BA Specialization in Therapeutic Recreation

Program Requirements

Specialization in Therapeutic Recreation (60 credits)

15

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)
AHSC 281 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation (3.00)

24

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 380 Quantitative Research Methods for Practitioners (3.00)
AHSC 381 Concepts in Therapeutic Recreation Programming (3.00)
AHSC 382 Qualitative Research Methods for Practitioners (3.00)
AHSC 383 Therapeutic Recreation and Physical Disabilities (3.00)
AHSC 384 Therapeutic Recreation: Cognitive Disabilities and Illness (3.00)

9

credits:

AHSC 427 Administration of Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services (3.00)
AHSC 432 Seminar in Therapeutic Recreation (3.00)
AHSC 450 Therapeutic Recreation Assessment and Leisure Counselling (3.00)

9

credits:

AHSC 438 Internship in Therapeutic Recreation (9.00)

3

credits of elective courses chosen from:

AHSC 360 Play, Adult Learning and Development (3.00)
AHSC 385 Social Psychology of Leisure (3.00)
AHSC 422 Youth and Leisure (3.00)
AHSC 442 Community Development and Leisure (3.00)
AHSC 444 The Older Adult and Leisure (3.00)

Notes

  • Students in Therapeutic Recreation are required to complete the appropriate entrance profile. The entrance profile is 3.14G for Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Students may complete the 3.14 profile at Concordia after admission (see Section 31.002 Programs and Admission Requirements).
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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