Certificate in Recreation Leadership

Requirements (31 units)

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated or extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to:

  1. impart specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. produce mastery of the content of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field.

Certain certificate programs contain 600-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 600-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students. Candidates must receive two-thirds of their certificate-applicable credit from the university. The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority.

Certificate Requirements

Lower-division requirements (20)
KINE 203Introduction to Recreation4
KINE 271Recreation Leadership4
KINE 277Recreation Programming4
Four units chosen from:4
Aquatic Activities: Lifeguard Training
Aquatic Activities: Basic and Emergency Water Safety
Aquatic Activities: Boating and Canoeing
Aquatic Activities: Scuba Diving
Aquatic Activities: Skin Diving
Aquatic Activities: Springboard Diving
Aquatic Activities: Swimming
Aquatic Activities: Water Polo
Four units chosen from:4
Outdoor Skills Activities: Backpacking
Outdoor Skills Activities: Camping
Outdoor Skills Activities: Mountaineering
Outdoor Skills Activities: Orienteering
Outdoor Skills Activities: Survival Skills
Upper-division requirements (11)
KINE 365Outdoor Education and Camp Leadership4
KINE 454Field Experience II3
KINE 471Exercise Science Program Management4
or KINE 472 Program Design in Physical Education
Total Units31