|NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog|
|RECREATION AND PARKS|
|Associate in Applied Science Degree AN|
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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry level into the field of recreation and parks in both private and public agencies; provide those already employed in this field an opportunity to improve and upgrade their skills; and guide students who wish to transfer to a four- year institution in Recreation and Parks. Occupational objectives include recreation leader, assistant recreation supervisor, park ranger, assistant park manager, and park manager.
Recommended Preparation: Proficiency in high school English and background in basic arithmetic operations.
Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Recreation and Parks = 65-69.
To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.
1 Students may substitute a higher level math. Consult a faculty advisor to make the appropriate selection.
2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).
4 All courses in the RPK listing in this catalog will be considered approved recreation electives.
Last revised: Tuesday, Aug-13-2002 09:01