Recreational Therapy (B.S.)

REC 451.

PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP IN RECREATION MANAGEMENT (12). A professional internship experience in which the student is placed under the supervision of a director of a recreation facility. The student is actively involved in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of recreation management programs. The completion of written assignments is an integral part of the internship.

REC 448.

IMPLICATIONS DISABLING CONDITIONS FOR RECREATIONAL THERAPY (3). A comprehensive study of the provision of recreational therapy services for individuals with disabilities and/or special needs. These populations include, but are not limited to, the aging, the visually impaired, individuals with developmental disabilities, psychological and behavioral disorders.

REC 448.

IMPLICATIONS DISABLING CONDITIONS FOR RECREATIONAL THERAPY (3). A comprehensive study of the provision of recreational therapy services for individuals with disabilities and/or special needs. These populations include, but are not limited to, the aging, the visually impaired, individuals with developmental disabilities, psychological and behavioral disorders.

REC 447.

MANAGEMENT OF RECREATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES (3).An exploration and analysis of management issues, concepts and practices that impact public, private and quasi-public recreation services. Topics include personnel management, legal liability, risk management, finance and budgeting, problem solving, public relations, record keeping, marketing, motivation, communication and staff development. Prerequisite: REC 300.

REC 447.

MANAGEMENT OF RECREATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES (3).An exploration and analysis of management issues, concepts and practices that impact public, private and quasi-public recreation services. Topics include personnel management, legal liability, risk management, finance and budgeting, problem solving, public relations, record keeping, marketing, motivation, communication and staff development. Prerequisite: REC 300.

REC 401.

CLINICAL ISSUES AND TRENDS IN RECREATIONAL THERAPY (3). An intensive study and discussion of contemporary issues and trends in recreational therapy.

 

REC 347.

GROUP LEADERSHIP/RECREATION LEADERSHIP (3). The study, analysis and application of leadership theory, styles and techniques as they relate to the delivery of recreation services.

REC 345.

INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION AND LEISURE (3). An intensive study and discussion of the field of recreation and leisure. Perspectives explored include those of the individual as a consumer and of public and private agencies as providers of leisure services. Course work includes philosophy, history, theory and a survey of public and private leisure service organizations.