Recreation Management - Diploma (2019/20)
|Total Cost (tuition & fees)||$7,894.47|
Note: Year 1: $3,309.00 and Year 2: $3,704.94
|International Tuition »|
All students that apply to the College are required to pay the $30 application fee. The application fee for international students is $100. Trades Apprenticeship students who are new to the College pay a one-time application fee per trade.
|Student Association Fee:|
For credit based courses there is an $11.50 student association fee for each course. The maximum student associate fee is 3 courses per semester for a total of $34.50. Some programs (Trades, Vocational & Health) are charged based on number of weeks they are in session. For these programs the student association fee is $2.30 per week of study (an 8 week program is charged $2.30 x 8 weeks = $18.40 fee).
|Bus Pass Fee:|
Students that are enrolled in full time studies at College of the Rockies pay a bus pass fee for unlimited access to public transit in the Cranbrook area. This fee only applies to students enrolled in an On-campus program at the Cranbrook and Gold Creek campus (online students are not required to pay bus pass fees).
Courses that have a lab component require an additional fee. Lab fees are $25.31 per course credit to a maximum of 3 credits or $75.93.
|Health and Dental Fee:|
An annual fee of $229.50 for the Health & Dental Plan is charged to students registered in the Fall Term in nine or more face-to-face (in-class) credits/hours or enrolled in full-time programs lasting for at least nine weeks of study. This plan provides you with extended health and dental coverage for some of those services not covered by the BC MSP and other health-care programs.
*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.
General Program Description
With coursework in recreation management, business management, and related specialty courses, the Recreation Management program helps prepare students to become leaders in the recreation and leisure services industry. The program offers experiential and interdisciplinary learning opportunities that may include real-world event management experience, recreation programming simulation, inclusive recreation programming, job shadow assignments, guest speakers, volunteer assignments, site visits to recreation facilities and applied research.
Students may begin their studies by applying to either the certificate or diploma program. Students who select a two-year diploma program can exit after completing one full year of coursework with a certificate or continue into second-year diploma studies.
Certificate and diploma students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C- (55 percent) in all program courses. BBA students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C (60 percent) and an average course grade of C+ in all program courses that contribute to the BBA.
The Recreation Management diploma offers specialized courses in recreation and business and is awarded to students who successfully complete the two-year diploma curriculum – a total of 60 credits.
Graduates of this program can enter the workforce in public recreation services, commercial recreation, non-profit organizations, college/university recreation departments, resorts/outdoor camps, recreation facility administration, and inclusive recreation programs.
They can also continue into a Recreation Management bachelor degree program at other institutions, or transfer into the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Sustainable Business Practices at College of the Rockies.
- Secondary school graduation (or equivalent)
- Minimum 65% in English 12 or equivalent; refer to course equivalency information on the College website
- Recommended: Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, Math
- 080, or equivalent
- Recommended: Basic computer skills
- RECR 231 requires that students complete CPR-C and Occupational First Aid Level 1 before their work placement.
Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes
Credit can be awarded for one or more courses in this program through FA
Many of our programs and courses will allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.
Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies
If you would like to continue your studies our courses transfer to a wide number of Canadian colleges and universities. If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.
Course Outline for: Recreation Management - Diploma
NOTE: students may choose COMP 153 or COMP 154
Choose one of the recommended electives:
One of MGMT 216, COMP 154, MGMT 305, FNST 101, ANTH 105, KTUN 100. Students may also choose any elective in University Arts and Science or Business Management that supports their recreation management goals.
NOTE: students may choose ACCT 261 or ACCT 263