Recreation Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cooperative Academic Program

Criteria: A Recreation Administration major with junior-level standing, a minimum 2.8+ GPA and a selection process by University faculty and Corps of Engineers resource manager.  Students selected receive on site on-the-job training during the two year cooperative field project.

Participating Mississippi U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lakes since 1987 are:

  • Arkabutla Lake
  • Enid Lake
  • Grenada Lake
  • Sardis Lake



Jim Gilbert, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus