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Parks, Recreation and Tourism Managment Program

NC State's, Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) specializes in preparing planning and management professionals for the fields of parks, recreation, and tourism. The PRTM degree has three concentrations: Sustainable Tourism, Program Management and Parks and Natural Resource Recreation.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 75%
  • Outcome 1:
    Interns will possess the basic professional knowledge and technical skills necessary to successfully accomplish assignments and responsibilities assigned during their internships.
  • Outcome 1 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 1 Assessment Method:
    The agency internship supervisors complete a student evaluation for all students at the end of their internship. The students are evaluated on Personal Qualifications (13 items) and Professional Competencies (8 items). This student learning outcome was assessed using the professional preparation item under Professional Competencies. The students are evaluated using a 4 point scale with 1 being poor (bottom 5% of interns) and 4 being excellent (top 5% of interns.)
  • Outcome 1 Result:
    Summer interns (70) rated on average a 3.8 on professional preparation. Only one student scored a 1 on preparation preparation. The other students either scored a 3 or 4.
  • Outcome 2:
    Interns should be able to plan and organize recreation programs or activities.
  • Outcome 2 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 2 Assessment Method:
    The agency internship supervisors complete a student evaluation for all students at the end of their internship. The students are evaluated on Personal Qualifications (13 items) and Professional Competencies (8 items). This student learning outcome was assessed using the planning and organizing item under Professional Competencies. The students are evaluated using a 4 point scale with 1 being poor (bottom 5% of interns) and 4 being excellent (top 5% of interns.)
  • Outcome 2 Result:
    Summer interns (69) rated on average a 3.9 for planning and organizing programs and events.
  • Outcome 3:
    Students will be able to plan, organize and direct the work or activities of others in a manner to produce satisfactory results.
  • Outcome 3 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 3 Assessment Method:
    The agency internship supervisors complete a student evaluation for all students at the end of their internship. The students are evaluated on Personal Qualifications (13 items) and Professional Competencies (8 items). This student learning outcome was assessed using the leadership item under Professional Competencies. The students are evaluated using a 4 point scale with 1 being poor (bottom 5% of interns) and 4 being excellent (top 5% of interns.)
  • Outcome 3 Result:
    Summer interns (60) rated on average a 3.4 for leadership/supervision during their internship experience. Upon further analysis of this item, it was discovered that 10 students were not given the opportunity to supervise others and therefore could not be evaluated on this item.
    COAPRT Standard 2.05.05:  STD_20505
    COAPRT Standard 3.06:  STD_306
    COAPRT Standard 3.07:  STD_307