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:
    a) REC 160 students will display understanding of basic recreation and leisure concepts b) REC 160 students will exhibit an understanding of common processes used by recreation and recreation related professionals c) REC 160 students will display underst
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
  • Result:
    57% of students scored an 80% and above on Exam 1. 83% of students scored an 90% and above on Interview with a Recreation Professional.
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:
    REC 311: Students will exhibit an understanding of the elements involved in program planning, evaluation techniques of recreation services, purpose of establishing partnerships, and leadership techniques needed to be successful in facilitating positive re
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
  • Result:
    95% of students scored a 90% or above on their program labs project.
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:
    REC 470: Students will exhibit an understanding of basic operational and management strategies in parks, recreation, tourism, and/or related professions.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
  • Result:
    100% of students scored an 80% or higher on the project.

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.