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BA Specialization in Recreation and Leisure Studies

Program Requirements

Specialization in Recreation and Leisure Studies (60 credits)

12

credits:

AHSC 220 Lifespan Growth and Development for Practitioners (3.00)
AHSC 230 Interpersonal Communication and Relationships (3.00)
AHSC 241 Recreation and Leisure in Contemporary Society (3.00)
AHSC 260 Program Planning, Design and Evaluation (3.00)

21

credits:

AHSC 321 Historical Foundations of Leisure and Recreation (3.00)
AHSC 350 Leisure Education in Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services (3.00)
AHSC 361 Leisure Services Leadership (3.00)
AHSC 371 Community Recreation Planning (3.00)
AHSC 380 Quantitative Research Methods for Practitioners (3.00)
AHSC 382 Qualitative Research Methods for Practitioners (3.00)
AHSC 385 Social Psychology of Leisure (3.00)

9

credits:

AHSC 427 Administration of Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services (3.00)
AHSC 431 Recreation and Leisure Studies Seminar (3.00)
AHSC 442 Community Development and Leisure (3.00)

6

credits:

AHSC 437 Internship in Recreation and Leisure Studies (6.00)

12credits of elective courses chosen from either Recreation Programming Group or Recreation Administration Group

Recreation Programming Group (12 credits)

12

with at least three credits at the 400 level, chosen from:

AHSC 281 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation (3.00)
AHSC 310 Tourism in Canada (3.00)
AHSC 311 Respecting Diversity in Human Relations (3.00)
AHSC 323 Gender and Leisure (3.00)
AHSC 333 Leisure and the Environment (3.00)
AHSC 360 Play, Adult Learning and Development (3.00)
AHSC 403 Cultivating Creativity and Social Innovation (3.00)
AHSC 421 Political and Legal Aspects of Leisure Services (3.00)
AHSC 422 Youth and Leisure (3.00)
AHSC 444 The Older Adult and Leisure (3.00)
AHSC 450 Therapeutic Recreation Assessment and Leisure Counselling (3.00)
AHSC 460 Health Promotion (6.00)
AHSC 490 Independent Study I (3.00)
AHSC 491 Independent Study II (3.00)

Recreation Administration Group (12 credits)

12

with at least three credits at the 300 level, chosen from:

MANA 201 Introduction to Business and Management (3.00)
MANA 202 Human Behaviour in Organizations (3.00)
MANA 298 Business Law (3.00)
MANA 300 Entrepreneurship: Launching Your Business (3.00)
MANA 343 Communication and Negotiation (3.00)
MANA 362 Human Resource Management (3.00)
MANA 374 Sustainable Management (3.00)

Notes

  • Students in Recreation and Leisure Studies are required to complete the appropriate entrance profile. The entrance profile is 0.00G for Recreation and Leisure Studies.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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