The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link on the Allendale Campus was completed by Detroit artist Gary Kulak and represents a student's educational journey at GVSU.

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Gogebic Community College

Program Guide: Therapeutic Recreation

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MTH 110 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
BIO 101 4
17
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
MTH 211 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHM 101 4
Social Science elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
PSY 101 4
BIO 250 4
CHM 102 4
18
Second Semester
PSY 295 4
Humanities elective 3
BIO 251 4
BUS 116 4
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 Gogebic.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSY course.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 105, BUS 240, ENG 225, ENG 226, ENG 236, GEG 111, HST 103, HST 160, HST 170, SPA 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ANT 225, ENG 224, HST 201, HST 202, SOC 102, SOC 112

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.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu