BACHELOR OF SCIENCE:

SPORTS AND RECREATION LEADERSHIP

The Sports and Recreation Leadership degree prepares the student to be an effective practitioner of recreational leadership in the fields of camping, sports ministries, and community health. Students are required to study in a variety of areas: the biological and social sciences, health content, experiential education, developmental theory, and health education theory and practice. The curriculum includes both content and process-oriented courses and emphasizes service-learning and field experience. All facets are integrated with Christian principles.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the program, the student will meet the objectives of the division of Arts and Sciences, as well as additional objectives particular to this major.

Division Objectives: students shall be able to

1. Articulate why for the Christian, all vocations to which God leads are calls to stewardship and ministry.

2. Explain how a Christian worldview impacts vocational attitudes, ethics, and meaning.

3. Articulate how biblical principles related to one’s chosen field integrate with or critique “secular” knowledge of the same field.

4. Demonstrate the ability to construct a biblically informed approach to their vocational field.

5. Demonstrate competence in their chosen field at a level appropriate for graduates of a baccalaureate program.

Specific Program Objectives: students will be able to

1. Explain the nature, scope, and importance of health and recreation systems.

2. Apply Biblical ethics and stewardship practices to sound health management principles.

3. Describe the influence of recreation and health in individual, relational, social, and organizational systems.

4. Describe the basics and nature of fitness leadership.

5. Outline procedures for use of natural resources/environment and human behavior with an emphasis on the populations that outdoor leaders serve.

6. Think critically and use diverse methods of understanding in evaluating recreation and management systems.

7. Understand the benefits of leisure and recreation for the well-being of individuals and for the welfare of communities.

8. Describe how leisure and recreation contribute to the diverse threads and the common fabric of society.

9. Synthesize and apply the technical knowledge and skills required of recreation professionals, including the areas of planning, management, assessment, leadership, evaluation, and budget and finance.

10. Meet the objectives of the Division of Bible and Ministry.

11. Meet the objectives of the Division of General Studies.


SPORTS AND RECREATION LEADERSHIP Required Courses

I. Division of Bible and Ministry [32 hours]

Division Core

Part I. Bible Concentration:

17 hours

BI205

Bible Study Methods

3 hours

NT102

New Testament Survey

3 hours

OT101

Old Testament Survey

3 hours

TH302

Doctrine of Holiness

2 hours

TH308

Teachings of Friends

3 hours

3 hours chosen from:

3 hours

NT211 Transformational Life/Leadership of Christ (3 hours)

NT241 Synoptic Gospels (3 hours)

NT362 Acts (3 hours)

NT346 Writings of John (3 hours)

Part II. Foundations for Ministry:

10 hours

CM104

Personal Evangelism Seminar

1 hour

CM107

Survey of Church Ministry

3 hours

MI2083

Intercultural Ministry

3 hours

SL101

Spiritual Formation I

3 hours

Additional Bible/Theology:

5 hours

TH105

Basic Beliefs

2 hours

3 hours chosen from NT or OT electives

3 hours

II. Division of General Studies [47 hours]

Division Core

Communications:

12 hours

IT 101/02

Introduction to Computer Applications

3 hours

EN101

College Writing

3 hours

EN202

Research and Writing

3 hours

SP201/02

Fundamentals of Speech

3 hours

Humanities:

6 hours

PH205

Introduction to Philosophy

3 hours

LI201/202 Introduction to Literature

3 hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

7 hours

EN109

Orientation for Success at Barclay College

1 hour

PY103

General Psychology

3 hours

SO211

Introduction to Sociology

3 hours

Science and Mathematics:

8 hours

3 hours Math chosen from:

3 hours

MA103 Mathematical Concepts (3 hours)

MA108 College Algebra (3 hours)

5 hours Science

NS206

Anatomy and Physiology with Lab

5 hours

Additional General Studies Requirements:

9 hours

PY204

Marriage and Family

3 hours

PY223

Developmental Psychology

3 hours

3 hours chosen from literature (LI) courses

3 hours

General Studies Electives:

5 hours

5 hours chosen from General Studies curriculum

5 hours

III. Division of Arts and Sciences [49 hours]

Professional Ministry Courses

49 hours

BA315

Principles of Management & Organization

3 hours

CM305

Ministry Leadership

3 hours

CM306

Ministry Management

3 hours

CM401

Conflict Management

3 hours

PY302

Sports Psychology

3 hours

SR102

Lifetime Indoor Fitness

1 hour

SR103

Lifetime Outdoor Fitness

1 hour

SR205

Fitness Testing and Assessment

2 hours

SR215

Recreational Leadership

3 hour

SR311

Adventure Education

3 hours

SR316

Intro to Athletic Training

3 hours

SR322

Lifetime Wellness

3 hours

SR323

Leading and Organizing a Sports Outreach Ministry

3 hours

SR402

Senior Forum

1 hour

SR409

Internship

3 hour

SR427

YM104

Character Development Through Sports and Recreation

Youth Culture and Trends

3 hours

3 hours

YM302

Camp Programming

2 hours chosen to fulfill PE requirements

3 hours

2 hours

PE105-405V

PE105-405S

PE106-406B

SR101

Women’s Volleyball (1 hour)

Men’s Soccer (1 hour)

Men’s/Women’s Basketball (1 hour)

Aerobic Exercise (1 hour)

SR104

Weight Training (1 hour)

128 total