College of Health

OTRT Recreational Therapy

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 Recreational Therapy Bachelors Degree Plan

Course # Course Name Credit Hours
RECREATIONAL THERAPY REQUIRED COURSES
RECTH 3330 Foundations of Recreational Therapy 3
RECTH 4300 Recreational Therapy with Indiv with Intellectual Disabilities 3
RECTH 3360 Assessment, Documentation and Eval in Recreation Therapy 4
RECTH 4310 Recreational Therapy and the Elderly 3
RECTH 4320 Recreational Therapy and Physical Medicine 3
RECTH 5360 Techniques and Facilitation in Recreational Therapy 3
RECTH 4330 Recreational Therapy and Mental Health Services 3
RECTH 5300 Management in Recreational Therapy 3
RECTH 5350 Advancement of Recreational Therapy Clinical and Prof Analysis 3
RECTH 5828 Recreational Therapy Internship 12
  Sub-Total 40
REQUIRED SUPPORTIVE COURSE WORK
BIOL 2325 AND
BIOL 2420
Human Anatomy AND
Human Physiology (AS)
4
4
OR
H EDU 4650
Anat and Phys for Health 4
KINES 3092 Kinesiology 3
FCS 1500 OR
NURS 2100
Human Development/Lifespan 3
PSY 3400 Psych of Abnormal Behavior 3
SOC 3112
OR
PSY 3000
Social Stats (QB & QI)
OR
Psychological Stats (QB & QI)
4
PRT 5395 Financial Management (QI) 3
ALTERNATE HEALTH CARE COURSE (take one)
H EDU 5100
OR
H EDU 3050
OR
SOC 3671
OR
F
CS 5430
OR
POLS 5324
Health Care in the USA
OR
Community Health Issues
OR
Sociology of Health
OR

Families, Consumers & Health
OR

Disabilities Studies (DV)
3
  Sub-Total 23 or 27
ELECTIVE COURSE(S)
Must take at least 3 credits (Social Science or Humanities). Must be 3000 level or higher. The class will need to contribute to understanding of health and human services and/or reinforce the students’ area of specialization. If supportive course work is less than 26 credits, additional electives will be added to enhance supportive coursework hours. Course options from FCS, GERON, H EDU, NUTR, PHIL, PRT, PSY, SOC, SP ED, cultural focus. Students may wish to consider a minor in Disability Studies, Gerontology, Health, Human Development, Psychology, among others.
  Total Credits for Major 69

Sample Semester Plan

Year Semester Course # Course Title Credit Hours
2016-2017 Fall RECTH 3330 Foundations of Recreational Therapy 3
RECTH 4300 Recreational Therapy and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities/Lab 3
BIOL 2325 Human Anatomy (prerequisite: BIOL 1210) 4
SOC 3112 OR
PSY 3000
Social Stats (QB & QI) OR
Psychological States (QB & QI)
(Prerequisite: PSY 1010)
4
Alternate health care class on approved list: 3

H EDU 5100 Health Care in the USA OR
H EDU 3050 Community Health Issues OR
SOC 3671 Sociology of Health OR
FCS 5430 Families, Consumers, and Health OR
POLS 5324 Disabilities Studies (DV)

Fall 2016-2017 Total Credit Hours 16
Spring RECTH 3360 Assessment, Documentation and Evaluation in Recreational Therapy 4
RECTH 4310 Recreational Therapy and the Elderly Population/Lab 3
BIOL 2420 Human Physiology (AS)
(Prerequisite: CHEM 1100 and BIOL 1210)
4
FCS 1500 OR
NURS 2100
Human Development/Lifespan OR
Lifespan Growth and Development
3
Spring 2016-2017 Total Credit Hours 14
Summer None
2016-2017 Total Credit Hours 30
2017-2018 Fall KINES 3092 Kinesiology (prerequisite: BIOL 2325) 3
PRT 5395 Financial Management (QI) (Prerequisite: PRT 3700 or IS 2010) 3
RECTH 5360 Techniques and Facilitation in Recreational Therapy 3
RECTH 4320 Recreational Therapy and Physical Medicine/Lab 3
PSY 3400 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
(Prerequisite: PSY 1010)
3
Fall 2017-2018 Total Credit Hours 15
Spring RECTH 5350 Advancement of Recreational Therapy Clinical and Professional Analysis 3
RECTH 4330 Recreational Therapy and Mental Health Services/Lab 3
RECTH 5300 Management in Recreational Therapy 3
Elective (may fulfil CW, DV, IR) 3
Spring 2017-2018 Total Credit Hours 12
Summer RECTH 5828 Recreational Therapy Internship 12
Summer 2017-2018 Total Credit Hours 12
2017-2017 Total Credit Hours 39
Recreational Therapy Total Program Credit Hours 69