|NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog|
|RECREATION AND PARKS|
|Associate in Applied Science Degree||AN|
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Purpose: The curriculum is designed with three purposes:
To prepare students for entry level into the field of recreation and parks in both private and public agencies.
To provide those already employed in this field an opportunity to improve and upgrade their skills.
To guide students who wish to transfer to a 4-year institution in Recreation and Parks. The occupational objectives include: recreation leader, assistant recreation supervisor, park ranger, assistant park manager, 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.
1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
2 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).
3 All courses in the RPK listing in this catalog will be considered approved recreation electives.
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