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Recreation Management Minor

This minor focuses on the management of leisure services. Recreation management careers are broad-based and include event management, community park and recreation departments, non-profit administration, campus recreation, military recreation, camps, fitness facilities, golf and tennis operations, sports complexes, and many more. The minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours of coursework to complete and includes classes such as:  

  • Event planning for recreation services 
  • Marketing for recreation services 
  • Recreation programming 
  • Planning and operating recreation areas and facilities 
  • Recreation and leisure in society
  • Concepts and issues in recreation 

View the Course Catalog entry for detailed requirements and curriculum. 

Dr. Andrew Szolosi
Program Coordinator, Recreation Studies
The Patton College of Education
McCracken Hall 202L
Athens, Ohio 45701
740-597-1757
szolosi@ohio.edu