Therapeutic Recreation Track

Therapeutic recreation is one of the fastest growing professions in the nation and SJC graduates are in great demand. The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies faculty members are experienced practitioners, directors and consultants who are all currently involved in the profession, putting them on the cutting edge with current programs and issues in the field.

Therapeutic Recreation Major Courses

Campus

BIO 160 Anatomy and Physiology I * St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
BIO 161 Anatomy and Physiology II * St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
PSY 130 Lifespan Development * St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
PSY 150 Group Dynamics and Communication St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
PSY 271 Abnormal Psychology * St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 150 Foundations of Leisure Services St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 160 Program Planning and Leadership Skills St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 252 Recreation Administration I St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 253  Therapeutic Recreation for Disabilities St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 277 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 284 Therapeutic Recreation in Community-Based Settings St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 350 Assessment, Documentation and Evaluation in Therapeutic Recreation St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 352 Recreation Administration II St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 488 Internship
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Electives (9 Required Credits)

 
REC 272 Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 276 Therapeutic Recreation in Geriatric Settings St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 278 Leisure Education St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 279 Therapeutic Recreation in Psychiatric Settings St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 280 Therapeutic Recreation for the Physically Disabled St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 281 Skills in Recreation St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 282 Therapeutic Recreation for the Developmentally Disabled St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
REC 283 Current Issues In Therapeutic Recreation St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

All majors must complete 100 hours of service in an approved recreation and leisure agency prior to their respective required internship course.

For more information on the requirements for the therapeutic recreation concentration and for further course offerings and descriptions, please refer to the course catalog.

* Credits not counted toward this major.

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