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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"Starting at Allan Hancock College I encountered several obstacles; one of them was the language barrier. My writing skill was terrible; but AHC gave me an opportunity to improve my English skills. My dream from the beginning was to transfer to a university. At AHC, I had a great experience with my instructors and the people I worked with. They were inspirational; they motivated me to never give-up but persevere in my education journey."
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Video: Student Alex shares his goal of becoming a city director of parks and recreation.