Information for

First-year course selection

Welcome to Recreation and Leisure Studies!

We'll be in touch with you via email early in the summer to tell you how to prepare for course selection. In the meantime, here's what your first year will look like:

Fall term (September - December)

You will be enrolled in the following courses by your academic advisor for your first term:

REC 100 - Introduction to the Study of Recreation and Leisure

REC 101 - Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services

REC 120 -  Program Management and Evaluation

AHS 107 - Sociology of Activity, Health, and Well-being

PSYCH 101 - Introductory Psychology

You should not drop any or change any courses without talking with your academic advisor. 

Winter term (January - April)

Your winter term will be a mix of required courses and electives. 

Required courses for all students:

  • REC 105 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Leisure

  • SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Your 3 elective courses:

Major Winter courses

Recreation and Leisure Studies

One REC elective 

One restricted elective

One open elective

Recreation and Sport Business

REC 215 - Marketing Recreation and Sport Services

BET 100 - Essentials of Entrepreneurial Behaviour

One open elective

Therapeutic Recreation

REC 151 - Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation Practice

AHS 150 - Foundations of Human Anatomy and Physiology

One open elective

Tourism Development

REC 280 - Introduction to Tourism

One tourism elective

One open elective

If you have any questions, you can always contact our Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator.