About the courseThe Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration provides students with the skills to manage people, programs, and events in a variety of recreational settings that include city parks and recreation programs, state and national parklands, hotels, playgrounds, forests, beaches, health clubs, tourism destinations, and non-profit community centers. Students will also gain an understanding of professional advocacy, ethics, and current evaluation procedures applicable in a variety of employment settings.Special Features and Fast FactsThe Sacramento area provides a wide variety of resources to supplement the formal classroom education of students enrolled in the concentrations offered by the Department.Sacramento County, the City of Sacramento, and a variety of smaller cities and special districts have numerous park and recreation programs, and facilities.The State Capitol offers opportunities to observe state government in operation and numerous state and federal agencies have central or regional offices within the urban area.Faculty and students work closely with a variety of natural resource agencies that include: California State Parks, the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the National Park Service.Students completing necessary coursework in the Recreation Therapy and Recreation and Park Management Concentrations are eligible for both state and national certifications (e.g. CTRS, MPI, CHA, and CPRP).California has more National Parks than any other state in the country.Both clinical and community based recreation therapy programs provide services to a variety of special populations.
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AboutCalifornia State University, Sacramento offers life-changing possibilities for students, preparing them to be leaders in their careers and communities. Its professors are known for their dedication to great teaching, and direct interaction with students helps to create extensive learning and research opportunities.
Sacramento States location in California’s capital city also provides access to internships and job opportunities with some of the nations most influential public and private institutions. Students can choose from numerous fields of study. The university offers a strong and diverse academic curriculum that includes nearly 60 undergraduate programs and more than 40 graduate programs, as well as two doctorates.
In addition, numerous offerings, such as the Honors Program, help students pursue excellence, meet others with similar interests and develop strong ties with professors. The university have one of the largest cooperative education programs in California, placing students in paid positions where they receive academic credit. Hundreds of other students participate in internships in business and government. One third of Sacramento State students works as volunteers many through a service-learning project in class gaining valuable work experience while helping their community.
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As the sixth-largest campus of the 23 state universities in California, the main campus is composed of 305 acres (123 ha) in the city of Sacramento and lies adjacent to U.S. Route 50. The campus is bordered by the American River to the East, Union Pacific Railroad tracks to the West, Folsom Boulevard to the South and H Street to the North. The North end of campus is dominated by the University Arboretum, formerly Goethe Arboretum, and residence halls. Officially "Tree Campus USA", Sacramento State has more than 3,500 trees, with flower gardens, miles of trails stretching along the nearby river parkway, and student housing with recreational areas such as Lake Natoma and Old Sacramento, in addition to its on-campus housing.