Recreation & Park Administration Program
Therapeutic Recreation Emphasis
The Therapeutic Recreation Emphasis prepares students for a career as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) working with special populations in clinical and community recreation environments. The specialized TR emphasis prepares students for national certification under guidelines established by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
Fall Spring ENGL 1013 Composition I1 3 ENGL 1023 Composition II1 3 Fine Arts & Humanities1 3 Mathematics1 3 U.S. History/Government1 3 Science with Lab1 4 RP 1001 Orientation to Recreation and Park Administration 1 COMS 1003 Introduction to Computer Based Systems 3 RP 1013 Principles of Recreation and Park Administration 3 Total Hours 13 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Internship must be completed in last semester after all coursework has been completed.