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Name: Recreation and Leisure Studies (Inclusive & Therapeutic Recreation)
OUAC Code: BW
Degree: Bachelor of Recreation & Leisure Studies (Inclusive & Therapeutic Recreation)
Program: 4-Year BRLS (Honours)
Recreation & Leisure Studies program is designed to prepare you for a wide range of options in the rapidly expanding field of recreation and leisure services.
Management, business, marketing, philosophy, psychology, sociology, geography, and environmental studies are some of the many disciplines that influence this multidisciplinary program.
The Inclusive & Therapeutic Recreation program will prepare you to work with marginalized individuals (recent immigrants, people who experience poverty, people with disabilities and illnesses, older adults) by using leisure to improve functional abilities and quality of life.
The program focuses on issues related to building inclusive communities and assisting individuals to use leisure to achieve a healthy lifestyle and prepares students to work in community (Parks & Recreation Departments, YMCA/YWCA) as well as clinical settings (nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centres).
Our Department of Recreation & Leisure Studies offers courses that can lead to certification through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC).
A Bachelor of Recreation & Leisure Studies degree opens the door to a wide variety of job possibilities!
Here are just a sample:
A Bachelor of Recreation & Leisure Studies degree will prepare you for further education:
* Please note that some careers may require additional professional or graduate qualifications.
Program Coordinator: If you have any questions, contact Michael Fawkes
Entrance Requirements: English (ENG4U).
Expected Cut-off: Mid 70s
Program Plan: To see the courses required for degree completion and read the full course descriptions - Check the online Undergraduate Course Calendar or contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.