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2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy, A.S.


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HEGIS: 5506.10
PROGRAM CODE: 01064
PROGRAM CO-DIRECTORS: Prof. Michele Bracco and Dr. Nicholas Skirka

DEPARTMENT: HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION

The Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy AS degree is designed to prepare students for occupations in athletics, sports management, or therapeutic recreation. Concentrations in Recreaton and Recreation Therapy, Teaching and Physical Education, and Sports Management provide students the opportunity to focus on specific areas of interest. A solid foundation is provided for identifying ethical standards, adaptations of services, and management strategies. Field work provides opportunity for application of skills learned. The degree is designed for transfer to baccalaureate programs.  

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.


Select the Degree Map for your Concentration:

Degree Map for Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy, A.S. - Recreation and Recreation Therapy Concentration  

Degree Map for Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy, A.S. - Transfer to Baccalaureate in Teaching and Physical Education Concentration  

Degree Map for Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy, A.S. - Transfer to Baccalaureate in Sports Management Concentration   

Your Degree Map contains the suggested term-by-term course sequence for your academic path towards graduation. 

To ensure successful and timely completion of your degree, it is recommended that you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your unique map. 

Please note some courses may only be offered once an academic year.

Program Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. have a foundation in leadership, group work skills, and opportunities to have practiced each
  2. have identified their personal values and ethical standards of practice
  3. have technological and communication skills (reading, writing, and speaking)
  4. have management strategies in recreation, physical education and facilities
  5. have knowledge of risk management and safety
  6. be prepared for careers in physical education, recreation and recreation therapy, and sports management
  7. identified issues of accessibility, services and adaptations for people of all ages and abilities
  8. have been introduced to professional organizations and provided opportunities to engage in workshops and conferences

College Requirements:


English and Math proficient as determined by the CUNY Proficiency Index, unless otherwise exempt, or successful completion of any required developmental course(s).

Civic Engagement Experiences:


One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive Course  in any discipline is required. 

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

* Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (6 Courses, 18 Credits):


When Flexible Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

One course from each Group A to E. and one (1) additional course from any group

No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Concentrations (5 to 8 Courses, 15 Credits):


Select one (1) of the following concentrations:

Transfer to a Baccalaureate Program in Teaching and Physical Education (8 Courses, 15 Credits):


Transfer to Baccalaureate Program in Sport Management (5 Courses, 15 Credits):


Electives:


0 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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