Courses for your Recreation and Sport Business degree

First-year courses

September to December

January to April

  • REC 215 – Marketing Recreation and Sport Services
  • BET 100 – Foundations of Entrepreneurial Practice
  • Three electives

This is a sample schedule. Courses or when a course is offered may change depending on availability.

After first year

About half of the classes you’ll take will be Recreation and Leisure Studies courses. With your remaining classes, you can choose electives from many of the 100 subject areas at Waterloo.

View all the courses required for your degree.

Sample upper-year courses

REC 215 – Marketing Recreation, Sport, and Events 
REC 313 – Amateur Sport from Playground to Podium
REC 319 – Event Planning and Design
REC 413 – Innovative Solutions in Recreation and Sport Business


Advisors are here to help

Once you're a Waterloo student, you'll have access to academic advisors who can help you

  • choose your courses,
  • select minors and specializations,
  • ensure that you're meeting the requirements for your degree, and more.

With so much flexibility, you might have a lot of questions. We're here to help! If you're applying for admission, contact our Faculty of Health recruitment co-ordinator.

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Overview of Waterloo's Recreation and Sport Business degree program.