BS in Recreation and Sport Management
WHAT IS THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN Recreation and Sport Management?
This degree program develops in students the competencies in the areas of Recreation and Sport Management, based on an educated Christian philosophy and the belief that God created a time for activities outside the traditional work schedule. Furthermore, SWU graduates in this field will be strong and purpose-driven warriors for the Lord in helping others meet and grow in faith through sport and recreation positions.
WHAT DO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE Recreation and Sport Management PROGRAM DO?
Students in this program will learn to integrate faith in the field of recreation and sport and be in a position to take on challenging roles as interns and employees in college athletic programs, county and city recreation facilities, professional sports teams, sport-oriented venues, athletically related nonprofit organizations, gyms and fitness facilities, resorts, youth sports organizations, sports councils, parks, schools, and even equipment and apparel manufacturing firms. Additionally, you will be well equipped to enroll in graduate programs in the field.
IS THIS MAJOR RIGHT FOR YOU?
You might want to consider our Recreation and Sport Management major if you have a passion for recreation and sports and want to work in the field or if you have a desire to continue on to earn a graduate degree in programs such as sport management. If you eat, sleep, and breathe sports, this may be the right place for you; realizing, that the recreation and sports world is a place to have fun every day in your work, but it is also a labor intensive and highly sought after career field. If you are really engaged in making sports and recreation your life calling, then we can help you gain entry into this arena.
ABOUT OUR STUDENTS
In this program, students will receive hands-on student-to-professor contact, with live classroom instruction taught in a fun-filled, challenging, engaging environment. Often students will hear from guest speakers in the field and will travel outside the classroom in a truly experiential learning environment. They will receive multiple forms of instruction from professors who have worked in the field and will hear from some of the best experts in the state and the region in recreation and sports.
ABOUT OUR GRADUATES
Southern Wesleyan University Recreation and Sport Management majors join a confident group of growing alumni that are well equipped to enter graduate schools and career opportunities at the local, state, regional, and even the national and international levels.