Bachelor of Science in Recreation
This degree program, founded in 1947, has a core accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association. All undergraduates complete this well-rounded set of core courses. Graduates completing these concentrations are eligible to apply for national and state certification. Graduates find employment with federal, state, county, and city recreation agencies/parks; college unions and student/campus activity centers; non-profit/volunteer agencies; armed forces; hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing facilities, schools; commercial, resort, camp and outdoor education recreation programs; theme parks and tourism enterprises; corporate training; and event planning/management.
The Bachelor's degree in Recreation is a nationally accredited program comprised of a core set of classes (38 units) and 23 units of approved major electives.
While the general recreation degree is the most flexible in terms of choosing related electives, students may instead elect to complete a more specialized course of study in one of our two approved concentrations within the B.S. Recreation Degree. Further information about the concentrations in Recreation Management or Recreation Therapy can be found on the links below.
Additional details are found in the HSR undergraduate student handbook [doc].To get started, check in with our Recreation Faculty & Staff Directory for directions on who to contact to set up an appointment. Whether you are transferring from another SJSU program, another University, or you're just beginning your studies here at SJSU we will guide and assist you in achieving your goals.