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KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE
The City University of New York

++A.A.S. PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION AND RECREATION THERAPY
Requirements for Matriculants

Total Credits 60
COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of CUNY/ACT Tests in Reading and Writing and the COMPASS Math Skills Test with passing examination scores or developmental courses may be required.
ENG 01200 4 credits
ENG 02400 3
HPE 01200 3
DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS§
All Majors Must Take:
Introduction to Recreation (RPE 01100) 3 credits
Leadership in Recreation and Physical Education (RPE 01200) 3
Methods and Materials for Teaching Folk and Square Dance (RPE 01600) 2
Therapeutic Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities 1 (RPE 03100)
 
3

Organization and Administration of Recreation Programs (RPE 03200)

3
+Field Experience in Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy (RPE 09152) 3

General Psychology (PSY 01100)

3
Introduction to Sociology (SOC 03100) 3
First Aid and Personal Safety (HE 03500) 2
PLUS, ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TWO OPTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED:

A.

PLAN OF STUDY FOR RECREATION AND RECREATION THERAPY
Social Recreation (RPE 01300)
Methods and Materials in Arts and Crafts (RPE 03400)
Therapeutic Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities II (RPE 03500)
The Assessment Process in Therapeutic Recreation (RPE 03600)
+Field Experience in Recreation and Recreation Therapy (RPE 09253)

3 credits
3
3
3
3
B. PLAN OF STUDY FOR STUDENTS WHO WISH TO TRANSFER TO BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS IN:

 

TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION K-12Y
Fitness Assessment and Prescription (HPE 01500)
Outdoor Recreation (RPE 01400)
Sport and American Society (RPE 04000)
Methods of Teaching Fitness and Recreation Activities (RPE 07000)
Physical Education courses in team or individual sports and skills
(Please select from approved list available from the program office, E115)

In addition, courses utilized to satisfy the Group Requirements must be carefully selected for transfer to the B.S. or B.A. in Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy.


2 credits
2
3
3
3

GROUP REQUIREMENTS**10 CREDITS

A minimum of three credits each from at least two different groups, I – III. Courses selected must be basic courses.

6 credits
I.
Performing and Visual Arts
(Excluded are Art & Music Studio, Theatre Production & Technique courses)

Art-Music-Speech-Theater Arts
II. Language and Literature
Foreign Language - Literature – Philosophy
III.

Social Sciences
Economics - History - Political Science

IV.

Behavioral Sciences - Satisfied by Department requirements
Anthropology - Psychology - Sociology

V.

Mathematics and Sciences

4 credits
ELECTIVES - Sufficient to meet required total of
(Specific electives must be discussed in advance with the Department Advisor.)
Department requirements may be used to satisfy groups I-V requirements where applicable.

60 credits

++This program is within the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department
§
Consultation with the Department Advisor is required.
+Requires approval of Program Director
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