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Parks and Recreation/Environmental Education 

 Resort Recreation and Hospitality Management (BS) 



Please note: This program has moved to the Department of Hospitality, Event Management, and Tourism in the College of Business, Information and Social Sciences. Please contact the department chair, Bruce Boliver, at 724-738-2600 or for information.

Travel! Adventure! Exciting Locations!

Don't just dream about it, live it!  Be a part of the dynamic and growing Resort, Recreation and Hospitality Management program option.

The professional preparation that Slippery Rock offers enables its students to meet challenges such as programming special events and meetings, planning recreation activities and programs for youth, teens, families, and conference groups and resolution of hotel/resort guest complaints. Classes in public relations, leadership, administration, and business supplement our students' marketability along with internships, which are available in many four-season resorts across the country.

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Major Requirements and Course Descriptions

Curriculum Guide

Featured Student:
Christine Kercell

Christine Kercell - Featured Student

Parks and Recreation Program Outcomes

  • Communication
  • Graphic & Technological Communication
  • Utilization of Professional Planning Tools and Instruments
  • Problem Solving
  • Facilities Evaluation & Management
  • Visitor Services
  • Leadership
  • Administration
  • Foundations
  • Programming
  • Recreation Resource Management
  • Practical Professional Experience
  • Diversity
  • Valuing Ethical Responsibility