School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

PRLS 241: Practicum

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General Information

Credit hours: 3


Paid or voluntary work experience in a park and recreation agency. Minimum period of 10 to 12 weeks of part-time employment or experience. Capstone course for minors, allowing for integration and application of course work, theories, and research to a work setting. Work sites chosen among four approved sites. Includes meetings and assignments prior to and during the practicum. Notes: Open to departmental majors and minors only. Serves as a capstone for minors who have completed PRLS 310, 316, and 327. Offered by Recreation, Health & Tourism. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: PRLS 210D, 220D or 316D.
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Schedule Type: Internship
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

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