Academic Programs

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Recreation and Tourism
(Last Modified September 22, 2017)

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions

University System Accredited Program(s)

Georgia Southern University
Recreation and Tourism Management Program
School of Human Ecology
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8034
Statesboro, GA 30460

Contact Name: James Bigley, Professor
Phone: 912-478-5601

First Accredited: April 7, 1983
Next Review: Conference 2022

Program Description: The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Recreation is an academic program designed to provide a sound, basic education in the fundamental disciplines of Community Leisure Services, Outdoor Recreation, Recreational Therapy, and Tourism Management.