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Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Honours Recreation and Leisure Studies
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Degree Requirements

  1. Recreation and Applied Health Sciences courses (minimum of 10.0 units):

    • Required Recreation courses (5.5 units): REC 100, REC 101, REC 105REC 120, REC 201, REC 270, REC 356, REC 371, REC 373, REC 405, REC 420
    • Recreation elective courses (minimum of 4.5 units):
      Each student must complete additional recreation electives to meet the required minimum of 10.0 recreation units.

      • Note that MU353 Inclusive Arts for Children (1.0 unit) (see Laurier calendar) is accepted as a University of Waterloo recreation elective.
      • All cross-listed courses with REC are counted as recreation electives and are included in the major average.

  2. Courses outside the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies (maximum of 10.0 units):

    • Required courses (1.5 units): AHS 107, PSYCH 101, SOC 101
    • Restricted elective courses (2.0 units): You must complete a total of four courses from the following 12 subject categories. To fulfil this requirement, you may only choose one course per subject category.
      • An English course: ENGL
        An English writing course (one of ENGL 109, ENGL 129R, or ENGL 140R) is strongly recommended.
      • A fine or performing arts course: DRAMA, FINE, MUSIC
      • A humanities course: CLAS, HIST, HUMSC, MEDVL, NATST, PHIL, RS, SPCOM, VCULT 
      • A social science course other than psychology or sociology: ANTH, ECON, LS, PACS, PSCI, SDS, SMF, SOCWK, STV, WS
      • A psychology course (other than PSYCH 101/101R): PSYCH
      • A sociology course (other than SOC 101/101R): SOC
      • A language course from the Faculty of Arts (other than English or EMLS)
      • A course from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (other than REC): AHS, GERON, HLTH, KIN
      • A course from the Faculty of Environment: ENBUS, ENVS, ERS, GEOG, INDEV, INTEG, PLAN
      • A course offered by the School of Computer Science: CS
      • A course offered by the Faculty of Mathematics: ACTSC, AMATH, CO, COMM, MATBUS, MATH, MTHEL, PMATH, STAT
      • A course offered by the Faculty of Science: BIOL, CHEM, EARTH, MNS, PHYS, SCI
      Note: The course subjects listed may not be comprehensive. For a complete list, or approval of a specific course subject, please see the academic advisor or the department website.

    • Free elective courses: 6.5 units

  3. Total number of units to complete degree is 20.0.

Course Sequence


Year One (Regular and Co-operative System of Study)


1A (Fall)
REC 100
REC 101
REC 120
AHS 107
PSYCH 101
1B (Winter)
REC 105
SOC 101
Two REC Electives from REC 151, REC 200, REC 215, REC 280
One Elective


Regular System of Study


 Year Two


2A (Fall)
REC 201
REC 270
One Restricted Elective
Two Electives
2B (Winter)
One Restricted Elective
Four Electives


Year Three


3A (Fall)
REC 356
REC 371
Three Electives
3B (Winter)
REC 373
Four Electives


Year Four


4A (Fall)
REC 405
Four Electives
4B (Winter)
REC 420
Four Electives


Co-operative System of Study


Year Two


2A (Fall)
REC 201
REC 270
One Restricted Elective
Two Electives
Work Term 1 (Winter)
2B (Spring)
One Restricted Elective
Four Electives


Year Three


Work Term 2 (Fall)
3A (Winter)
REC 373
Four Electives
Work Term 3 (Spring)
3B (Fall)
REC 356
REC 371
Three Electives

Year Four


Work Term 4 (Winter)
4A (Spring)
REC 405
Four Electives
Work Term 5 (Spring)
4B (Winter)
REC 420
Four Electives


Note

The elective courses are used to fill the recreation elective courses and free elective courses.

 


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