Resort and Recreation Management Degree

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Resort and Recreation Management Degree

Resort and Recreation Management Degree Program Outcomes
Resort and Recreation Management Hotel Admin-Conference Services Degree Cost Chart
Resort and Recreation Management-Adventure Leadership Degree Cost Chart

Northern New Hampshire is internationally known for its hospitality, tourism attractions and grand hotels. There could be no better location for a degree program in Resort and Recreation Management.  Students will experience hands-on learning in a professional environment and have access to content experts beyond the classroom.

The degree will provide a comprehensive approach to learning all facets of resort and recreation management operations including front office operations.  The degree offers three options for concentration.

Adventure Leadership Track
Students in this track will prepare for an active lifestyle in the fast growing and very popular career of adventure leadership. With an emphasis on strong leadership and adventure recreation and travel, students will be learning to organize, prepare and guide people of all ages safely in the outdoor world. This is also an excellent track for active outdoor minded students who seek to be supervisors and managers in outdoor adventure parks, ski areas and youth and adult adventure and sporting camps.

Conference Services and Marketing
Hospitality management is one of the fastest growing careers in the leisure industry. This track prepares students to be supervisors and managers in the fast paced and dynamic world of hotel and event conference services. With a focus on solid business and financial skills as well as professional hospitality delivery techniques, upon graduation students will be ready to work at hotels, resorts, conference centers as well as additional large hospitality and leisure venues.

Hotel Administration
With new hotels and resorts being opened at a record pace, domestic and international hotel properties are looking more than ever for confident and competent people to supervise and manage their leisure properties and staff. In this track, students learn the process and procedures to not only successfully manage the complex business aspects of today's modern hotels and resorts but also focus on hotel operations, leadership and human resources as essential areas of knowledge for the modern day hotelier.

Upon successful completion of the degree in Resort and Recreation Management, graduates will be prepared for a middle management position.  Graduates will also possess the necessary foundation to pursue further studies toward a higher education degree.

Program available in Littleton and North Conway.

First Year
Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
ACAD105W Academic Readiness 1 0 1
ENGL120W College Composition 4 0 4
HOS101W Introduction to Hospitality 3 0 3
RRM201W Introduction to Human Resources 3 0 3
  Mathematics 4 0 4
  Semester Total 15 0 15
         
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
ENGL211W Professional Writing 3 0 3
HOS210W Accounting for Hospitality Managers 3 0 3
  Science 3 0 3
Adventure Leadership Option      
RRM110W Recreational Facility Management 3 0 3
RRM113W Theories in Adventure Leadership 3 0 3
OR      
Conference Services & Marketing Option      
HUMA240W Critical Thinking Seminar 3 0 3
RRM211W Conference Planning and Group Sales 3 0 3
OR        
Hotel Administration      
RRM110W Recreational Facility Management 3 0 3
RRM217W Front Office and Room Operations 3 0 3
  Totals 15 0 15
  Total Credits for Year     30
         
         
Summer Semester
Adventure Leadership Option
RRM105W Wilderness Prep/Mountain Leadership 2 4 4
  Total Credits for Summer     4
Second Year
Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
COMP120W Quantitative Decision Making 3 0 3
HUMA120W Environmental Issues 3 0 3
MGMT212W Marketing 3 0 3
  OR      
MGMT214W Management and Teamwork 3 0 3
Adventure Leadership Option      
HUMA240W Critical Thinking Seminar 3 0 3
RRM115W Facilitation in Adventure Leadership 1 7 4
OR      
Conference Services and Marketing Option      
RRM214W Hospitality Marketing 3 0 3
RRM220W Food & Beverage Operations 3 0 3
OR        
Hotel Administration      
RRM214W Hospitality Marketing      
RRM220W Food & Beverage Operations 3 0 3
  Totals Conference Services & Marketing /  Hotel Admin 15 0 15
  Totals Adventure Leadership 13 7 16
Spring Semester    
COMP125 Comprehensive Presentation Methods 3 0 3
RRM225W RRM Internship 0 18 6
SOCI120W Introduction to Economics and Sustainability 3 0 3
  Humanities 3 0 3
  Totals 9 18 15
         
  Total Credits for Year Conference Services & Marketing / Hotel Administration = 30
Total Credits for Year Adventure Leadership = 31
     
  Total for A.S. Degree – Conference Services & Marketing / Hotel Administration = 60
Total for A.S. Degree – Adventure Leadership = 65