Recreation & Sport Diploma
Welcome to Recreation and Sport Management at Vancouver Island University. Studying here allows you to begin your undergraduate work in smaller classes and the more personal atmosphere of a University.
Our two-year diploma program focuses on entry-level skill development in the fields of recreation and sport as well as beginning competencies in a variety of areas including: outdoor recreation, leisure and culture, community development, commercial recreation and recreation for persons with disabilities.
The program addresses six key areas:
- Theory courses in Recreation Administration, English, and social sciences
- Skill courses
- Two (2) Co-operative Education placements
- Non-credit involvement to develop leadership abilities, confidence, and group dynamic skills
- Writing and public speaking skills.
The faculty values student-centered education and strives to provide every student with a quality experience through small group work, individual and group instruction, the use of current technology and attention to individual learning goals. For current program information, please see the main calendar. Students also benefit from application of classroom learning through Co-operative Education placements.