Gain a solid educational
foundation in the knowledge, skills and professional attitudes necessary in the
field of Therapeutic Recreation
Leading to an Associate of Science (AS) degree, the Therapeutic Recreation program will begin accepting new students for Fall 2017; current LaGuardia students may change their major to Therapeutic Recreation beginning in Spring 2017. Therapeutic Recreation provides a treatment service designed to restore, remediate and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and independence in life activities, to promote health and wellness as well as reduce or eliminate the activity limitations and restrictions to participation in life situations caused by an illness or disabling condition
In support of the LaGuardia’s mission to educate and graduate its students to become critical thinkers and socially responsible citizens, the College has undertaken a team approach toward advising, designed to support you in your major from orientation through graduation. Your Advising Team is made up of faculty, professional and peer advisors. They will guide you at every step during your college career. They are ready to help you:
In your first semester, your First Year Seminar (FYS) professor is your advisor. In your second semester and beyond, you can log in to My LaGuardia to contact advisor(s) or make an appointment. Visit the Advising page to learn more about when to get advised and how to prepare for an advising appointment, and check out the Advising Calendar for information sessions, events and more.
Current StudentsLog in to the CUNY Portal to review your Degree Audit to find out what classes to take. Have questions about using Degree Audit? Visit LaGuardia’s Degree Audit page for tutorials and how-to guides.
Future StudentsReview the Therapeutic Recreation Curriculum and the recommended course sequence below.
See flexible sequence for students with basic skills needs.
Upon successful completion of the Therapeutic Recreation
major at LaGuardia, students will be able to:
Students graduating from LaGuardia’s Therapeutic Recreation
program with a minimum 2.5 GPA and a grade of at least C in all required
program courses and all college-level course pre-requisites will be considered
for transfer as a junior to the Therapeutic Recreation program at Lehman
College, leading to a Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) Degree.
Explore career possibilities on Career Connect where you can
learn about potential positions related to a Therapeutic Recreation degree.