Bachelor of Science Comprehensive Degree Plan: Sports Administration Emphasis

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
The Arts - General Education 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Life Sciences - General Education 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
REC 152 Introduction to Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration 3
REC 190 Applied Social Recreation 3
Physical Sciences - General Education 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
KIN 234 Sports Officiating 2
Total hours17

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
REC 200 Inclusion and Diversity in Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration 3
REC 211 Principles of Outdoor Recreation
or REC 311 Outdoor/Adventure Education
3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Approved activity hours by advisor 2
Total hours17

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
REC 328 Statistical Applications in Recreation, Sport and Park Administration 3
REC 390 Recreation Programming 3
KIN 218 Organization and Administration of Intramurals 2
BUS 135 Introduction to Business 3
KIN 286 Ethics and Diversity in American Sport 3
Approved activity hours by advisor 1
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
REC 406 Promoting Leisure Services 3
REC 410 Recreation Leadership Supervision 3
REC 302 Ecotourism 3
KIN 386 Social Basis of Physical Activity and Sport 3
REC 305 Meeting Planning 3
Total hours15

Summer following 3rd year

CoursesHours
REC 335 Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration Practicum 3
Total hours3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
REC 422 Recreation Facility and Area Management 3
REC 423 Administration of Recreation, Sport, and Park Agencies 3
REC 415 Risk Management for Recreation, Sport, and Park Agencies 3
REC 490 Orientation to Internship 1
REC 325 Leisure Education 3
KIN 485 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity 2
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
REC 491 Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration Internship 8-12
Total hours12
Degree plan last reviewed 09-19-2018.