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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UCSB Transfer Student
I moved to the United States in 2012. My English was very limited, so I decided to enroll in noncredit ESL courses in the summer of that same year. By fall of 2013 after hard work and dedication, I was ready to transition to credit ESL. The sooner I started credit ESL the better, but as a new California resident the tuition was more expensive since I had to pay out of state tuition, so I decided to wait for a year to attend credit class at AHC. AHC has great student support programs that I utilized; for example, AIM, EOPS, CAN/TRIO, and the Tutorial Center. I recommend everyone to take advantage of these services and to ask for help from your instructors when needed.
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Video: Student Alex shares his goal of becoming a city director of parks and recreation.