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RPTM students in the Commercial Recreation and Tourism Management (CRTM), Community Recreation Management (CMRMG) and the Outdoor Recreation Management (OUTRC) options are required to complete 3 to 18 credits of supporting courses to complete the requirements for their degree. Each of the options has a distinct list of courses as indicated below. The courses are selected by RPTM faculty from each area of specialization. Use these courses to enhance your skills and focus your career direction.

Commercial Recreation and Tourism Management icon-olus-circle

A ED 211: Interpreting Art Experience: Social and Behavioral Perspectives

ACCTG 211: Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making

AAA S 103: 103 Racism and Sexism

AM ST 100 (GH) N/A @ UP Introduction to American Studies

ANTH 001 (GS): Introduction to Anthropology

ANTH 045 (GS, GI): Cultural Anthropology

ART 002 (GA): Interactive Learning and Web-Design

B A 250*: Small Business Management

BA 301: Finance overview

BA 303: Marketing overview

BA 304: Management overview

B A 322* N/A @ UP: Negotiation Skills for Business Professionals

BB H 101 (GHA): Introduction to Biobehavioral Health

B LAW 243*: Legal Environment of Business

CAS 203 (GS): Interpersonal Communication

CAS 222: Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement

CAS 250: Small Group Communication

CED 152*: Community Development Concepts and Practice

CED 230*: Development Issues in the Global Context

CED 430*: Principles of Community Economic Development

CED 452*: Rural Organizations

CIVCM 211/YFE 211: Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement

COMM 100 (GS): The Mass Media and Society

COMM 118 (GS): Introduction to Media Effects

COMM 120: Advertising and Society

COMM 170: Introduction to the Sports Industry

COMM 320*: Introduction to Advertising

COMM 370*: Public Relations

CMLIT 107: Exploration, Travel, Migration, and Exile

ECON 102 (GS): Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy

ECON 104 (GS): Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

ECON 014 (GS) N/A @ UP: Principles of Economics

GEOG 020 (GS): Human Geography: An Introduction

GEOG 030 (GS): Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems

GEOG 040 (GS, GI) N/A @ UP: World Regional Geography

GEOG 103 (GS, DF): Geography of Developing World

GEOG 120 (GS): Urban Geography: A Global Perspective

GEOG 121 (GS): Integrating GPS and GIS

GEOG 124 (GS): Elements of Cultural Geography

GEOG 128 N/A @ UP: Geography of International Affairs

HM 271*: Introduction to Hospitality Technology

HRIM 301*: Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Purchasing and Cost Control

