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Recreation Generalist Major Requirements

FA = Fall SP = Spring SU = Summer

REQUIRED COURSES

Course Number Course Description Credits Semester Offered
RECR 1870 Introduction to Recreation and Park Services 3 FA, SP 
RECR 2110 Recreation Leadership Skills and Techniques 4 FA, SP 
RECR 3330 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation Services 3 FA, SP 
RECR 3840 Design and Maintenance of Recreation and Park Resources 4 FA, SP 
RECR 3870 Internship Seminar for Recreation and Parks Professions 2 FA, SP 
RECR 3970 Practicum in Recreation, Parks, or Therapeutic Recreation 3 FA, SP, SU
RECR 4110 Program Development in Recreation Services 3 FA, SP 
RECR 4130 Administration of Recreation and Park Services 3 FA
RECR 4850 Advanced Administration and Evaluation 3 SP
RECR 4890 Internship in Recreation, Parks, or Therapeutic Recreation* 10-14 FA, SP, SU
PSY 2210 Psychology of Human Development 3 FA, SP, SU 
CORE SUBTOTAL 41-45 Credits**    

*10-14 Hours of Internship required with a GPA of 2.75 or higher

**A grade of C or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor's degree.

 

Recreation Management Concentration

ELECTIVE COURSES (select a minimum of 12 credits from the following courses)

Course Number Course Description Credits Semester Offered

RECR 2010

RECR 2330

RECR 3430

Play Across Cultures

Advocacy for Aging Adults

Program Development in Therapeutic Recreation

3

3

3

FA, SP 

Every other semester

FA

RECR 3530 Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation 4 FA

RECR 3900 (A-Z)

RECR 3930

Pilot Leadership Courses

Contemporary Issues in Recreation and Parks: Variable Topics

1-3

1-3

FA, SP 

FA, SP, SU 

RECR 3990 (A-Z) Field Experience in Recreation and Park Professions 1-3 FA, SP, SU 
RECR 4030 Issues and Trends in Therapeutic Recreation 3 SP
RECR 4150 Advanced Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation 4 SP
RECR 4550 Aquatic Management 3 Alternates every 3rd semester
RECR 4630 Recreation Programs for the Older Adult 3 Every other year

RECR 4810

Grants and Grant Writing in the Health Professions

3

Alternates every 3rd semester

CONCENTRATION SUBTOTAL 19 Credits

 

ELECTIVE COURSES:

Select a minimum of 7 credits from the following courses with the following prefixes: HCM, ITP, HSP, HPS, PSY, SOC, MGT, MKT, SPA, ENV)

*Extended major, no minor required.  Students must have a minimum of 120 credits to graduate from the University.

 

60-64 total credits required for the Recreation Services Major, Concentration in Recreation Generalist.