Cook Carillon Tower

Cook Carillon Tower

An Allendale Campus icon, the Cook Carillon Tower chimes every quarter hour with a computerized system, but is also played during events and concerts by local and visiting carillonists.

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Therapeutic Recreation

First Year

First Semester
EN 100 or 101 3
MA 110 4
BI 151 4
Humanities elective 3
PY 201 3
17
Second Semester
EN 102 3
Social Science elective 3
CHM 120 5
MA 215 4
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
BI 121 4
PY 231 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
16
Second Semester
BI 122 4
PY 232 3
GH 110 2
World Perspective elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students should contact the therapeutic recreation department during their first year at GRCC.
  • Students who opt to attend GRCC one year, complete the MACRAO, take BI 151, PY 201 and CHM 120.
  • Admission to the therapeutic recreation program is competitive and requires a secondary application. The admissions process consists of three phases.
  • Contact the College of Health Professions for additional information regarding secondary admissions requirements.  www.gvsu.edu/tr
  • Both BI 121 + 122 MUST be taken to receive credit for BMS 208 + 290 + 291 + 309 or BMS 250 + 251.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be from different disciplines.  Social science elective can not be a PY course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will stil honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  AN 201, AN 210, AN 285, BA 288, EC 290, EN 252, EN 281, EN 282, FR 232, GR 232, GE 135, GE 210, GE 296, HS 101, HS 102, HS 120, HS 121, HS 230, HS 239, HS 240, HS 241, HS 242, HS 290, HS 295, PS 201, PS 202, PS 215, SP 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  AN 280, COM 235, EN 251, EN 261, EN 270, EN 271, EN 272, EN 278, GE 281, HS 215, HS 249, HS 250, HS 281, PL 207, SO 254, SO 260, SO 261, SO 262, SO 265, SO 270

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