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  • Objectives
    The general objectives of the program are: 1. To provide the student with a broad educational exposure to various social science and humanities disciplines (e.g., Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Anthropology, History); 2. To familiarize students with current social science-based research methods and statistics; 3. To provide the student with the necessary skills and knowledge for entry into the roles of leadership, advocacy, constancy and education in recreation and leisure services; 4. To provide the necessary background to enable students to pursue graduate work in leisure studies, management studies or the social sciences and humanities.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Science in Recreation - Therapeutic Recreation
  • Course description
     Required Health and Human Performance Classes

    • HAHP 1000.03 3
    • HAHP 2000.03 3
    • HAHP 3000.03 3
    • HAHP 3100.03 3
    • ANAT 1020.03 3
    • PHYL 1010.06 6
    • KINE 3384.03 3
    • LEIS 1127.03 3
    • LEIS 2127.03 3
    • LEIS 2130.03 3
    • LEIS 2361.03 3
    • LEIS 2384.03 3
    • LEIS 3127.03 3
    • LEIS 3296.03 3
    • LEIS 3426.03 3
    • STAT 1060.03 3
    • LEIS 3492.03 3
    • LEIS 4365.03 3
    • LEIS 4597.15 15

    Required Arts & Social Science Classes


    • PSYO 1021.03 and PSYO 1022.03 or PSYO 1011.03 and PSYO 1012.03 6
    • PSYO 2220.03 3
    • SOSA 1000.06 or SOSA 1050.06 or SOSA 1200.0 6

    Therapeutic Recreation Electives

    Two of the following:
    • LEIS 4482.03 3
    • LEIS 4512.03 3
    • LEIS 4540.03 3
    • LEIS 4563.03 3
    • Designated Elective* 3
    • Open Electives** 24

    * Designated electives can be chosen from the courses in the Language/Humanities list (under Degree Requirements at the front of the calendar), Health Professions or Interdisciplinary Health Professions, Health Services Administration or Social Sciences.

    **12 of the 24 credit hours of the open electives must be 2000 level or above.

    NOTE: Students should consult the NCTRC website ( http://www.NCTRC.org) for CTRS Certification requirements.
    • LEIS 1127.03: Foundations of Recreation.
    • LEIS 2127.03: Leisure Theory.
    • LEIS 2130.03: Foundations and Concepts of Therapeutic Recreation.
    • LEIS 2361.03: Program Planning.
    • LEIS 2384.03: Leisure and Individuals with Disabilities.
    • LEIS 3127.03: Leisure Education.
    • LEIS 3296.03: Leadership and Group Dynamics.
    • LEIS 3360.03: Analysis of Leisure Service Delivery Settings.
    • LEIS 3362.03: Financial Management and Fundraising.
    • LEIS 3370.03: Recreation Facility Design and Operations Management.
    • LEIS 3426.03: Therapeutic Recreation Service Delivery.
    • LEIS 3492.03: Counselling for Health and Well-being.
    • LEIS 4362.03: Recreation Entrepreneurship and Special Events.
    • LEIS 4365.03: Administrative Concepts in Therapeutic Recreation.
    • LEIS 4482.03: Therapeutic Recreation Specialization: Youth at Risk.
    • LEIS 4512.03: Therapeutic Recreation Specialization: Physical and Developmental Disabilities.
    • LEIS 4540.03: Therapeutic Recreation Specialization: Addiction and Mental Illness.
    • LEIS 4563.03: Therapeutic Recreation Specialization: Aging and Lifestyle.
    • LEIS 4597.15: Education Practicum Placement.
    • LEIS 4700.06, 4701.03/4702.03: Senior Seminar.
    • LEIS 4800X/Y.06, 4801.03/4802.03: Independent Study.
    •  KINE 1102.03: Physical Activity and Health.
    • KINE 1104.03: Foundations in Kinesiology.
    • KINE 1106.03: Philosophy and Ethics for Kinesiologists.
    • KINE 1108.03: Psychology and Physical Activity.
    • KINE 2250.03: Interdisciplinary Class in Human Nutrition.
    • KINE 2310.03: Physiology of Exercise.
    • KINE 2320.03: Kinesiological Anatomy.
    • KINE 2430.03: Motor Control and Learning.
    • KINE 2465.03: Introductory Biomechanics.
    • KINE 3010X/Y.03: Introduction to Disability Management.
    • KINE 3200.03: Sociocultural Issues in Physical Activity.
    • KINE 3320.03: Anatomical Basis of Human Movement.
    • KINE 3384.03: Physical Activity for Persons with Disabilities.
    • KINE 3414.03: Physical Fitness Assessment & program Design.
    • KINE 3419.03: Application of Physiological Principles to Human Performance.
    • KINE 3430.03: Principles of Skill Acquisition.
    • KINE 3440.03: Neural Basis of Sensory and Motor Function.
    • KINE 3476.03: Principles of Ergonomics.
    • KINE 3482.03: Care and Prevention of Injuries.
    • KINE 3485.03: Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.
    • KINE 3500.03: Principles of Measurement and Evaluation.
    • KINE 3740.03: Coaching Science Seminar.
    • KINE 3741.03: Coaching Science Practicum.
    • KINE 4108.03: Mind/Body Connections and Well-being.
    • KINE 4412X/Y.06: Advanced Fitness Assessment, Exercise Prescription and Lifestyle Counselling.
    • KINE 4466.03: Advanced Biomechanics.
    • KINE 4577.03: Cognitive Ergonomics.
    • KINE 4578.03: Physical Ergonomics.
    • KINE 4588.03: Clinical and Occupational Kinesiology.
    • KINE 4600.03: Case Studies in Kinesiological Assessment.
    • KINE 4700X/Y.06/4701.03/4702.03: Senior Seminar.
    • KINE 4740.03: Advanced Coaching Science Seminar.
    • KINE 4741.03: Advanced Coaching Science Practicum.
    • KINE 4800X/Y.06/4801.03/4802.03: Independent Study.
    • KINE 4900X/Y.06: Honours Thesis.
    • KINE 8880.00: Honours Qualifying Examination.
    •  HPRO 1195.03: Introduction to Health Promotion.
    • HPRO 2110.03: Health Promotion Theory.
    • HPRO 2120.03: Health Promotion Policy.
    • HPRO 2250.03: Interdisciplinary Class in Human Nutrition.
    • HPRO 2255.03: Drugs and Drug Education.
    • HPRO 2361.03: Program Planning.
    • HPRO 3325.03: Mental Health Promotion.
    • HPRO 3335.03: Introduction to Disease Prevention.
    • HPRO 3345.03: Epidemiological Approach to Disease.
    • HPRO 3351.03: Injury Prevention and Safety Education.
    • HPRO 3360.03: Multicultural Health Promotion Research and Policy.
    • HPRO 3370.03: International Health Promotion Research and Policy.
    • HPRO 3397.03: Community Health Promotion Strategies.
    • HPRO 4101.03: Advanced Topics in Applied Research Methods in Health Promotion and Policy.
    • HPRO 4365.03: Health: A Biopsychosocial Approach.
    • HPRO 4412.03: Human Sexuality.
    • HPRO 4422.03: Environmental Health.
    • HPRO 4450.03: Comprehensive School Health Promotion.
    • HPRO 4495.15: Health Promotion Internship.
    • HPRO 4700.06/4701.03/4702.03: Senior Seminar.
    • HPRO 4800.06/4801.03/4802.03: Independent Study.
    • HPRO 4900.06: Honours Thesis.

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