BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (RECREATION AND SPORTS MANAGEMENT)

Entry Requirements

In addition to attaining the basic university admission requirements, a candidate must have a minimum of grade C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent OR;

A grade of C (plain) in KCSE or its equivalent with a diploma in Sports Administration/management, Physical Education, Sports Science, Hospitality and Tourism, Education (with Geography) or related fields from a recognized institution.

Requirements for Award of a Degree

In addition to the university common units, candidates shall take 12 units at levels 100, 200,300 and 400 (i.e. 48 units including HRS 403: Practicum, but excluding the University Common Units) in order to graduate.

The candidates will undertake a practicum at the end of either their third or fourth academic year.

Examinations

The common regulations for the University/School examinations shall apply.

The course grading will be based primarily on continuous assessments (30%) and a final examination (70%) for both theory and practical units.

Credit waivers will be given as per university policy after approval.

Program Structure, Duration and Pattern

Academic year

1

2

3

4

Total

No. of Units

12

12

12

12

48

Semester

1

2

1

2

1

2

1

2

8

Unit loads

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

48

University common units

Year 1

Year 2

s/n

Unit Code: Title

Sem 1

Sem 2

Sem 1

 

UCU 100: Communication Skills

 

+

 
 

UCU 103: Introduction to Creative and Critical Thinking

+

   
 

UCU 104: Introduction to Entrepreneurship

   

+

LEVEL 100

Core Units

s/n

Unit Code: Title

Sem 1

Sem 2

 

HRS 100: Management of Fitness and Health Clubs

+

 
 

HRS 101: Recreation, Sport and Environment

+

 
 

HRS 102: Introduction to Management in Recreation and Sport

+

 
 

HRS 103: Theory and Practice of Recreation and sport

 

+

 

HRS 104: Management of Recreation and Sports Equipment

 

+

 

HRS 105: Foundations of Recreation and Sports

+

 
 

HES 100: First Aid and Safety Education

 

+

 

HES 102: Functional Human Anatomy

 

+

 

HES 106: Callisthenics and Weight Training

+

 
 

HPE 101: Hockey, Netball and Soccer

 

+

 

HPE 103: Basketball, Handball, Volleyball

+

 
 

HPE 104: Psychology of Physical Education

 

+

Level 200

Core Units

 

HRS 200: Legal and Ethical Issues in Recreation and Sport

 

+

 

HRS 201: Public Relations in Recreation and sport

+

 
 

HRS 202: Event Management in Recreation and Sport

 

+

 

HRS 203: Management of Parks and Game Reserves

 

+

 

HRS 204: Sport Tourism

 

+

 

HRS 205: Sociology of Recreation and Sport

+

 
 

HRS 206: Management of Community Recreation and Sport

+

 
 

HRS 207: Aerobics and Dance

+

 
 

HES 200: Physical Fitness and Evaluation

+

 
 

HES 206: Exercise and Sports for the Special Populations

+

 
 

HPE 200: Human Physiology

 

+

 

HPE 201: Athletics I, Softball, Swimming I

 

+

 

Level 300

 

Core Units

 

HCU 300; Introduction to Research Methods

+

 
 

HCU 301; Introductory Statistics

 

+

 

HRS 300: Recreation and Sport Programming

 

+

 

HRS 301: Business of Recreation and Sport

+

 
 

HRS 302: Human Resource Management in Recreation and Sports

 

+

 

HRS 303: Recreation and Sports Marketing      

 

+

 

HES 301: Exercise and Wellness

+

 
 

HES 302: Application of Computer Technology in Recreation & Sport

 

+

 

HES 312: Design and Improvisation of Sports Facilities and Equipment  

+

 

Electives Units

NOTE: Each Year Group to take similar electives because of the minimum quorum required for a class. Thus not all units are on offer at any given time

 

HRS 305: Leadership in Recreation and Sport

+

 
 

HRS 307: Adherence in Exercise, Recreation and Sports

+

 
 

HRS 308: Operations Management in Recreation and sport

 

+

 

HES 304: Nutrition and Sport Performance

 

+

 

HES 313: Hydrodynamics and Aquatic Activities

+

 
 

HPE 309: Stress Management and Physical Activity

 

+

 

LEVEL 400

   
 

Core Units

   
 

HCU 400; Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation

 

+

 

HRS 400: Adventure Recreation and Training

 

+

 

HRS 401: Financial Management and Accounting in Recreation and Sport

+

 
 

HRS 403: Practicum

 

+

 

HES 401: Research Project in Human Performance

 

+

 

HPE 400: Test and Measurements in Physical Activity

+

 

Elective Units

NOTE: Each Year Group to take similar electives because of the minimum quorum required for a class. Thus not all units are on offer at any given time

 

HES 405: Rackets and Batting Games

+

 
 

HRS 404: Recreation, Sport and Entertainment in Hospitality Industry

 

+

 

HRS 405: Ageing and Human Performance

+

 
 

HRS 406: Professional Career Development in Recreation and sport

 

+

 

HRS 407: Organization Theory and Behaviour in Recreation and Sports

+

 
 

HRS 408: Recreation and sports Production Management

 

+

 

HRS 409: Public-Private Partnership in Recreation and Sports

 

+

 

HRS 410: Strategic Management in Recreation and Sport Organizations

+

 

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