HM 318*: Club Management and Operations

H M 335*: Hospitality Financial Accounting

HM 355*: Legal Aspects of the Hospitality Industry

HM 336*: Hospitality Managerial Accounting

HM 350*: Hospitality Decision Making and Information Systems

HM 365*: Organizational Behavior in the Hospitality Industry

HM 380: Hotel Management

HM 384: Introduction to Meeting and Event Planning

HM 386*: Introduction to the Gaming and Casino Industry

HM 397A: Special Topics

HM 442*: Hospitality Marketing

HM 443* Sales Planning and Advertising for Hospitality Operations

HM 466*: Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry

HD FS 129 (GS): Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

HD FS 229 (GS): Infant and Child Development

HD FS 239 (GS): Adolescent Development

HD FS 249 (GS): Adult Development and Aging

HD FS 411*: The Helping Relationship

IB 303: International Business Operations

INS 301*: Risk and Insurance

I S T 110: Information, People and Technology

KINES 141: The Socio-Cultural Dynamics of Kinesiology

KINES 303 N/A @ UP: Emergency Care - First Aid/Safety/AED

KINES 492W*: Programming for Business and Agencies

LER 100 (GS): Employment Relations

MGMT 100: Survey of Management

MGMT 150*: Supervisory Management

MGMT 301*: Basic Management Concepts

MGMT 321* N/A @ UP: Leadership and Motivation

MGMT 331 N/A @ UP: Management and Organization

MKTG 221*: Contemporary American Marketing

MKTG 301: Principles of Marketing

PHIL 106: Introduction to Business Ethics

PHIL 119: Ethical Leadership

PL SC 001 (GS): Introduction to American National Government

PL SC 002*: American Public Policy

PL SC 003 (GS): Introduction to Comparative Politics

PL SC 014 (GS): International Relations

PSYCH 100 (GS): Introductory Psychology

PSYCH 231* N/A @ UP: Introduction to the Psychology of Gender

PSYCH 270: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

PSYCH 484: Work Attitudes and Motivation

PSYCH 485: Leadership in Work Settings

RPTM 140: Outdoor School Field Experience

RPTM 230: Teambuilding Facilitation

RPTM 320: Recreation Resource Planning and Management

RPTM 325: Principles of Environmental Interpretation

RPTM 326: Natural History Interpretation

RPTM 330: Adventure-Based Program Leadership

RPTM 334*: Non-profit Recreation Agency Operations

RPTM 370: Introduction to Arena Management

RPTM 397: Sustainability, Society & Well-Being

RPTM 430: Environmental Education Methods and Materials

RPTM 435*: Recreation Facilities Planning and Management

RPTM 440: Adventure-based Programming and Administration

RPTM 470*: Recreation and Park Management

RPTM 497C: Smoky Mountains Consortium Trip

RPTM 497D: RPTM - 497D - Peer Mentoring

*For use of other RPTM courses, you must consult with your adviser

RPTM 497P: Resort Practicum

RPTM 497: Advanced Arena Management

R SOC 011: Introductory Rural Sociology

SOC 001 (GS): Introductory Sociology

SOC 003 (GS): Introductory Social Psychology

SOC 005 (GS): Social Problems

SUST 200: Foundations of Leadership in Sustainability

YFE 211/CIVCM 211: Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement

 

Level 2 or higher any world language

*Check Prerequisites

 

