Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

COAPRT Standard 7.01. - Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following entry-level knowledge: a) the nature and scope of the relevant park, recreation, tourism or related professions and their associated industries; b) techniques and processes used by professionals and workers in these industries; and c) the foundation of the profession in history, science and philosophy.
  • Outcome:
    Students will be able to define the role of various local, state, and federal governments (including enabling legislation, ADA, Title IX, etc.) in the delivery of recreation and leisure services
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    70% of students will score at 75% or above on The leisure-service system assignment
  • Result:
    Fall 2019 sec 090, 70% of students earned 75% or above on The leisure-service system assignment
COAPRT Standard 7.02. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate services that facilitate targeted human experiences and that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.
  • Outcome:
    Students will be able to identify sources for getting information on disabilities, people with disabilities, and social handicapping situations
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    70% of students will score at 75% or above on ADA Assignment
  • Result:
    Spring 2019, 94% of students earned 75% or above on the ADA assignment
COAPRT Standard 7.03. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate entry-level knowledge about operations and strategic management/administration in parks, recreation, tourism and/or related professions..
  • Outcome:
    Students will be able to gain insight into one’s own managerial leadership style and construct a personal philosophy of leadership and management
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    70% of students will score at 75% or above on Personal Management Philosophy Statement
  • Result:
    Summer 2019, 90% of students earned 75% or above on Personal Management Philosophy Statement

Demonstration of Compliance:

COAPRT Standard 2.05.05   Demonstration
The program annually posts 7.0 series aggregated data and additional evidence reflecting program academic quality and student achievement on their program and/or departmental website. Such information shall be consistent with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requirements.

COAPRT Standard 3.06   Demonstration
The program has a practice of informing the public about the harm of degree mills and accreditation mills.

COAPRT Standard 3.07   Demonstration
The program has a practice of informing the public about their COAPRT accredited programs.