2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2020  
2010-2011 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.

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 100  and 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 Therapeutic Recreation 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


   

First Year

Hours Credit

ENGL 101 , ENGL 102 * 6
1Quantitative Reasoning  Electives* 6
2CHEM 100 *-CHEM 110 * or CHEM 120 *-CHEM 130 * or BIOL 101 *-BIOL 102 * 8
CFS 210 * 3
RSM 100 , RSM 201  5
PSYC 110 * 3
   

Second Year

 
CLAS 273  3
2BCMB 230  5
CMST 210 * or CMST 240 * 3
6Elective 3
3RSM 290 , RSM 320 , RSM 325  9
PHIL 246 * 3
1Cultures and Civilizations * 6
   

Third Year

 
KNS 332  or EEB 240  3-4
PSYC 330  3
1Arts and Humanities * 6
RSM 310 3, RSM 390 3, RSM 425  9
KNS 290  3
4Professional Support Course Electives (400-level) 6
   

Fourth Year

 
Psychology elective (400-level) 3
RSM 420 , RSM 430 , and any 300- or 400-level RSM course 9
3, 5RSM 490  12
6Elective 3
   
 

Total 120-121

   

* Meets University General Education Requirement .

1 Select courses from the University General Education list.

2 Students taking BCMB 230  at UTK must take a chemistry sequence.

3 Requires progression into the recreation and sport management major.

4 Courses must be in addition to those specified for the major and must be selected from 400-level courses in the following disciplines: child and family studies, psychology, sociology, recreation and sport management, special education, or kinesiology.

5 Must meet guidelines for national NCTRC certification.

6 Select any course not already required for the major.  

NOTE: A 2.5 GPA is required for progression to the major.

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