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B.A.S.R.A. in Sport and Recreation Admin

Improve the health and quality of life while gaining an understanding of the business and administration of sport and recreation

The Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Administration degree program prepares students for leadership, direct service, and even supervisory roles in sport franchises, sport tourism, community recreation agencies, or college recreation departments.

Key Benefits

Ole Miss Sport and Recreation Administration majors take sports related courses, core business, and management courses that enhance the understanding of the corporate and industry side of sports and recreation administration.

Graduate Outcomes

Career opportunities within the field are projected to grow immensely over the next eight years; specifically in the areas of college athletic/recreation departments, parks, sport teams, sports media, non-profits, convention and visitors bureaus, commercial and tourism, and sports agencies.

Experiences Offered

Ole Miss Sport and Recreation Administration majors will complete a 400 hour internship. The internship will facilitate hands-on experience with planning, development, supervision, and leadership of sport programs and/or recreation organizations.

Specializations

B.A.S.R.A. in Sport and Recreation Admin Faculty

University of Mississippi Sport and Recreation Administration faculty draw from their extensive practice in the field, academic expertise and research of relevant topics.

Kim Beason
PROFESSOR OF SPORT AND RECREATION ADMINISTRATION AND DIRECTOR OF SENIOR AQUATICS THERAPY PROGRAM
Kofan Lee
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPORT AND RECREATION ADMINISTRATION
David Waddell
LECTURER IN PARK & RECREATION MANAGEMENT

The B.A.S.R.A. degree requires 42-45 semester hours of SRA courses. The following 30-33 hours of course work are required of all sport and recreation administration students: * SRA 194: Foundations of Recreation Administration (3 hours) * SRA 200: Recreation Program Leadership (3 hours) * SRA 301: Planning and Evaluation in Recreation Management (3 hours) * SRA 302: Program Planning & Development (3 hours) * SRA 410: Senior Seminar: Professional Development (3 hours) * SRA 425: Design & Maintenance of Facilities (3 hours) * SRA 471: Administration of Park & Recreation Programs (3 hours) * SRA 401*: Internship in Sport and Recreation Administration (9-12 hours, Z/F graded course) *Students are required to complete a 400-hour, capstone internship experience. The remaining 12 hours of major course work are taken under the student's chosen area of emphasis: sport administration or recreation administration.

Admission requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Administration are the same as the general undergraduate admission requirements.

Student Organizations

Ole Miss Sport and Recreation Administration majors have access to several student organizations that support successful development inside and outside the classroom.