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San Francisco State University
Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration B.S.

The Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Department at SF State, in existence since 1946, has established a reputation for excellence. The faculty members are well-qualified instructors that represent a broad range of skills, interests, and expertise within the profession and the discipline. The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration that is accredited by the national Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism (COAPRT). Accreditation provides many benefits including credibility and broader recognition within the academic and professional community. Employers can be assured that graduates from our department are fully qualified to enter the profession. Graduates have the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to become managers, community leaders, advocates, and social change agents.

In developing the above competencies, the program delivers academic content that centers on the latest management, programming, and event planning techniques; leadership, marketing, and administration strategies; assessment and evaluation methodologies; and sustainable/green practices. Students continue through the curriculum until fully qualified for placement as full-time interns in directed field placements during their last spring semester.

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