California State University, Long Beach                                                             Policy Statement

                                                                                                                                April 26, 2001

Certificate Program in Administration of
Campus Recreation and Student Service Programs (code 1-1151)

This new certificate was approved by the Academic Senate on February 8, 2001
and approved by the President on March 28, 2001.

Campus Recreation and Student Services is a growing field in elementary, secondary and higher education, as it relates to the co-curricular programs offered in support of the educational program, both in public and private institutions. The Certificate will enhance professional development in Student Services such as Student Activities, Student Leadership Development, Residential Life, Student Community Service Volunteer Programs, and Intramurals and Recreational Sports; and in Campus Services such as Conferences, Scheduling, Event Planning, and Alumni Relations. For those looking to become a Certified Recreation Sports Specialist through NIRSA, the courses will prepare them for the certification examination.

Twenty-four (24) units of core requirements including: REC 321, 322, 324, 325, 421, 427, 484; and one (3 unit) evaluation course: REC 441 or equivalent. The remaining six (6) units are electives which must be taken with approval of the advisor of the certificate program. These may include REC, KPE, HDEV, or HRM courses.

EFFECTIVE: Fall 2001

         Code: 1-1151
         College: 15
         Career: UG