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Majors, minors and options

Majors available in Recreation and Leisure Studies

Degree requirements are noted officially in the Undergraduate Calendar for the year in which you began your program.

If you began in Recreation and Leisure Studies in 2014 or 2015 please refer to those degree requirement charts.

In some cases, students may opt to complete newer degree requirements where the requirements from a more recent calendar are more advantageous to the student.

Degree requirements for our 2017 calendar which are shown below include some major changes from previous calendar versions. You can read more on how would changing calendar's affect me? if you are thinking of switching to this version.

2017 Degree Requirements

Major Degree Requirements Co-op / regular
Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • 6.0 units of required REC courses
  • 4.0 units of REC elective courses
  • 1.0 units of non-REC required courses
  • 2.0 units of restrictive electives
  • 7.0 units of free electives

See Undergraduate Calendar for full details

Both
Recreation and Sport Business
  • 8.0 units of required REC courses
  • 2.0 units of REC electives
  • 4.5 units of non-REC required courses
  • 2.5 units of Recreation and Sport Business electives
  • 3.0 units of free electives

See Undergraduate Calendar for full details

Both
Therapeutic Recreation
  • 10.5 units of required REC courses
  • 2.0 units of non-REC required courses
  • 7.5 units of free electives

See Undergraduate Calendar for full details

Both

Tourism Development

  • 8.5 units of required REC courses
  • 1.5 units of REC electives
  • 1.0 units of non-REC required courses
  • 5.0 units of restricted electives
  • 4.0 units of free electives

See Undergraduate Calendar for full details

Both
You may apply for one of these tailored programs by completing a Plan Modification Form from the registrar's office and submitting it to the Undergraduate Office in MC; MC 1008 or MC 1010.