Stephen J. Dannhoff
Assistant Professor and Director of Physical
and Health Education/Recreation Management
Professor of Physical Education
The purpose of the Recreation Management Program at Carroll University is to prepare entry-level professionals who can develop, implement, and administer recreation and outdoor adventure programs across the life span in a variety of settings including community Parks and Recreation Departments, fitness facilities, resorts, and cruise ships.
Recreation Management Major
Bachelor of Science
Many of the teaching and planning skills utilized in teaching physical and health education are also essential for successful recreation program management. Descriptions of Physical Education Program courses in the Recreation Management Program are in the Physical Education/Health Education/Adapted Physical Education Program section of this catalog. Descriptions of Health Sciences and Exercise Science Program courses in the Recreation Management program are contained in the Health Sciences and Exercise Sciences Program sections, respectively, of this catalog.
Program Outcomes for Recreation Management
1. Train our students in management skills associated with middle management line positions.
2. Instill in our students a sense of ethical principles and professional responsibility.
3. Prepare our students so that they may identify and access the most relevant research materials.
4. Foster those skills necessary to seek out partnerships in the delivery of recreational services.
5. Cultivate an attitude of lifelong professional participation.
6. Implement effective instructional approaches including the use of media and technology.
7. Apply formal and informal assessment strategies.
Specific courses that require use of equipment and disposable supplies are assigned a course fee.