Health and Recreation


The goals of the Health and Recreation major are to: 

  1. Facilitate opportunities for and provide an environment conducive to scholarly activity of the highest quality;
  2. Ensure that students receive the finest professional preparation and career development experiences in Health and Recreation;
  3. Prepare students for advanced studies in Health and Recreation; and
  4. Equip students with the skills to manage interactions between people and outdoor resources.

The major in Health and Recreation requires:

  • 50 hours of General Education courses
  • 15 hours of free electives which include one (1)  social science elective, fifteen (15) related course hours
  • A minimum of 42 semester hours of course work in Health and Recreation.  

A minimum of 122 hours is needed to graduate.