legal Principles 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 200; concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 220, RECR 240, RECR 250, or RECR 260; or faculty permission.
RECR 466 Program Management in Therapeutic Recreation 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 260; RECR 462; RECR 464; or faculty permission.
RECR 489 Direct Fieldwork 1.0 -6.0 FS
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
RECR 524 Commercial Recreation Operation 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: RECR 200, RECR 420, RECR 422, one course chosen from RECR 220, RECR 240, RECR 250, or RECR 260; successful completion of computer literacy requirement, or faculty permission.
SOCI 363 Sociology of Human Stress 3.0 FS *