Work hard, play hard. Recreation is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle. Majors and minors in this program learn to be leaders in their field.
This professional program leads to a bacheolor of science in recreation degree. As a recreation major at Calvin, you will choose from three areas of concentration: therapeutic recreation, recreational leadership and community/commercial recreation. These programs all require additional courses work in mathematics, psychology and social work. They also include an internship component and many opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the field.
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Help Calvin host the Special Olympics; Participate in intramural sports; Volunteer at local senior centers or schools; Become a Big Brother or Big Sister; Work at the pool, fitness center, or indoor track as a student employee.
(34-37 semester hours)
(40 semester hours)
One course from:
(18 semester hours)
Dollar amounts reflect awards given for the 2012-13 academic year.
Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Recreation as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: