Like Fly Fishing? Consider a recreation degree.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, career opportunities are growing faster than average for graduates in Recreation Administration. Graduates may find employment opportunities in the following areas:
- Campus Recreation
- Commercial Recreation
- Environmental and Outdoor Education
- Military Recreation (MWR)
- Municipal Parks and Recreation
- National and State Parks
- Nonprofit Agencies
- Sport-Related Agencies
- Travel and Tourism
Program of Study
The major in Recreation Administration requires 48 hours and leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. In addition to core and elective courses in the major, all majors are required to complete a minimum of 150 pre-internship volunteer or paid contact hours in the field. The capstone experience of the degree is a 12 credit hour internship (480 hours).
To learn more about the Recreation Major, please visit: http://www.wku.edu/recreation/
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