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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Recreation and Sport Management Major, BS in Education – Therapeutic Recreation Concentration


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The Recreation and Sport Management major with a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation prepares students for employment in a variety of health care settings including programs in mental health and mental retardation, physical rehabilitation centers, drug and alcohol treatment centers, and community-based programs. Graduates fulfill the eligibility requirements for National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.

uTrack Requirements (for students entering Fall 2013 or later)

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students who first entered Fall 2013 or later. uTrack does not apply to transfer students who enter prior to Fall 2015.

Progression Requirements

Students must submit an application upon meeting the following minimum criteria.

  • Minimum of 30 semester hours earned.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA for all college work.
  • Completion of RSM 201  with a grade of C or better.
  • Completion of ENGL 101 * and ENGL 102 *, and three (3) hours of quantitative reasoning.

Board of Admissions

The Board of Admissions meets at the end of each term to review applications. Applications must be submitted by December 1, May 1, or July 1 to be considered for the following term. A complete application and all progression requirements must be met to be admitted.

Retention

Any Recreation and Sport Management course taken before or after progression into the Sport Management concentration must be passed with a minimum grade of C. A 2.5 GPA is required to register for RSM 290 , RSM 390 , and RSM 490 .

Service Learning Honors Program

Recreation and Sport Management majors with a concentration in Sport Management have the opportunity to participate in the college's Service Learning Honors Program. For eligibility and requirements, see Service Learning Honors Program .

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education • Recreation and Sport Management Major • Therapeutic Recreation Concentration


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
CFS 210 * 3 2.5 cumulative GPA
1CHEM 100 * or CHEM 120 * or CHEM 128 * or BIOL 101 * 4  
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 * 3  
PSYC 110 * or PSYC 117 * 3  
2Quantitative Reasoning Elective * 3  
Term 2
1CHEM 110 * or CHEM 130 * or CHEM 138 * or BIOL 102 * 4 ENGL 101 *
ENGL 102 * 3  
2Quantitative Reasoning Elective * 3  
RSM 201   4  
Term 3
CLAS 273   3 Quantitative Reasoning Elective*
CMST 210 *, CMST 217 *, CMST 240 *, or CMST 247 * 3  
3RSM 320 , 3RSM 325   6  
4Unrestricted Elective 4  
Term 4
1BCMB 230   5 RSM 201  
2Cultures and Civilizations Elective * 3  
PHIL 252 * 3  
RSM 226 , 3RSM 290   6  
Term 5
2Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 PSYC 110 *
2Cultures and Civilizations Elective * 3  
KNS 332  or EEB 240   3-4  
5Professional Support Course Elective 3  
PSYC 330   3  
Term 6
3RSM 310 , RSM 326 , 3RSM 390   9 No milestones
5Professional Support Course Electives 6  
Term 7
Psychology Elective (300-400 level course) 3 No milestones
RSM 405 , RSM 420 , RSM 430   9  
Recreation and Sport Management Elective
(300-400 level course)
3  
Term 8
3,6RSM 490   12 No milestones
TOTAL 120  
* Meets University General Education Requirement .
1 Students taking BCMB 230  at UTK must take a chemistry sequence.
2 Select courses from the University General Education list .
3 Requires progression into the recreation and sport management major.
4 Select any course not already required for the major.
5 Courses must be in addition to those specified for the major and must be selected from 300- or 400-level courses in the following disciplines: child and family studies, psychology, sociology, recreation and sport management, special education, or kinesiology or KNS 290 .
6 Must meet guidelines for national NCTRC certification.

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