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Bachelor of Arts, Recreation and Sport Management

Administrator: Chair, Kinesiology Department

Requirements: 49-50 credits, including completion of core courses (34 credits) and one area of concentration (14-16 credits), 34 credits in Kinesiology of which 15 shall be numbered above 2999. All majors are required to pass fitness component tests as set forth by the Kinesiology Department.

Core courses:
BSNS3640. Principles of Management (3)
KINE1310. Introduction to Recreation and Kinesiology (3)
KINE2640. Kinesiology Majors Activity Laboratory (1) (4 credits required)
KINE2750. Outdoor Pursuits (2)
KINE2850. Camp Administration and Outdoor Education (2)
KINE2960. Field Experience in Kinesiology (1)
KINE3630. Corrective and Adaptive Physical Education (2)
KINE3640. Exercise Physiology (3)
KINE3650. Biomechanics (3)
KINE3960. Field Experience in Kinesiology/Recreation (1)
KINE4860. Recreation Management and Facilities Planning (3)
KINE4960a. Recreation and Sport Internship (3)
KINE4960b. Recreation and Sport Internship (3)
KINE4970. Senior Capstone (1)

All Recreation Sport Management majors must present evidence of successful completion of:

  • Current First Aid/CPR certification (American Red Cross preferred)
  • Completion of Lifeguard or Water Safety Instruction (WSI) certification
  • Successful completion of the Kinesiology Department Fitness Component Tests

Athletic Training Concentration

*This area of emphasis is not a NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) curriculum approved course of study. Students pursuing an Athletic Training emphasis are encouraged to consider an approved graduate degree program in athletic training in order to qualify to take the NATA certifying examination.

Select 15-16 credits from the following courses:
BIOL2010. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3); and,
BIOL2010L. Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory (1)
BIOL2030. Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3); and,
BIOL2030L. Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory (1)
KINE1960. Clinical Observation (1)
KINE2410. Introduction to Athletic Training and Physical Therapy with Laboratory (3)
KINE2430. Health Issues in Today's Society (3)
KINE2730. Nutrition Across the Lifespan (2)
KINE3440. Advanced Athletic Training (3)
KINE3600. Motor Development and Motor Learning (2)
KINE4560. Administration and Supervision of HPERD (3)

Kinesiology/Coaching Concentration

Select 14-16 credits from the following courses:
BIOL2010. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3); and,
BIOL2010L. Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory (1)
KINE2410. Introduction to Athletic Training and Physical Therapy with Laboratory (3)
KINE2730. Nutrition Across the Lifespan (2)
KINE3380. Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary Schools (2)
KINE3440. Advanced Athletic Training (3)
KINE3560. Psychology and Techniques of Coaching (3)
KINE3600. Motor Development and Motor Learning (2)
KINE4560. Administration and Supervision of HPERD (3)

Sport Management Concentration

Select 15 credits from the following courses:
ACCT2060. Financial Accounting (3)
BSNS2170. Computer Applications in Business (3)
BSNS3510. Principles of Marketing (3)
BSNS3530. Marketing Communications (3)
BSNS3650. Human Resource Management (3)
BSNS3810. Business Ethics (3)
BSNS4610. Entrepreneurship (3)
BSNS4670. Organizational Behavior (3)
ECON2410. Microeconomic Analysis (3)

Outdoor Recreation Concentration

Select 14-16 credits from the following courses:

Complete 4 credits from the following:
BIOL1040. Environmental Science (3); and,
BIOL1040L. Environmental Science Laboratory (1)
PHYS1060. Descriptive Astronomy (3) and,
PHYS1060L. Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory (1)
BIOL2320. Idaho Birds of Prey (4)
BIOL2300. Idaho Amphibians (4)

Complete 3 credits from the following:
KINE2700. Leadership in Outdoor Recreation (3)

Complete 4 credits from the following:
KINE2900A. Outdoor Skills - Land (2)
KINE2900B. Outdoor Skills - Water (2)
KINE2900C. Outdoor Skills - Snow (2)

Complete 3-5 credits from the following:
KINE1040. Outdoor Activities (1)
KINE1030. Climbing (1)
KINE1020. Skiing (downhill, snowboard, nordic) (1)
KINE1030. Archery/Riflery (1)
BSNS1110. Intro to Business (1)
PRTH1900. Introduction to Parachurch Ministry (2)
KINE4094. Special Topics in Kinesiology (1-4)
BSNS3960. Internship in Business (2-3)

Certifications: Complete 2 certifications from the list below or other certifications with department chair approval:
Wilderness First Aid
CPR/First Aid/AED Lifeguarding
Swift Water Rescue
American Mt. Guides Certification
NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) Certification
Leave No Trace