Recreation & Event Management: Preparing students for recreation and event management across a spectrum of public, nonprofit, and commercial settings and environments

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 shall demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the recreation and event management profession, the techniques used, and the foundational history, science and philosophy of the profession
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Post-internship evaluation Exit examination Internship paper
  • Result:
    Post-internship evaluation - 4.68, met Exit examination - 54%, not met Internship paper 4.71, met
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:
    Recreation and event management students shall demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate programs and events that embrace diverse personal and cultural dimensions
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Post-internship evaluation Exit examination Internship paper
  • Result:
    Post-internship evaluation - 4.75, met Exit examination - 80%, met Internship paper - 4.55, met
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:
    Student shall demonstrate knowledge of operations and strategic management and adminstration in recreation and event management
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Post-internship evaluation Exit examination Internship paper
  • Result:
    Post-internship evaluations - 4.7, met Exit examination - 62%, not met Internship paper - 4.45, met

Outdoor and Environmental Recreation: Preparing students to programming and management in a spectrum of outdoor and environmental settings

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 shall demonstrate entry level knowledge of outdoor and environmental recreation, techniques and processes used, and the foundation, history, science and philosophy of the profession
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Post-internship evaluation Exit examination Professional development log Environmental perception test
  • Result:
    Post-internship evaluation - 4.2, met Exit exam - 74%, met Professional development log - 100%, met Environmental perception test - 4.11, met
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 demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluation outdoor/environmental recreation programs that embrace diverse personal and cultural dimensions
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Post-internship evaluation Exit examination
  • Result:
    Post-internship evaluation - 4.4, met Exit examination - 76%, met
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 demonstrate knowledge about operations, management, and adminstration in outdoor and environmental recreation
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Post-internship evaluation Exit examination
  • Result:
    Post-internship evaluation - 4.5, met Exit examination - 70%, met

Therapeutic Recreation: Preparing students to serve as competent practitioners in the role of Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

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 demonstrate entry level knowledge the therapeutic recreation industry including techniques and practices as well as the foundation, history, science and philosophy of the profession
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    NCTRC exam Post-internship evaluation Exit examination
  • Result:
    NCTRC exam - 88.2, met Post-internship evaluation - 4.74, met Exit examinations - 50%, not met
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 demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate therapeutic recreation services that embrace diverse personal and cultural dimensions
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    NCTRC exam Post-internship evaluation Exit examination
  • Result:
    NCTRC exam - 88.9, met Post-internship evaluation - 4.62, met Exit examination - 72%, met
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 demonstrate knowledge of operations, management, and adminstration in therapeutic recreation
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    NCTRC exam Post-internship evaluation Exit examination
  • Result:
    NCTRC exam - 86.3, met Post-internship evaluation - 4.52, met Exit examination - 70%, met

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.