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2011-2012 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Recreation Administration

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

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1 Semester Hour of KSS Activity Courses

3 Semester Hours of Electives

3 hrs. of electives from ACC, BUS, ECN, MGT, MAR approved by advisor and department chair.

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

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements must include:


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 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.)

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