3 Semester Hours of Electives
3 hrs. of electives from ACC, BUS, ECN, MGT, MAR approved by advisor and department chair.
Internship in Recreation should be completed after REC 3550/3551, REC 4274, and the majority of courses in recreation.
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 courses from at least three of the following six areas: adaptive physical education, biological/physical sciences, human services, psychology, sociology, or special education.
(Major GPA based on all recreation courses taken at EIU.)