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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Recreation and Leisure Studies

Certificate Programs

Certificate in Administration of Campus Recreation and Student Service Programs

This certificate is for those looking to be Certified Recreation Sports Specialist through NIRSA. It will prepare them for the certification examination.
Students may only pursue the certificate program in combination with a CSULB degree program.


Twenty-four (24) units of core requirements including:

Take all of the following courses:

  • REC 321 Leadership in Rec and Leisure Studies (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • REC 322 Recreational Sports Supervision (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • REC 324 Campus Recreation Services (3)
    Prerequisites: Junior standing.
  • REC 325 Adv Program and Event Management (3)
    Prerequisites: REC 100 or 300; 141, 225, or consent of instructor.
  • REC 421 Supervisory and Administrative Practices (3)
    Prerequisite: REC 100 or 300; 141, 225, or consent of instructor.
  • REC 427 Legal Aspects of Leisure Services (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing.
  • REC 485 Field Work (3)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Take one (3 unit) evaluation course from the following:

  • REC 341 Eval and Research in Leisure Services (or equivalent) (3)
    Prerequisites: REC 100 or 300; REC 141, 225, or consent of instructor.

The remaining 6 units are electives which must be taken with approval of certificate advisor. These may include REC, KIN, HDEV, or HRM courses.

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