The Park Management minor emphasizes planning and designing of recreation facilities, examines current sustainable practices, investigates trends in environmental education, and analyzes the ecological diversity of the National Park services and agencies.

The 18-credit minor helps prepare students who are seeking a career in outdoor recreation and park management.

What do students learn to do?

The Park Management minor emphasizes planning and designing of recreation facilities, examines current sustainable practices, investigates trends in environmental education, and analyzes the ecological diversity of the National Park services and agencies. The minor helps prepare students who are seeking a career in outdoor recreation and park management.

Students learn about future trends in outdoor education and environmental education movements, recreation, and natural resources management, and explore current issues faced by federal, state, and local government park agencies; understand recreation and park management practices pertaining to administration, park resources, and visitor use and protection; and discuss the current issues being faced by outdoor recreation and natural resource management agencies. Degree coursework helps prepare students for a career that encourages healthy lifestyles and enjoyment of the outdoors.

What do students learn to do?

The Park Management minor emphasizes planning and designing of recreation facilities, examines current sustainable practices, investigates trends in environmental education, and analyzes the ecological diversity of the National Park services and agencies. The minor helps prepare students who are seeking a career in outdoor recreation and park management.

Students learn about future trends in outdoor education and environmental education movements, recreation, and natural resources management, and explore current issues faced by federal, state, and local government park agencies; understand recreation and park management practices pertaining to administration, park resources, and visitor use and protection; and discuss the current issues being faced by outdoor recreation and natural resource management agencies. Degree coursework helps prepare students for a career that encourages healthy lifestyles and enjoyment of the outdoors.


Learn more about ESU and the Park Management minor.

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Please contact the Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism Management department with any questions about our majors, minors and certification options.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Rosenkrans Hall East
Phone:
(570) 422-3511
Fax:
(570) 422-3198 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Name
Stanley Li-Ming Chiang
Phone:
(570) 422-3624