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Recreation, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cortland, NY, United States
Contribute to the health and well being of individuals and their communities with a major in recreation. A foundation in liberal arts, leadership, human relations and management skills, will help prepare you for a variety of career opportunities. With a high employment rate (more than 95 percent of graduates), recreation is your golden ticket to excellence after graduation.
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Overview

This major in the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department prepares students for a variety of career opportunities. Because all people seek recreation services in a spectrum of agencies and settings, this degree provides a foundation in liberal arts, leadership, human relations and management skills.

Accreditation

This major is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions (COAPRT).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management of Recreation Resources
  • Evaluation and Research
  • Administration of Recreation
  • Legal Aspects of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete the Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • Complete the FSA-2, Autobiographical Essay
  • Submit official transcripts from your secondary school
  • Submit a photocopy of the information page from your current passport
  • Submit documentation of English proficiency if English is not your native language.  (Acceptable tests and preferred scores: TOEFL 79, IELTS Band 6.5, EIKEN Pre-1)
  • Complete the FSA-4, International Student Financial Statement
  • Submit the required verification documents to support the financial statement
  • Submit the SUNY Cortland I-20 Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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