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Academic Programs: Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic recreation majors complete a modified liberal arts core, seven major courses, four cognate courses, and the courses from the selected emphasis . Students are advised to consult with Dr. Youngkhill Lee (therapeutic recreation major) for more information about this program and possible career opportunities in the broad field of therapeutic recreation.

Therapeutic Recreation Course Requirements

Therapeutic Recreation Major (40 semester hours)
Common Courses: KIN 201, RECR 203, RECR 205, RECR 304, RECR 310, RECR 314, RECR 324, RECR 326, RECR 345, RECR 346, RECR 380
Cognates: MATH 143 or PSYC/DOC 255, PSYC 201, PSYC 212, PSYC 310 SW 370

Recreation Leadership Minor (18 semester hours)
RECR 201, RECR 305, RECR 310, Plus 3 Other Approved RECR courses one of which may be an Interim course

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Careers in Therapeutic Recreation

  • Hospital Settings
  • Clinical Settings
  • Group Homes
  • "At-risk" Youth Homes
  • Programs for Persons with Emotional, Mental, or Physical Disabilities