Recreation Services, Sport & Hospitality Management

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 knowledge related to the foundations of recreation related professions. Students will demonstrate an understanding of techniques and processes utilized by recreation related professionals.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Professional Interview Assignment - Rubric Exam Questions
  • Result:
    96.5% of students scored a 70% or higher on the Professional Interview Paper 0% of students scored a 70% or higher on the exam - this result is being further addressed leading to possible program changes
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 evaluate recreation services based on the population's needs.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Program Lab Rubric - performance of relevant skills
  • Result:
    97% of students received a 70% or higher on the Program Lab
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 related to operations and management in recreation related services.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    10-Year Plan Rubric
  • Result:
    74% scored a 70% or higher on the 10-Year Plan

Therapeutic 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:
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of entry level knowledge related to therapeutic recreation
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Term Paper Rubric Final Exam
  • Result:
    83% of students scored a 70% or higher on the term paper assignment. 59% of students scored a 70% or higher on the final exam.
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 apply knowledge in designing, implementing and evaluating therapeutic based activities for diverse populations.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    New Hope Interventions Rubric - performance of relevant skills Highland Meadows APIED Process Rubric - performance of relevant skills George Nettles Rubric - performance of relevant skills
  • Result:
    100% of students scored a 70% or higher on the New Hope Interventions 100% of students scored a 70% or higher on the Highland Meadows Interventions 100% of students scored a 70% or higher on the George Nettles Interventions
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 in basic operations and management techniques specific to therapeutic recreation.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Hypothetical Therapeutic Recreation Department Rubric
  • Result:
    100% of students scored a 70% or higher on the hypothetical Therapeutic Recreation Department Rubric

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.