The AMGA is extremely proud to announce that its’ introductory level programs have been accepted and approved by the academic committee of the University of Utah. The opportunity now exists such that students of an AMGA course can elect to receive credit from the University of Utah upon completion. These courses are listed within the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Land Based courses in the University’s Catalogue. The University of Utah is the only University currently providing this option to AMGA students.
Academic credit is now available for the following AMGA courses:
Credit: Each class allows for 3 credits that will yield a letter grade.
Cost: The cost of these 3 credits per course is $140.00.
It is important to apply for credit prior to taking an AMGA course. Credit hours will not be granted for courses previously taken.
Different situations exist if a student of one of the above AMGA courses decides to elect the credit option:
The University of Utah has assigned a course category and number to each of the above courses. The courses are all listed in the PRTL category which is short for, “Parks, Recreation & Tourism – Land Based.” The following is how the courses are listed:
These can be viewed via the online course catalogue for PRTL courses at: http://www.acs.utah.edu/GenCatalog/crsdesc/prtl.html
Scott Schumann, Ph.D.
University of Utah
Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
AMGA Program Director