Sport & Recreation Management: The Sport and Recreation Management program prepares students interested in sport and recreation careers in the private/commercial sector, public recreation and park agencies, professional sports, athletics, youth sport agen

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 graduating from STHMs SRM programs will be able to apply a core body of discipline-specific knowledge to management situations.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    This learning outcome is assessed across the curriculum using various assessment strategies. For example, exam items, written papers, design projects, etc. For example, for Fall and Spring 2016 SRM students enrolled in the junior level Marketing course were require to develop a strategic marketing plan (STHM 3296).
  • Result:
    During the 2016 academic year, results suggest that STHM students are exceeding expected level of achievement. An average of 100 % SRM students scored 70% or higher on criterion for this outcome.
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 graduating from STHM will be able to identify and evaluate the impact of decisions regarding diversity & inclusion have on an organization, its employees, its consumers and the community at large
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    This learning outcome is being assessed across the curriculum using various assessment strategies. For example, exam items, written papers, etc. For example, for Fall and Spring 2016 students were engaged in assisting with and reporting on the inclusive strategies used in community-based recreation & sport organizations through a Diversity Experiential assignment. Diversity Experiential Exercise (STHM 2114).
  • Result:
    During the 2016 academic year, results suggest that STHM students are exceeding expected level of achievement. An average of 95% of SRM and THM students scored 70% or higher on criterion for this outcome
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 graduating from STHM's SRM programs will be able to analyze & interpret industry-related problems and their causes, generate alternative solutions and arrive at reasoned conclusions.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    This learning outcome is assessed across the curriculum using various assessment strategies, i.e. exam items, written papers, etc. For example, for Fall and Spring 2016 students in SRM were responsible for creating an executive summary based on a marketing plan they created (STHM 3296) and writing a Journal Review based on a current management or ethics-related problem in their industry (STHM 4296).
  • Result:
    During the 2016 academic year, results suggest that SRM students are exceeding expected level of achievement. An average of 100% of SRM students scored 70% or higher on criterion for this outcome.