RECREATIONAL THERAPY

College:

College of Education

RECREATIONAL THERAPY (CONCENTRATION)
Students majoring in Recreational Therapy must complete all course requirements in the university General Studies in addition to the following courses:
 
RECREATIONAL THERAPY

Professional Recreation Course Requirements    12
REC 345 Introduction to Recreation and Leisure    3
REC 336 Program Planning for Leisure Services    3
REC 347 Group Leadership/Recreation Leadership    3


Professional Recreational Therapy Course Requirements    26
REC 300 Professional Foundations of Recreational Therapy    3
REC 301 Program Design and Techniques in Recreational Therapy    3
REC 447 Management of Recreational Therapy Services    3
REC 448 Recreational Therapy for Implications of Disabling Conditions    3
REC 401 Clinical Issues and Trends in Recreational Therapy     3
REC 303 Clinical Practicum in Recreational Therapy I    1
REC 304 Clinical Practicum in Recreational Therapy II    1
REC 452 Clinical Field Placement in Recreational Therapy    12

Exercise Science and Biological Science Course Requirements    7

PED 250 Applied Anatomy and Physiology
Or
*BIO 221 Human Anatomy    4
PED 351 Kinesiology    3
* If the student chooses to take BIO 319, the student must also take BIO 320.

Sport Skill Course Requirements    4

PED 221 Intermediate Swimming
or
PED 121 Swimming for Non-swimmers    1
PED 100-PED 237 Three (3) Additional Sport Skill Courses    3
 
Required Supportive Course Requirements    9
The nine (9) hours of required supportive courses maybe taken in any of the following areas:
Adapted Physical Education 
Related Biological Sciences 
Human Services
Psychology
Sociology
Special Education
 
Required Elective Courses    12

PSY 360 Developmental Psychology    3
PED 253 First Aid, CPR and Care of Athletic Injuries    3
PSY 353 Abnormal Psychology    3
PED 200 Physical Fitness and Wellness    3


TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENT MINIMUM    123

College:

College of Education

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH CURRICULUM (MCHP) 

Required Courses    8

MCHP 200 Introduction to Maternal and Child Health    2
MCHP 201 Emerging Health Issues in MCH    2

Choose two (2) from the following list of courses    2

MCHP 297 Professional Development Seminar: Leadership I                                1
MCHP 386 Professional Development Seminar: Research                       1
MCHP 387 Professional Development Seminar: Special Topics                    1
MCHP 389 Professional Development Seminar: Epidemiology            1
MCHP 390 Professional Development Seminar: Ethics                1
MCHP 397 Professional Development Seminar: Leadership II            1
MCHP 398 Professional Development Seminar: Fieldwork I*                                  1
MCHP 399 Professional Development Seminar: Fieldwork II*            1

*Note: Students must complete two (2) credits of Fieldwork. Students may replace 

Fieldwork I&II (398 & 399) with prior approval from an MCH advisor from the list below:

HIM 339 Professional Practice I    4
REC 201 Field Study in Recreational Management    1
REC 304 Clinical Practicum in Recreational Therapy II    1
SWK 463 Field Instruction I    4
SWK 465 Field Instruction I    4
REH 401 Fieldwork in Rehabilitation I    3
REH 402 Fieldwork in Rehabilitation II    3

Related/Support Courses    10
Note:  Courses required for a major degree many not count for the minor certificate related/support 
course requirement.  Please contact an MCH Advisor to confirm appropriate support course selection(s).

BIO 200 Introduction to the Health Profession            1
BIO 320 Human Physiology    4
BIO 420 Molecular Biology and Genetics    4
EDU 428 Child Growth and Development    3
FLS 161 Spanish (Recommended)    3
HEA 100 Personal Health and Wellness    2
HEA 258 Health and Nutrition    3
HEA 360 Communicable and Chronic Diseases    3
HIM 210 The Language of Medicine    3
MCHP203 Health Professions and Careers    2
MCHP216 Introduction to Public Health       3
MCHP298​​​​​​​ Life Course Seminar I: Health Disparities    1
MCHP299 Life Course Seminar II: Quality of Life    1
PSY 251 General Psychology    3
PSY 353 Abnormal Psychology    3
PSY 360 Developmental Psychology    3
PSY 375 Introduction to Developmental Disabilities    3
REH 302 Medical Aspects    3
REH 308 Diversity and Disability    3
SED 220 Special Healthcare Needs    3
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology    3
SWK 220 Introduction to Social Work    3
SWK 230 Social Work in Health Settings    3
SWK 322 Human Behavior and Social Environment I    3
SWK 323 Human Behavior and Social Environment II    3
SWK 354 Child Welfare    3
SWK 455 Social Work with Families        3