College of Applied Health Sciences

Applied Health Sciences – Recreation, Sport and Tourism


Policies and Procedures for students considering a transfer into Recreation, Sport and Tourism:

    • Students are strongly encouraged to attend one of our Informational Meetings – dates and times are available here:
    • A preliminary meeting with the Recreation, Sport and Tourism Academic Advisor is strongly encouraged.  Students can schedule a meeting by visiting room 219 Huff Hall.
    • Prospective students will be asked to complete a brief application which will include a 500-700 word personal essay.
    • Sophomore standing preferred and minimum 2.5/4.0 cumulative Illinois GPA is required.
    • Leadership, volunteer, or professional experiences which relate to the major are strongly considered when reviewing applications.

Application Deadlines:

Intercollegiate transfer applications are accepted at any time in the academic year.  Applications are reviewed at the midterm and again once semester grades have posted.  Summer applications are welcome.  Students will receive notification approximately one week after applications are reviewed.  For more information about our program, please visit