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  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Recreation Administration

Recreation Administration: Therapeutic Recreation Option (B.S.)



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Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

The Therapeutic Recreation Option Comprises:


Semester Hours Required for the Therapeutic Recreation Option: 84-85 semester hours

3 Hours of Electives for NCTRC Certification Approved by Advisor and Department Chair**


Footnotes:


Prerequisite for Internship in Recreation – must have completed all other core courses in the Recreation Administration major or permission of the Chair or Internship Coordinator, and have at least a 2.0 cumulative and major GPA.

Fieldwork (REC 3551) requires 15 hours per week of practical experience at a field based site along with a one hour weekly class session.  Enrollment is limited as sites in the immediate area are limited.

* Internship (Recreation Administration 4275) must be served in a clinical, residential or community-based therapeutic program under the supervision of a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.

** In order to seek certification by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC), the student must select one or more courses from the following five departments: family and consumer sciences, health promotion, kinesiology, psychology, or sociology.

*** BIO 1001G and PSY 1879G also meet general education requirements.

(Major GPA based on all Recreation Administration courses taken at EIU.)

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