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
Kinesiology, Recreation, and Management, Bldg N.
Gloria Landeros, Department Secretary
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3227
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Graduating high school with honors and realizing I did not have the monetary means to go off to a university like I had always dreamed about felt like a setback. Being at a community college, for my first semester, felt like a detriment to my education. Despite this I began to reach out to other students and was referred by a student to a program called MESA. MESA has shaped my educational career. MESA has provided me with opportunities I would have otherwise missed on my own, an opportunity to work with other like-minded majors who have since become like family. With this kind of strong foundation I have been able to excel in my science, mathematics, and engineering courses.
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Video: Student Alex shares his goal of becoming a city director of parks and recreation.