Associate of Science Degree in Recreation

The Associate of Science in Recreation at College of the Desert is designed to prepare individuals for careers in recreation, sport, and athletic administration and management. Individuals will be prepared to work in the recreation and sport industry in a variety of settings, including professional, fitness, college and scholastic organizations, private businesses, community services, as well as academic institutions. Recreation and sports managers are at work in a wide array of enterprises, such as: media and marketing; fitness and professional sports clubs; parks and recreation departments; sports arenas, golf clubs, and resorts; equipment manufacturers; and intercollegiate athletics.

Required CoursesUnits
KINE 001First Aid And Safety3
KINE 002Sports Officiating 13
KINE 005Foundations Of Coaching 13
KINE 008Introduction To Kinesiology 13
KINE 039-099 (Kinesiology Activity) 22
RE 001Intro To Recreation & Sport Management 13
RE 095ARecreation Work Experience (Maximum of 2 units may be used for work experience)2
Required Subtotal19
Select one of the following:37-39
Transferable Electives (as needed to get to 60)
DEGREE TOTAL60
1

Scheduling priority: Course is offered only every other year

2

May double count for Degree Kinesiology Requirement.