Community Recreation Management icon-olus-circle

A ED 211: Interpreting Art Experience: Social and Behavioral Perspectives

ACCTG 211: Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making

AAA S 103: 103 Racism and Sexism

AM ST 100 (GH) N/A @ UP Introduction to American Studies

ANTH 001 (GS): Introduction to Anthropology

ANTH 045 (GS, GI): Cultural Anthropology

ART 002 (GA): Interactive Learning and Web-Design

B A 250*: Small Business Management

BA 301: Finance overview

BA 303: Marketing overview

BA 304: Management overview

B A 322* N/A @ UP: Negotiation Skills for Business Professionals

BB H 101 (GHA): Introduction to Biobehavioral Health

B LAW 243*: Legal Environment of Business

CAS 203 (GS): Interpersonal Communication

CAS 222: Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement

CAS 250: Small Group Communication

CED 152*: Community Development Concepts and Practice

CED 230*: Development Issues in the Global Context

CED 430*: Principles of Community Economic Development

CED 452*: Rural Organizations

CIVCM 211/YFE 211: Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement

COMM 100 (GS): The Mass Media and Society

COMM 118 (GS): Introduction to Media Effects

COMM 120: Advertising and Society

COMM 170: Introduction to the Sports Industry

COMM 320*: Introduction to Advertising

COMM 370*: Public Relations

CMLIT 107: Exploration, Travel, Migration, and Exile

ECON 102 (GS): Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy

ECON 104 (GS): Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy

ECON 014 (GS) N/A @ UP: Principles of Economics

GEOG 020 (GS): Human Geography: An Introduction

GEOG 030 (GS): Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems

GEOG 040 (GS, GI) N/A @ UP: World Regional Geography

GEOG 103 (GS, DF): Geography of Developing World

GEOG 120 (GS): Urban Geography: A Global Perspective

GEOG 121 (GS): Integrating GPS and GIS

GEOG 124 (GS): Elements of Cultural Geography

GEOG 128 N/A @ UP: Geography of International Affairs

HM 384: Introduction to Meeting and Event Planning

HM 397A: Special Topics

HD FS 129 (GS): Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

HD FS 229 (GS): Infant and Child Development

HD FS 239 (GS): Adolescent Development

HD FS 249 (GS): Adult Development and Aging

HD FS 411*: The Helping Relationship

INS 301*: Risk and Insurance

I S T 110: Information, People and Technology

KINES 141: The Socio-Cultural Dynamics of Kinesiology

KINES 303 N/A @ UP: Emergency Care - First Aid/Safety/AED

KINES 492W*: Programming for Business and Agencies

LER 100 (GS): Employment Relations

MGMT 100: Survey of Management

MGMT 150*: Supervisory Management

MGMT 301*: Basic Management Concepts

MGMT 321* N/A @ UP: Leadership and Motivation

MGMT 331 N/A @ UP: Management and Organization

MKTG 221*: Contemporary American Marketing

MKTG 301: Principles of Marketing

PHIL 106: Introduction to Business Ethics

PHIL 119: Ethical Leadership

PL SC 001 (GS): Introduction to American National Government

PL SC 002*: American Public Policy

PL SC 003 (GS): Introduction to Comparative Politics

PSYCH 100 (GS): Introductory Psychology

PSYCH 231* N/A @ UP: Introduction to the Psychology of Gender

PSYCH 270: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology PSYCH 484: Work Attitudes and Motivation PSYCH 485: Leadership in Work Settings

RPTM 140: Outdoor School Field Experience

RPTM 230: Teambuilding Facilitation

RPTM 320: Recreation Resource Planning and

Management

RPTM 325: Principles of Environmental Interpretation

RPTM 326: Natural History Interpretation

RPTM 330: Adventure-Based Program Leadership

RPTM 334*: Non-profit Recreation Agency Operations

RPTM 370: Introduction to Arena Management

RPTM 397: Sustainability, Society & Well-Being

RPTM 430: Environmental Education Methods and Materials

RPTM 435*: Recreation Facilities Planning and Management

RPTM 440: Adventure-based Programming and Administration

RPTM 470*: Recreation and Park Management

RPTM 497C: Smoky Mountains Consortium Trip

RPTM 497D: RPTM - 497D - Peer Mentoring

*For use of other RPTM courses, you must consult with your adviser

RPTM 497P: Resort Practicum

RPTM 497: Advanced Arena Management

R SOC 011: Introductory Rural Sociology

SOC 001 (GS): Introductory Sociology

SOC 003 (GS): Introductory Social Psychology

SOC 005 (GS): Social Problems

SUST 200: Foundations of Leadership in Sustainability

YFE 211/CIVCM 211: Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement

 

Level 2 or higher any world language

*Check Prerequisites

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ACCTG 211*: Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making All (PREQ: MATH 21 or 1.5 units HS Algebra)

AEE 440: Communication Methods and Media F (PREQ: 3 credits in COMM)

ANTH 11 (GS,IL): Introductory North American Archaeology All

ANTH 21(GN): Introductory Biological Anthropology All

ANTH 45(GS,US,IL): Cultural Anthropology All

ANTH 146 (GS,US): North American Indians All

ASTRO 1 (GN): Astronomical Universe All

ASTRO 10 (GN): Elementary Astronomy F&S

BA 250*: Small Business Management All (PREQ: 3 credits in ECON)

BA 301*: Finance All (PREQ: ECON 102)

BA 302*: Supply Chains All (PREQ: ACCTG 211, ECON 102, 3 credits of 200-level STAT)

BA 303*: Marketing All (PREQ: ECON 102)

BA 304*: Management and Organization All (PREQ: ECON 102)

BIOL 11(GN): Introductory Biology I S&S

BIOL 12(GN): Introductory Biology II S&S (PREQ: BIOL 11)

BIOL 110(GN): Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity All

BIOL 120A(GN,US,IL): Plants, Places, and People S&S

BIOL 220W*(GN): Biology: Populations and Communities S (PREQ: BIOL 110)

BIOL 450W*: Experimental Field Biology S&F (PREQ: BIOL 220W, 240W)

BISC 3(GN): Environmental Science All

BLAW 243*: Legal Environment of Business All (PREQ: 3rd Semester Standing)

BLAW 424*: Real Estate Law F&S (PREQ: BLAW 243 or 341)

