Program Information

School: Seneca College
Faculty: King
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Description: The Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation program is a new interdisciplinary degree that provides you with the skills and knowledge you will need to assess, design, implement and evaluate therapeutic interventions for clients. Therapeutic interventions are activities in recreation, social settings, arts and crafts that are designed to achieve therapeutic outcomes in the physical, psychological, social, cognitive and spiritual domains. The activities are purposeful interventions designed to prevent health problems in an individual or group or to rehabilitate an individual’s or group’s capacity to obtain their full potential.

A work experience that includes at least one term in a formal work environment. The work term(s) may be a paid or unpaid position that is completed between two academic semesters and requires a minimum of 420 hours of work. Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements prior to participating in the work experience. The successful completion of the work term(s) is required for graduation. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for the mandatory degree work term regardless of success in securing a work position.

URL: Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation at Seneca College
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,975

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 84] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570]

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Students must apply for, and receive a clear vulnerable sector police check before field placement.