Recreation-Natural Resources Management (B.S.)
What is this degree?
Do you enjoy the Outdoors? A degree in Recreation-Natural
Resources Management allows graduates to find rewarding jobs with various federal
and state land management agencies, municipal parks and adventure programming
companies. Graduates become stewards of the natural environment while educating
the public on the importance of nature.
Why would I want to
get this degree at Henderson?
The Recreation Program at Henderson State University
provides very unique learning opportunities for students with a passion for
Natural Resource Management. Located
near the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, Arkadelphia has many
opportunities for outdoor recreation and the various natural resource
management agencies provide hands-on learning experiences. A degree earned
at Henderson State University will provide the distinction of a diverse
learning opportunity as Henderson State University is the only Public Liberal
Arts University for the State of Arkansas.
What does the degree
prepare me to do?
Recreation-Natural Resource Management graduates work in a
variety of outdoor recreation, experiential education and adventure programming
settings. Student employment opportunities
connected to Recreation-Natural Resource Management are numerous. They include:
- Arkansas State Parks
- National Park Service
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- U.S. Forest Service
- Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
- National Outdoor Leadership School
- Adventure Camps
- Commercial Recreation Businesses
- University Recreation
Natural Resources Degree Checklist and 8 Semester Degree Plan