CAS 203 (GS): Interpersonal Communication F&S

CAS 222: (GS,US,IL): Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement S

CAS 250: Small Group Communication F&S

CAS 352: Organizational Communication F

CED 152*: Community Development Concepts and Practice F&S

CMLIT 107 (GH,IL): Exploration, Travel, Migration, and Exile S

CMPSC 100: Computer Fundamentals and Applications F&S (PREQ: 2 units in HS Math)

CMPSC 203 (GQ): Introduction to Spreadsheets and Databases All (PREQ: 2 units in HS Math)

COMM 100 (GS): The Mass Media and Society All

EARTH 2 (GN): The Earth System and Global Change All

EARTH 100 (GN): Environment Earth F&S

ECON 14 (GS) N/A@UP: Principles of Economics

ECON 102 (GS): Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy All

ECON 315*(GS): Labor Economics All (PREQ: ECON 102)

EDPSY 14: Learning and Instruction All

ENT 425: Freshwater Entomology F

ERM 411*: Legal Aspects of Resource Management F (PREQ: ECON 102 or AGBM 101; and PREQ or concurrent ERM 151, CED 152 or EBF 200)

ERM 412*: Resource Systems Analysis F&S (PREQ: ERM 151, ERM 300, and STAT 240; MATH 111 or MATH 141)

ERM 430*: Air Pollution Impacts to Terrestrial Ecosystems S (PREQ: BIOL 220W or FOR 308)

FOR 203: Field Dendrology F

FOR 204*: Dendrology S (PREQ: FOR 203)

FOR 308*: Forest Ecology F (PREQ: FOR 203)

FOR 401*: Urban Forest Management F (PREQ: 3 credits in Business, MGMT or ECON, and 6 credits in BIOL, FOR, or Plant Materials) FOR 410*: Elements of Forest Ecosystem Management S (PREQ: 3 credits in both Ecology and BIOL)

FOR 430*: Conservation Biology F (PREQ: BIOL 220W or FOR 308 or WFS 209)

GEOG 10 (GN): Physical Geography: An Introduction All

GEOG 20 (GS,IL,US): Human Geography: An Introduction All

GEOG 30 (GS,IL,US): Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems All

GEOG 115(GN): Landforms of the World S

GEOG 122(GH,US): The American Scene F

GEOG 130(GS): Environment, Power, and Justice F&S

GEOG 430: Human Use of Environment All (PREQ: GEOG 10, 20, 30, 40 or 130)

GEOSC 2 N/A@UP: Historical Geology

GEOSC 10 (GN): Geology of the National Parks All

GEOSC 20 (GN): Planet Earth All

GEOSC 21 (GN): Earth and Life: Origin and Evolution S

GEOSC 40 (GN): The Sea Around Us F&S

GEOSC 303: Introduction to Environmental Geology F

GER 157 (GH,US): Pennsylvania Germans: The Culture of the Sectarians F&S

HDFS 229 (GS): Infant and Child Development All

HDFS 239 (GS): Adolescent Development All

HDFS 249 (GS): Adult Development and Aging F&S

HDFS 411*: The Helping Relationship F&S (PREQ: HDFS 311, 312W; or 6 credits in HDFS or PSYCH)

HIST 12 (GH,US): History of Pennsylvania All

HIST 20 (GH;US): American Civilization to 1877 All

HIST 151 (GS,US): Technology and Society in American History S

HM 318*: Club Management and Operations S (PREQ: “C” or better in HM 201)

HM 335*: Hospitality Financial Accounting F&S (“C” or better in ACCTG 211, PREQ or concurrent HM 201)

HM 336*: Hospitality Managerial Accounting All (“C” or better in ACCTG 211 or HM 335, and in HM 271)

HM 384*: Introduction to Meeting and Event Planning F&S (PREQ: HM 201)

HM 466* (US): Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry F&S (“C” or better in HM 201 HM 365)

