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Program Requirements

Recreation Leadership: Associate in Science
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 61

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ENGL100, Academic Writing I, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 100. A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a 3-credit Liberal Arts Elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR110, Introduction to Recreation, 3 cr.
RECR 110 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

CAPS Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
CAPS 100, 105, 111, 113, 141, or 152 recommended.

CAPS@
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CAPS Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
CAPS 121, 123, 131, 133, or 141 recommended.

CAPS@
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SUNY GEN ED Mathematics Elective
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Unrestricted Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
CAPS 121, 123, 131, 133, or 141; or HLTH 126; or an Outdoor Activity Elective recommended.

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Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

HLTH205, First Aid and Safety Education, 3 cr.
Students who can provide a current First Aid Certification of Responding to Emergencies or higher and an Adult, Child, and Infant CPR or higher can substitute a 3-credit Unrestricted Elective. A waiver request form must be submitted and approved.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR120, Leadership in Recreation, 3 cr.
RECR 120 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

Fall Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR210, Diversity and Inclusion in Recreation, 3 cr.
RECR 210 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR215, Recreation and the Expressive Arts, 3 cr.
RECR 215 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

Foreign Language Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
ARAB 101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB 102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
CHIN 101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN 102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
FREN 101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN 102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN 201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN 202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GERM 101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM 102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
ITAL 101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL 102, Italian II, 3 cr.
RUSN 101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN 102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SPAN 101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN 102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN 201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN 202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
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SUNY GEN ED Natural Sciences Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
A Lab Science should be considered based on the requirements of the student's selected transfer institution.

ASTR 101, Introductory Astronomy, 3 cr.
BIOL 100, Human Biology, 3 cr.
BIOL 101, Principles of Biology I, 3 cr.
BIOL 102, Principles of Biology II, 3 cr.
BIOL 104, General Biology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 105, General Biology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 112, Essentials of Medical Microbiology, 3 cr.
BIOL 114, Essentials of Nutrition, 3 cr.
BIOL 115, Field Natural History, 3 cr.
BIOL 116, Tropical Field Natural History, 4 cr.
BIOL 125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers, 4 cr.
BIOL 131, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 132, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 201, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 202, Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 211, Ecology, 4 cr.
BIOL 216, General Microbiology, 4 cr.
CHEM 101, Principles of Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 102, Principles of Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHEM 107, General Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 108, General Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHEM 205, Organic Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 206, Organic Chemistry II, 4 cr.
ENVS 101, Introduction to Environmental Science, 3 cr.
ENVS 102, Technology and the Environment, 3 cr.
GEOL 101, Introductory Geology, 3 cr.
GEOL 125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers, 4 cr.
METR 101, Introductory Meteorology, 3 cr.
PHSC 104, General Physics I, 4 cr.
PHSC 105, General Physics II, 4 cr.
PHSC 211, Physics I (Mechanics and Heat), 4 cr.
PHSC 212, Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism), 4 cr.
PHSC 213, Physics III (Waves, Optics and Modern Physics), 4 cr.
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Spring Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR220, Programming in Recreation and Leisure, 3 cr.
RECR 220 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
RECR 201 is only offered in the Spring semester.

RECR201, Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
RECR285, Recreation Field Work Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

FITN Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
FITN@
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PSYC Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
PSYC@
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SUNY GE Amer. Hist. or West. Civ. Elective
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SUNY General Education & TC3 Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.