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Northwest Missouri State University


NCTRC Certification Exam

B.S. degree; Therapeutic Recreation

Note: This is not a major or minor.

Course Name Hours
Required Courses
57-62
Anatomy & Physiology 3
Abnormal Psychology 3
Human Development 3
Introduction to TR 3
TR Program Design 3
Trends & Issues in TR 3
Assessment & Diagnostics in TR 3
TR Interventions with the Elderly 3
Foundations of Recreation 3
Special Populations 3
Recreational Programs 3
Senior Seminar 3
Recreation Facilities 3
Tech. of Recreation Leadership 3
Evaluation of Leisure Services 3
Field Experience/Practicum 2
Administration of Recreation 3
Internship (560 hrs - 14 wks) Must be completed under supervision of CTRS 6-12
General Education 42

99-105
Suggested Electives 19-25
Medical Terminology 3
*Drugs, Brain & Behavior 3
Gerontology 3
Health in the Later Years 3
Adapted PE 3