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Park Management Minor

College of Education, Health, and Human Services
304 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2862

The Park Management minor prepares students to have specialties in their careers in outdoor recreation and parks. Emphasis is on sustainably managing parks and other natural environments for human enjoyment, environmental education and ecological diversity. This minor can relate to a variety of public agencies and non-profit organizations such as the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, state and local park agencies, the Nature Conservancy, as well as private outfitters, guiding services, Outward Bound and National Outdoor Leadership School. The program provides students knowledge, skills and abilities through coursework and hands-on field-based experiences.

Course Title Credits
RPTM 26081 Principles of Outdoor Recreation 3
  36082 Interpretation of Natural and Cultural Resources 3
  36083 Environmental Education and Conservation 3
  46070 Park Planning 3
  RPTM electives 6

Minimum 2.25 GPA required for admission to minor. Minimum 2.25 GPA in minor required for graduation.

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