Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Recreational Therapy, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.


Recreational Therapy, Minor Program Page

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Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher


  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required Recreational Therapy Courses
RCTH 120Disability, Community Inclusion, and Diversity3
RCTH 220Recreational Therapy Services3
RCTH 314Clinical Aspects of Recreational Therapy3
RCTH 319Client Assessment in Recreational Therapy3
RCTH 320Recreational Therapy Program Design3
RCTH 351Recreational Therapy Practicum3
RCTH 423Facilitation of RT Interventions3
Select one of the following courses:3
Recreational Therapy for People with Physical Disabilities
Recreational Therapy for People with Psychosocial and Mental Disorders
Recreational Therapy for Older Adults
Total Hours24

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Minor in Recreational Therapy (71B)
This program is effective as of 2015.
Revised: 10.28.2021