Parks and Recreation

KHS Minor

Students working on the front desk of a USU sports facility.

Pursuing a minor in parks and recreation can provide a range of employment opportunities in the field of recreation and leisure services. These opportunities are diverse, as the ability to participate in recreational activities is influenced by individual attitudes, resources, financial capabilities, and educational awareness. Formal settings for recreation and leisure activities can include government agencies at the local, state, and federal levels, as well as quasi-public agencies, industrial and employee recreation programs, military recreation programs, and private or commercial recreation enterprises. A minor in parks and recreation can open the door to a variety of career paths in this dynamic and rewarding field.

Admission Requirements

New freshmen, transfer students, and students from other USU majors who have at least a 2.5 overall GPA qualify to enter the Parks and Recreation minor.

Program Requirements

The Outdoor Adventure Leadership Minor requires a minimum of 15 credits.

There may be additional program requirements that students need to complete on a case-by-case basis. Meet with your advisor to discuss program requirements and your progress towards graduation. For more information about this program visit USU Catalog.

Tracking Sheet

Graduation Requirements

All graduates, regardless of the type of degree, must satisfy University Studies general education and depth education requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • A grade of C or better in all RAM courses.

Academic Advisor

Alice Kenley

Alice Kenley

Academic Advisor

Kinesiology and Health Science

Phone: 435-797-0837
Office Location: HPER 122F
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Program Director

Nate Trauntvein

Nate Trauntvein

Associate Professor

Kinesiology and Health Science

Phone: 435-7971509
Office Location: HPER 128

Parks and Recreation Faculty