Community and Therapeutic Recreation

School of Health and Human Sciences


The Community Recreation and Event Planning concentration will prepare you to plan, implement, market, and manage  recreation programs and events in the public, non-profit, private, and for-profit sectors in recreation/leisure and health related industries. Career opportunities for our graduates include positions as an event planner, recreation center director, recreation program planner, aquatics director, park manager, youth and adult sports coordinator, campus recreation manager, sporting event planner, or owner of a commercial recreation business.

Courses include:

  • Leadership in Recreation and Parks
  • Community Recreation
  • Recreation Services with Underrepresented Groups
  • Management in Recreation and Parks
  • Meeting and Event Planning Management

Community Recreation and Event Planning Four-Year Plan

Admission information for the B.S. in Recreation and Parks Management degree program

Information on transferring classes to UNCG

Undergraduate Bulletin