Department of Recreation Administration
Sports and Entertainment Facility Management
Through this option, students can work in facility management and event programming careers at arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, performing arts centers, theaters and other venues. Whether business, entertainment, sports, or other events, students gain knowledge to facilitate clients’ needs.
A SEFM Certificate is available for both majors and non-majors. This could also be an ideal certificate for students who major in Business, Mass Communications and Journalism, Theater Arts, or other majors. More information can be found here.
Major requirements (67-69 units)
The following core program courses are required of all candidates for this degree. Additional required courses dependent upon the selected option area.
RA 55. Foundations and Careers in RPT
RA 60. Technologies in RPT
RA 73S. Leadership in RPT
RA 77S. Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Programming
RA 80. Lifelong Learning in the Natural Environment
RA 101. Leisure and Human Behavior
RA 125. Diversity and Inclusive Practices in RPT
RA 128. Legal and Financial Aspects of RPT
RA 179. Supervision and Administration in RPT
RA 180. Professional Placement in RPT
*27 units total
- RA 117
- RA 133
- RA 135 or MKTG 100s
- RA 139
- RA 150
- RA 152
- RA 154
- ACCT3 or ACCT 4A
*37-38 total units
Michael Mahoney, Ed.D.
Option Coordinator and Professor