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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

Recreation Programming & Administration
Career Studies Certificate AN

Purpose: This program is designed to prepare students who work in the recreation, parks and leisure studies industry to develop leadership, program planning, and management knowledge and skills.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
RPK 100 Intro to Recreation, Parks, & Leisure Studies 3
RPK 135 Program Planning 3
RPK 141 Leadership & Supervision 3
RPK 265 Risk Management 3
Total   15
2nd Semester
RPK 146 Recreation Facilities Management & Design 3
RPK 201 Recreation & Parks Management 3
RPK 255 Leisure Services for Persons with Disabilities 3
1RPK Electives 5
Total   14
Total credits for the Recreation Programming and Administration Career Studies Certificate=29

All first time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

1 Any RPK courses listed in this catalog are considered approved Recreation electives.