Recreation and Leisure Studies, B.S. - Concentration: Therapeutic Recreation
This program has a separate admission process. Please consult the admission requirements for this program for more information.
Overall GPA of 2.5 Required
120 Overall Credits Required
LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS
Liberal Education Program
45 Credits Required
Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program.
While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:
Tier 2 - Creative Drive
REC 220 – Inclusive Recreation
Tier 2 – Mind and Body:
PSY 100 – Introduction to Psychology
Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)
Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.
Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.
51 Credits Required
'C' or better required.
Courses with less than 'C' must be repeated within two semesters. Students receiving grades of 'C' or lower in more than one recreation course may be dismissed from this major.
Concentration in Therapeutic Recreation
39 Credits Required
REC 100 – Introduction to Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management
REC 210 – Activity Development and Leadership
REC 231 – Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
REC 314 – Medical Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation
REC 320 – Program Planning and Management
REC 331 – Therapeutic Recreation: Assessment and Individualized Programming
REC 391 – Interventions and Facilitation Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
REC 420 – Organization and Administration of Leisure
REC 431 – Current Practices in Therapeutic Recreation
REC 441 – Design and Administration of Therapeutic Recreation Services
REC 480 – Philosophy of Recreation and Leisure
Select 2 from:
CMD 205 - Social Communication
REC 202 - Methods: Birth to Five
REC 251 - Recreation and Youth Development
REC 303 - Leisure and Aging
REC 307 - Disabilities in Society
REC 311 - Introduction to Child Life Therapy
REC 312 - Therapeutic Play
REC 403 - Mediation: Community Settings
RSP 330 - Case Studies in Medical Ethics
SMT 207 - Adaptive Recreation Sport
Recreation and Leisure Requirements
12 Credits Required