Students are advised to take Stat 121 to fulfill their Languages of Learning general education requirement.
First aid and CPR certification must be obtained before completing the RecM 496R internship experience.
Most agencies now require therapeutic recreation specialists to be certified through the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC).
Students should consult the NCTRC candidate information at www.NCTRC.org to ensure eligibility to sit for the certification exam.
To practice in the state of Utah, the law also requires a licensure exam.
Students will be required to complete two extensive advising sessions as they declare their major and as they begin their therapeutic recreation core courses.
Requirement 1 Complete 5 Courses
Complete the following prerequisite Management courses:
Apply and be formally accepted to the program.
Requirement 2 Complete 6 Courses
Complete the following Management Core courses:
Requirement 3 Complete 1 Course
Recommended: Math 116 if student needs to refresh their calculus skills before taking Bus M 487.
Requirement 4 Complete 10 Courses
Complete the following Therapeutic Recreation courses: (Note: 2 hours of RecM 496R are required.)
Complete the Marriott School Exit Survey.
Recommended Complete 2 Courses