HORT 137: Ornamental Plant Materials SU&F

HORT 138: Ornamental Plant Materials SU&F

HORT 150(GN): Plants in the Human Context F&S

KINES 1 (GHA): Introduction to Outdoor Pursuits All

KINES 4 (GHA): Principles of Fly Tying and Fly Fishing for Trout All

KINES 10 (GHA): Indoor Rock Climbing F

KINES 10A* (GHA) N/A@UP: Lead Rock Climbing

KINES 13 (GH): First Aid, Personal Safety, and CPR F

KINES 60 N/A@UP: Principles and Practices of Healthful Living

KINES 81(GHA): Wellness Theory F&S

KINES 439W: Ethics in Sport and Sport Management (PREQ: KINES 345 or 3 credits in W course)

LER 100 (GS): Employment Relations All

METEO 3 (GN): Introductory Meteorology All

MGMT 100: Survey of Management All

MGMT 301*: Basic Management Concepts All (PREQ: ENGL 15 or30; ECON 102 or 104; MATH 21 or appropriate ALEKS score)

MGMT 321 N/A@UP: Leadership and Motivation

MKTG 220*: Introduction to Selling Techniques All (PREQ: 3rd semester standing)

MKTG 221*: Contemporary American Marketing All (PREQ: 3 credits in ECON)

MKTG 310 N/A@UP: Public Relations and Marketing

PHIL 118(GH): Introduction to Environmental Philosophy F&S

PHIL 119(GH): Ethical Leadership All

PHIL 403*: Environmental Ethics F&S (PREQ: 9 credits of PHIL, Including 103; or 6 credits of PHIL at the 200 or 300 level; or 5th semester standing)

PLSC 1 (GS): Introduction to American National Government All

PLSC 135(GS): The Politics of the Ecological Crisis F&S

PLSC 419*: The Bureaucratic State All (PREQ: PLSC 1,2, or PUBPL 304W)

PSYCH 100 (GS): Introductory Psychology All

PSYCH 221* (GS): Introduction to Social Psychology F&S (PREQ: PSYCH 100)

PSYCH 281*(GS): Introduction to Industrial-Organizational Psychology All (PREQ: PSYCH 100)

RPTM 140: Outdoor School Field Experience F&S (Application req’d)

RPTM 210: Introduction to Commercial Recreation and Tourism F&S

RPTM 300Y (IL): Tourism and Leisure Behavior F&S

RPTM 325: Principles of Environmental Interpretation F

RPTM 334*: Non-profit Recreation Agency Operations F (PREQ: RPTM 356)

RPTM 370*: Introduction to Arena Management F&S (PREQ: RPTM 120)

RPTM 410*: Marketing of Recreation Services F&S (PREQ: 5th semester standing)

RPTM 415*: Commercial Recreation Management F&S (PREQ: RPTM 210 and 410)

RPTM 470*: Recreation and Park Management S (PREQ: RPTM 320)

RPTM 496: Independent Studies

*For use of other RPTM courses, you must consult with your adviser

RSOC 11 (GS,US): Introductory Rural Sociology All

SCIED 411*: Teaching Secondary Science I All (PREQ: CI 295 and approval of ED department)

SOC 5 (GS): Social Problems All

SOC 12 (GS): Criminology All

STS 135(GS): The Politics of the Ecological Crisis F&S

TURF 235: The Turfgrass F

WFS 209* (GN): Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation F&S (PREQ: BIOL 110)

WFS 407*: Ornithology S (PREQ: BIOL 110, WFS 209)

WFS 408*: Mammalogy S (PREQ: BIOL 110)

WFS 409*: Mammalogy Laboratory S (PREQ or concurrent WFS 209, 408)

WFS 410*: General Fishery Science F (PREQ: BIOL 210 or WFS 209)

WFS 430*: Conservation Biology F (PREQ: BIOL 220W or FOR 308 or WFS 209)

WFS 446*: Wildlife and Fisheries Population Dynamics S (PREQ: WFS 209)

WFS 447W*: Wildlife Management F (PREQ: WFS 209 or 309)

WFS 452*: Ichthyology F (PREQ: BIOL 110, 240W)

WILDL 101 not@UP: Introduction to Wildlife Management

WILDL 103 not@UP : Animal Identification

WILDL 209 not@UP : Animal Handling and Care

 

F=Fall, S=Spring, SU=Summer

* Check Prerequisites (PREQ)