Parks and Recreation, Tourism Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

Students interested in the outdoors and ensuring the future of community park, recreation, and leisure activities should pursue a major in Parks & Recreation. Majors learn management skills specific to the operation and sustainability of outdoor spaces combined with natural and social sciences to develop and implement park services. Graduates find careers in municipal parks and recreation departments, resorts, federal land-management agencies, and more.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-A.

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AGEC-A Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Parks and Recreation, Tourism.
COURSES  
Intro to NonprofitNot Offered at MCCCD
Intro to TourismHRM 160
Leisure and the Quality of LifeREC 120
Leisure Delivery SystemsREC 210
Program PlanningREC 230
Public SpeakingCOM 225
Recreational LeadershipREC 250


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Parks and Recreation, Tourism
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State UniversityBSNonprofit Leadership & Management
none
Arizona State UniversityBSParks & Recreation Management
none
Arizona State UniversityBSTourism Development & Management
none
Northern Arizona UniversityBSParks & Recreation Management
None

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Be sure to meet with an Academic Advisor from Mesa Community College!