Required Courses for Therapeutic Recreation

A list of required courses and a suggested course sequence plan can also be found in the Program Planning Guide.

Year 1 - Fall Semester (Dec-Apr)
Health Sciences 1170 - Human Development Across the Lifespan
Therapeutic Recreation 3000 - Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation 3100 - Program Planning in Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation 3200 - Intro. to Rec. & Leisure: Across the Life Course
Therapeutic Recreation 3150 - Abnormal Psychology

Year 1 - Spring Semester (Jan-Apr)
Therapeutic Recreation 1160 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
Therapeutic Recreation 3300 - Processes & Techniques in Therapeutic Rec.
Therapeutic Recreation 3400 - Facilitation in Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation 3500 - Therapeutic Recreation for Special Populations
'One of:' List course (see below)

Year 2 - Fall Semester (Sep-Dec)
Therapeutic Recreation 4000 - Issues and Trends in Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation 4100 - Research Design in Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation 4200 - Administration in Therapeutic Recreation
'Two of' List course (see below)
'Two of' List course (see below)

Year 2 - Spring Semester (Jan-Apr)
Therapeutic Recreation 4550 - Practicum in Therapeutic Rec. (15.0 credit hours)

'One of' List Courses:
Health Sciences 2450/History 2450 - Evolution of Health and Illness Care
Health Sciences 4500/Fine Arts 4500 - Global Health, Fine Arts, and Social Change
Kinesiology 2130 - Humanities Perspectives
Philosophy 2001 - Introduction to Ethics

'Two of' List Courses:
Health Sciences 2600/Women and Gender Studies 2100 - Women and Health
Health Sciences 2700/Sociology 2700 - Health and Society
Health Sciences 3500 - Information in Health Care
Health Sciences 3510 - Program Planning and Evaluation
Health Sciences 3570/Psychology 3570 - Contemporary Issues in Mental Health
Health Sciences 3750 - Addictions and Youth
Health Sciences 3800 - Teaching and Learning for Health Professions
Health Sciences 3860 - Men's Health
Kinesiology 2140 - Psychological Perspectives
Kinesiology 2150 - Sociological Perspectives

NOTE: Some 'One of' and 'Two of' list courses may be initially reserved for students in other programs, and may not be offered in all terms.

Students completing the part-time, online program will follow the course sequencing below: