Upon successful completion of the Therapeutic Recreation
major at LaGuardia, students will be able to:
- Apply recreation
and leisure knowledge,
skills, and abilities
to balance personal
life and career experiences;
- Apply group dynamics and processes, and the
ability to utilize learned leadership techniques and strategies, to enhance the
individual’s quality of life through recreation and leisure experiences;
- Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate recreation
and leisure activities for diverse populations;
- Demonstrate effective oral, digital and written
communication skills, through the core competencies of Integrative Learning,
Global Learning and Inquiry and Problem Solving.
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.