The Recreation and Sport Management program is comprised of a common core of courses and offers concentrations in Recreation Therapy, Community Recreation and Park Resources, Sport Operations Management., and Outdoor Recreation.

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:
    RSTM 100-Intro to Rec and Leisure Services. Outcome: Describe the historical, philosophical and theoretical background of recreation and leisure.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Assignment: Historical Perspectives in Recreation Paper. Method: Portfolio rubric in which 75% of students will achieve a rating of 2 (i.e. meets expectations) on the assignment.
  • Result:
    Fall 2017 – 73% (N=22). Target not met. Spring 2018 – 75% (N=8). Target 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:
    RSTM 211-Program Planning and Leadership: Demonstrate the ability to design experiences clearly reflecting application and knowledge of relevant facets of contemporary professional practice, science, and philosophy.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Assignment: Program Manual. Method: Portfolio rubric in which 75% of students will achieve a rating of 2 (i.e. meets expectations) on the assignment.
  • Result:
    Fall 2017 – 69% (N=13). Target not met Spring 2018 – 100% (N=10). Target 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:
    To apply fundamental principles and procedures of human resource management. R
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    RSTM 325-Admin and Resource Mgmt. Assignment: Case study paper. Method: Portfolio rubric in which 75% of students will achieve a rating of 2 (i.e. meets expectations) on the assignment.
  • Result:
    82% (N=17). Target met

The Recreation and Sport Management program is comprised of a common core of courses and offers concentrations in Recreation Therapy, Community Recreation and Park Resources, Sport Operations Management., and Outdoor Recreation.

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:
    Demonstrate awareness of CTRS job roles and responsibilities in various settings.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    RSTM 210-Foundations of Recreation Therapy. Assignment: Professional site visit and CTRS Interview. Method: Portfolio rubric in which 75% of students will achieve a rating of 2 (i.e. meets expectations) on the assignment.
  • Result:
    This outcome was not assessed because the course was not offered during the 2017-2018 assessment cycle. This outcome will be assessed during the 2018-2019 assessment cycle and reported in the COAPRT 2020 Annual Report.
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:
    Design a specific therapeutic recreation program plan including the following components: terminal program objectives, enabling objectives, performance measures, content, process, sequence sheet, and implementation plan.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    RSTM 331-RT Program Planning and Evaluation. Assignment: Specific Program Plan. Method: Portfolio rubric in which 75% of students will achieve a rating of 2 (i.e. meets expectations) on the assignment.
  • Result:
    87.5% (N=7), Target 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:
    Demonstrate ability to apply a professional code of ethics.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    RSTM 405-Issues and Trends in Recreation Therapy. Assignment: Code of Ethics Case Study. Method: Portfolio rubric in which 75% of students will achieve a rating of 2 (i.e. meets expectations) on the assignment.
  • Result:
    50% (N=10), Target not met

The Recreation and Sport Management program is comprised of a common core of courses and offers concentrations in Recreation Therapy, Community Recreation and Park Resources, Sport Operations Management., and Outdoor Recreation.

The Recreation and Sport Management program is comprised of a common core of courses and offers concentrations in Recreation Therapy, Community Recreation and Park Resources, Sport Operations Management., and Outdoor Recreation.

The Recreation and Sport Management program is comprised of a common core of courses and offers concentrations in Recreation Therapy, Community Recreation and Park Resources, Sport Operations Management., and Outdoor Recreation.

The Recreation and Sport Management program is comprised of a common core of courses and offers concentrations in Recreation Therapy, Community Recreation and Park Resources, Sport Operations Management., and Outdoor Recreation.

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.