Recreation Management

Program Overview

Recreation Management

The Recreation Management program at Allan Hancock College is designed to prepare you for mid-level positions in the field of recreation immediately after graduation. If you are already employed in the recreation and tourism industry, a degree in recreation management can provide you with educational requirements often needed for advancement to more responsible and higher paying positions. Our curriculum also meets the general requirements needed to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a baccalaureate degree in recreation, hospitality or tourism management.

Graduates of the Recreation Management program will:

  • Apply recreational programming skill sets for public, private, nonprofit, therapeutic and commercial settings
  • Use learned leadership skills in a team building environment
  • Apply and practice the skills for organizing event planning for community events
  • Apply the principles and theories of sports management for municipal, commercial and nonprofit agencies

Location

Kinesiology, Recreation, and Management, Bldg N.

Gloria Landeros, Department Secretary
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3227
glanderos@hancockcollege.edu

Hours

Fall/Spring: 
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer:  Varies

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Matthew Jimenez

Matthew Jimenez
Software Engineering

When I joined MESA I found an atmosphere of very intelligent students, in which I have made friendships that are strengthened by our commitment to success. I am 31 years old and work full-time in order to support my growing family. Time management is vital to my success, and it has taken a while to find the right "recipe" of balance between school, work and family. MESA has given me important resources in the form of tutoring, access to potential internships, and help with the cost of books.
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Recreation ManagementVideo: Student Alex shares his goal of becoming a city director of parks and recreation.

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Last Modified Feb 8, 2017