Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Recreation Professions Major, B.A.


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A grade of "C" or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Subtotal for Core: 41-45


Notes:


* Requires a minimum 2.75 GPA

Current Adult, Infant, and Child CPR with First Aid certification or First Aid Basics and Community CPR certifications are required and can be obtained through the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or equivalent organizations. Online training will NOT be accepted as meeting this requirement. Students who would like more advanced training may substitute “Emergency Response" and “CPR for the Professional Rescuer” certification which are satisfied through completion of HPS 2060.

Areas of Concentration:


Therapeutic Recreation Services:


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

Select a minimum of 6 credits, in consultation with your academic advisor, of courses with prefixes of HCM, HSP, ITP, PSY, SOC.*

Subtotal: 28


Total required for the Recreation Services Major, Concentration in Therapeutic Recreation Services: 69-73


Note:


* Students must have a minimum of 18 credits of supportive coursework for National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification eligibility.

Recreation Management:


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

Total required for the Recreation Services Major, Concentration in Recreation Management: 60-64


Recreation Generalist:


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

Required Courses:


  • Core Courses: 41-45 credits

Select a minimum of 7 credits:


In consultation with an academic advisor in Recreation Services, select a minimum of 7 credits from courses with the following prefixes:  HCM, ITP, HSP, HPS, PSY, SOC, MGT, MKT, SPA, ENV.

Subtotal: 19


Total required for the Recreation Services Major, Concentration in Recreation Generalist: 60-64


Outdoor Recreation


The Outdoor Recreation program provides scholarly instruction and practical experiences to prepare students as skilled professionals and leaders in the outdoor domain. The program provides an integration of theory and hands-on courses covering such topics as outdoor skills and instruction, environmental justice, risk management, and social justice, to name a few. Extended major, no minor required. Students must have a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate from the University.

Outdoor Recreation Activities


Select a minimum of 12, advisor approved, RECR Outdoor Recreation Activity courses

Select a minimum of 6 credits


In consultation with an academic advisor in Recreation Services, select a minimum of 6 credits with the following prefixes: RECR, SM, HPS, HPL, EXS. Or select from the following:

Subtotal: 38 credits


Total required for the Recreation Services Major, Concentration in Outdoor Recreation: 79-83


Note:


Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is required at the completion of the program. Students who would like more advanced training may substitute Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT). ​

 

Program Revised June 28, 2018

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