Community and Therapeutic Recreation

School of Health and Human Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Parks Management

CTR students will join a dynamic profession that enhances the health, wellness, and quality of life of people and communities.

The Department of CTR offers a B.S. in Recreation and Parks Management, with two concentrations:

The program is committed to offering an academically challenging program of undergraduate education coupled with a solid foundation of a liberal arts education, and has been accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association’s Council on Accreditation since 1981.

The professional core curriculum and the program concentrations of Community Recreation & Event Planning, and Therapeutic Recreation are based on the philosophy that leisure experiences are essential to the growth and development of all human beings.

For information on admission to the B.S. in Recreation and Parks Management degree program.  

For information on transferring classes to UNCG.

Minor in Community and Therapeutic Recreation

The CTR minor complements a number of majors, including biology, business administration, communication studies, counseling and educational development, geography, history, hospitality and tourism management, Human Development and Family Studies, kinesiology, political science, psychology, public health, and social work.  Details on the minor can be found here.