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Health Science and Recreation Department

BS - Recreation, Concentration in Therapeutic Recreation


Course Requirements

University Graduation Requirements44
Core Lower Division General Education27
Of the 39 units required by the university, 12 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.
Upper Division General Education9
Of the 9 units required by the university, 0 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.
American Institutions6
Coursework shown below for the 6 units required by the university are double counted within GE. Consult with major advisor for details.
Complete one sequence from:
Asian American Studies6
AAS 033A. Asian Americans in the United States Historical and Political ProcessM63
AAS 033B. Asian Americans in the United States Historical and Political ProcessM73
U.S. History and Government6
HIST 015A. U.S. History and GovernmentM63
HIST 015B. U.S. History and GovernmentM73
Can be taken as POLS 015 A/B as well.
Mexican American Studies6
MAS 010A. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentM63
MAS 010B. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentM73
Physical Education2
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement0
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html.
Preparation for the Major16
RECL 100W. Writing WorkshopZ3
BIOL 065. Human AnatomyB2+B34
PSYC 001. General PsychologyD13
PSYC 110. Abnormal Psychology3
HS 015. Human Life SpanD13
Requirements of the Major60
Core Courses38
RECL 090. Foundations of Recreation Parks & Tourism3
RECL 110. Leisure, Life and Contemporary Society3
RECL 112. Foundations of Recreation Therapy3
RECL 132. Recreation Program Planning3
RECL 135. Planning and Managing Rec Areas & Facil3
RECL 136. Principles of Recreation and Park Admin3
RECL 160. Research and Evaluation in Recreation3
RECL 170A. Pre-Intern Workshop1
RECL 170C. Internship in Therapeutic Recreation4-10
Recreation Therapy Concentration13
RECL 169. Practicum in Recreation Therapy1
RECL 193. RT Interventions for People with Physical Conditions3
RECL 194. Advanced Practices in Therapeutic Recr3
RECL 197. Recreation Therapy in Mental Health3
RECL 198. Rec Therapy Assessment and Documentation3
Major Electives9
Electives chosen in consultation with academic advisor

Total Units:120