Status: AWARD PLAN PUBLISHED
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Therapeutic Recreation is a specialized area of Human Services. Students completing this degree will be prepared to apply recreation and experiential activities that assist in maintaining or improving the health status, functional capacities, and ultimately the quality of life for people with disabilities, chemical dependencies, offenders, the aged and others. Therapeutic Recreation has joined other adjunct therapies as a nationally recognized profession in the Allied Health and Human Services fields. Students completing the AAS degree may apply to the Consortium for Therapeutic Recreational Activities Certification (CTRAC) as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Associate (TRA/TXC).