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.)