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American Studies - Minors

Minor in American Studies
A minor in American Studies requires 21 credit hours of designated coursework and compliments majors in History, Communications, Sciences, Literature, Art, and Religion.

Core Courses Required (15 Credit Hours)
AST 20100 The American Promise
HIS 10500 America: Colony to Civil War or HIS 10600 America: Civil War to World Power
ENG 23500 American Lit I or ENG 23600 American Lit II
ART 35900 American Art
REL 20200 Religion in America

Electives (6 Credit Hours)
Any combination of the following courses:
PS 15500 American Government: The Nation
PS 15600 American Government: The States
REL 15000 World Religions
MUS 15000 Music in America

Minor in Recreation Leadership
A minor in Recreation Leadership requires the completion of 24 semester hours of designated course work and compliments such majors as business, sciences, Christian ministries, nonprofit administration, physical education, sport management, arts, and education.

Core Courses Required (15 hrs)
RLS 20200 Introduction to Recreation and Leisure (3)
RLS 31000 Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation (3)
RLS 38500 Budgeting and Financial Management (3)
RLS 41000 Recreation Administration and Risk Management (3)
RLS 42200 Program Planning, Marketing and Leadership (3)

Basic Skill Courses (3 hrs)
Any combination of the 10000 level RLS Basic Skill, PE Lifetime Sports, PE Team Sport courses, and PE 26200.

Electives (6)
Any combination of the following courses:
RLS 20100 Outdoor Recreational Pursuits (2)
RLS 20300 Team Building and Cooperative Games (3)
RLS 22000 Cooperative Educational Programs (2)
RLS 28600, 28700, 28900 Special Topics: Recreation (2-3)
RLS 30000 Leisure and the Quality of Life (3) (GE)
RLS 30500 Measurement and Evaluation (3)
RLS 32300 General Education Programming (3)
RLS 32400 Outdoor Education Programming (3)
RLS 38000 Recreation and the Natural Environment (3)
RLS 38100 Recreation Site and Facility Management (3)
RLS 38300 Recreational Sport Management (3)
RLS 38600, 38700, 38900 Special Topics: Recreation (3)
RLS 39000 High Adventure Leadership Training (3)
RLS 47000 Environmental and Historical Interpretation Methods (3)
RLS 47200 Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management (3)
RLS 48900, 49000, 49100, 49300 Special Topics: Recreation (3)
RLS 49400, 49500, 49600, 49700 Leadership Experience (3)
RLS 49800 Internship in Recreation (1-8)

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