Nov 30, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Recreation Management, Outdoor Experiential Education, BS


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Program Code: 574*/574F Interim Department Chair: Dr. Ben Sibley
CIP Code 31.0301 828-262-6300   sibleyba@appstate.edu
Non-Teaching Program Director: Dr. Daniel Theriault
  828-262-4989  theriaultds@appstate.edu
  rmpe.appstate.edu

Semester One [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)       First Year Writing
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)       First Year Seminar
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies
Gen Ed Science Inquiry (4)      
Gen Ed Wellness Literacy (2)      

 

Semester Two [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 2100 - Leisure in Society (3) [GenEd: SS]     Yes Counts as Gen Ed Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning
Gen Ed Science Inquiry (4)      
Gen Ed Quantitative Literacy (4)      

 

Semester Three [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 2120 - Leadership and Group Dynamics in Recreation (3)     Yes  
RM 2310 - Introduction to Administration of Recreation (3)   C Yes  
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)       Sophomore Writing
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies

 

Semester Four [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 2210 - Recreation Site and Facility Management (3)     Yes  
RM 2410 - Recreation Program Planning (3)   C Yes  
Required Minor Course (3)      
Gen Ed (3)     Completes Gen Ed Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Completes Gen Ed Integrative Learning

 

Semester Five [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 2220 - Principles of Outdoor Experiential Education (3)     Yes  
RM 3210 - Inclusive Recreation (3)     Yes  
RM 3315 - Career Development in Leisure Services and Recreation (1)   C Yes  
Required Minor Course (3)      
Required Minor Course (3)      

 

Semester Six [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 3154 - Outdoor Experiential Education Laboratory (3)     Yes  
RM 3561 - Leisure Services Promotions (3)      Yes  
RM OEE Elective (3)   Yes Choose from: RM 3140 , RM 3155 , RM 3630 , or other with approval from RM Advisor
Required Minor Course (3)      
Free Elective (1)      

 

Summer [8 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 4900 - Internship (8-12)   S Yes  

 

Semester Seven [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 4110 - Evaluation in Recreation and Leisure Service Management (3)     Yes  
RM 4140 - Outdoor Leadership (3)  or RM 3157 - Environmental Education Skills (3)     Yes  
RM OEE Elective (2)   Yes Choose from RM 3151 , RM 3152 , RM 3153 , or other with approval from RM Advisor
Required Minor Course (3)      
Free Elective (3)      

 

Semester Eight [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RM 3610 - Financial and Risk Management in Recreation (3) [WID]       Yes Writin in the Descipline
RM 4210 - Senior Seminar (2) [CAP]   C Yes Capstone
RM OEE Elective (2)   Yes Choose from RM 3151 , RM 3152 , RM 3153 , or other with approval from RM Advisor
Required Minor Course (3)      
Free Elective (3)      

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing Minimum Major GPA Minimum Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001   2.0 2.0

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3  
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines
Science Inquiry  
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


  • R M OEE GPA requirements: 2.0 cumulative GPA required for declaration and 2.0 cumulative GPA required for graduation. There are no GPA retention requirements. The Beaver College of Health Sciences requires a minimum 2.0 major GPA for graduation.
  • R M OEE grade requirements: All RM OEE majors must earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in the following courses: RM 2310 , RM 2410 , RM 3315 , and RM 4210 .
  • A minor with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for this major.
  • 18 s.h. in major and 9 s.h. in minor must be at App State.
  • 25% of the degree hours must be in residency at App State.
  • As stated in the catalog, the final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements remains with the student.

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