Northwest Community College

Therapeutic Recreation Degree

Coursework
Note: A minimum grade of “C” is required in all RLS* courses.
SEMESTER 1 
ENG* 101 Composition - 3 credits
PSY* 111 General Psychology I - 3 credits
HSE* 101 Introduction to Human Services - 3 credits
RLS* 121 Intro. to Therapeutic Recreation Services - 3 credits
BIO* 110&L BIO* 127 Principles of the Human Body with Lab OR
Cell Biology with Organ Systems (or BIO* 115 if taken prior to Fall 2012) - 4 credits
SEMESTER 2 
ENG* 102 Literature and Composition - 3 credits
COM* 173 Public Speaking - 3 credits
MED* 125 Medical Terminology - 3 credits
MAT* Mathematics Elective - 3 credits
Elective - 3 credits
HPE* Health & Physical Education Elective - 1 credit
SEMESTER 3
PHL* 112 HSE* 235 Medical Ethics OR Ethical Issues in Human Services - 3 credits
RLS* 122 Process & Technique in Therapeutic Recreation - 3 credits
Directed Elective in Fine Arts - 3 credits
Social Science Elective - 3 credits
HPE* Health & Physical Education Elective - 1 credit
SEMESTER 4
RLS* 215 Recreation Leadership & Supervision - 3 credits
RLS* 219 Field Work in Recreation Leadership - 3 credits
RLS* 221 Therapeutic Recreation Programming - 3 credits
SOC* 101 Principles of Sociology - 3 credits
Computer Science Elective - 3 credits
TOTAL CREDITS 60

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