Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley students are well prepared, they work hard, and it's a great opportunity and privilege as a professor to be able to show them opportunities that they may not have seen before." - Merritt Taylor, Biomedical Sciences Department Read More

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C.S. Mott Community College

Program Guide: Therapeutic Recreation

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 130 4
Social Science elective 3
BIOL 111 + 111L 4
Elective 3
17
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
MATH 150 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHEM 111 + 111L 4
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
Elective 4
PSYC 281 3
Elective 4
14
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
PSYC 286 3
PSYC 288 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year of basic courses. Many of the prerequisite courses are not available at Mott.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSYC course.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 211, FREN 252, GEOG 142, HIST 151, HIST 152, PSCN 173, SPAN 282
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 154, HIST 155, SOCY 193, SOCY 292, SOCY 294

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Recreation therapists may serve as counselors, community educators and organizers, administrators, supervisors, consultants, and researchers. Professionals might find themselves in any of the following settings: hospitals, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatric hospitals, community mental health clinics, substance abuse centers, respite day programs, hospice, school systems, schools or residential centers for those with specific disabilities, special schools or treatment clinics, child protective agencies, sheltered workshops, programs operated by public recreation and park departments.

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