COMMUNITY AND THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

School of Health and Human Sciences

CTR Undergraduate Degree Program

In the undergraduate degree program, students earn a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Parks Management, and choose a degree program concentration in

  1. Therapeutic Recreation OR
  2. Community Recreation and Event Planning

1- Community Recreation and Event Planning

The Community Recreation and Event Planning (CREP) concentration prepares students to plan, implement, market, and manage programs and events in the public, non-profit, private, and for-profit sectors in recreation/leisure and health related industries. Read more…

2- Therapeutic Recreation

The Therapeutic Recreation (TR) concentration prepares students for entry-level jobs at the specialist and supervisory levels of practice.  The TR program includes courses that meet some pre-requisites for OT graduate programs.  Read more…

  • Among May 2021 CTR UG graduates, 29% applied to graduate school, and 100% of those who applied were accepted
  •  Among May 2021 CTR UG graduates, 87.5% were employed 3-months post-graduation

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Student Opportunities

  • Fieldwork and volunteer opportunities offer hands-on practical experience in myriad professional and community settings appropriate to the student’s career goals.
  • Professional development opportunities include workshops and conferences.
  • In-service learning and fieldwork provide students with opportunities to begin building their professional network prior to graduation.
  • Undergraduate Research Assistantships are available to support students as they gain valuable research experience by working with faculty members.
  • UNCG offers extensive and affordable study abroad opportunities.

View the University Catalog – B.S. in Recreation and Parks

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