Upon successful completion of the therapeutic recreation major, graduates will:
- Be able to use recreation and leisure interventions to improve clients’ physical, intellectual and emotional health.
- Be able to teach people the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to become more independent in their recreation and leisure.
- Be able to provide people with limiting conditions opportunities to engage in organized recreation and leisure.
- Be confident and effective in their work as a result of over 100 hours of volunteer work and a fifteen week, 525-600 hour internship.
- Meet the criteria necessary to sit for the certification exam given by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC), thus enabling them to become Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRS’).