The Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies major at Middle Tennessee State University offers specializations in recreation administration, outdoor recreation, sport studies, event planning, and tourism studies. Our undergraduate program prepare students for rewarding careers in which they will assist individuals and communities in pursuing enjoyable and enriching leisure experiences.

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:
    LSTS 3010 Letter to a Friend Assignment LSTS 3010 Specific Final Exam Test Questions: 1-26 Major Field Test: Specific MFT Test Questions: 1-30
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    1. LSTS 3010 Rubric: 70% of class will score 70% or higher on Letter to a Friend Assignment 2. LSTS 3010 Final Exam - 70% or more answered each question (1-26) correctly. 3. Major Field Test - 70% or more answered each question (1-30) correctly.
  • Result:
    1. LSTS 3010 - Letter to a Friend Assignment - Spring 2019: 76% scored 70% of higher on this assignment. LSTS 3010 - Letter to a Friend Assignment - Fall 2019: 89.3% scored 70% of higher on this assignment. 2. LSTS 3010 Final Exam - Spring 2019 - 93% Percentage of Students Who Scored Correct on Questions 1-26 LSTS 3010 Final Exam - Fall 2019 - 100% of Students Who Scored Correct on Questions 1-26. 3. Major Field Test - Spring 2019 - Percentage of Students Who Scored Correct on Questions 1-30. Q1 - 97 Q2 - 73 Q3 100 Q4 - 93 Q5 - 37 Q6 - 97 Q7 - 97 Q8 - 90 Q9 - 93 Q10 - 73 Q11 - 30 Q12 - 73 Q13 - 100 Q14 - 93 Q15 - 97 Q16 - 80 Q17 - 90 Q18 - 67 Q19 - 87 Q20 - 60 Q21 - 100 Q22 - 87 Q23 - 97 Q24 - 73 Q25 - 90 Q26 - 97 Q27 - 93 Q28 - 83 Q29 - 90 Q30 - 93 Major Field Test - Fall 2019 - Percentage of Students Who Scored Correct on Questions 1-30. Q1 - 87 Q2 - 04 Q3 - 60 Q4 - 73 Q5 - 33 Q6 - 73 Q7 - 100 Q8 - 60 Q9 - 80 Q10 - 87 Q11 - 07 Q12 - 67 Q13 - 100 Q14 - 87 Q15 - 93 Q16 - 80 Q17 - 67 Q18 - 80 Q19 - 67 Q20 - 60 Q21 - 100 Q22 - 80 Q23 - 80 Q24 - 93 Q25 - 67 Q26 - 100 Q27 - 87 Q28 - 40 Q29 - 93 Q30 - 87
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:
    1. LSTS 3530 Program Plan Manual 2. LSTS 3380 Experiential Learning Activities for disability and diversity 3. Major Field Test
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    1. LSTS 3530 Program Plan Manual - 70% of students will score 70% or higher Program Plan Rubric. 2. LSTS 3380 Experiential Learning Activities for disability and diversity - 70% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric 3. Major Field Test -70% or more answered each question (31-67) correctly.
  • Result:
    1. LSTS 3530 Program Plan Manual - Spring 2019 - 72% of students will score 70% or higher Program Plan Rubric. LSTS 3530 Program Plan Manual - Fall 2019 - 100% of students will score 70% or higher Program Plan Rubric. 2. LSTS 3380 Experiential Learning Activities for disability and diversity - Spring 2019 - 74% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric. LSTS 3380 Experiential Learning Activities for disability and diversity - Fall 2019 - 66% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric. 3. Major Field Test - Spring 2019 - Percentage of Students Who Scored Correct on Questions 31-67. Q31 63 Q32 93 Q33 100 Q34 87 Q35 77 Q36 97 Q37 83 Q38 90 Q39 83 Q40 97 Q41 53 Q42 90 Q43 93 Q44 93 Q45 83 Q46 63 Q47 97 Q48 70 Q49 80 Q50 70 Q51 90 Q52 100 Q53 60 Q54 100 Q55 67 Q56 63 Q57 97 Q58 93 Q59 87 Q60 93 Q61 63 Q62 73 Q63 77 Q64 83 Q65 67 Q66 87 Q67 53 Major Field Test - Fall 2019 - Percentage of Students Who Scored Correct on Questions 31-67. Q31 60 Q32 87 Q33 100 Q34 100 Q35 73 Q36 93 Q37 100 Q38 87 Q39 80 Q40 100 Q41 67 Q42 80 Q43 87 Q44 93 Q45 73 Q46 73 Q47 100 Q48 60 Q49 93 Q50 60 Q51 100 Q52 100 Q53 60 Q54 13 Q55 60 Q56 53 Q57 87 Q58 93 Q59 93 Q60 93 Q61 60 Q62 67 Q63 73 Q64 87 Q65 40 Q66 73 Q67 47
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:
    1. LSTS 4540 Org & Admin Final Project 2.Major Field Test -questions (68-84)
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    1. LSTS 4540 Org & Admin Final Project - 70% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric 2. Major Field Test -70% or more answered each question (68-84) correctly.
  • Result:
    1. LSTS 4540 Org & Admin Final Project - Spring 2019 - __% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric. LSTS 4540 Org & Admin Final Project - Fall 2019 - __% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric. 2. Major Field Test - 70% or more answered each question (68-84) correctly. Spring 2019 Q68 57 Q69 57 Q70 100 Q71 90 Q72 47 Q73 83 Q74 27 Q75 83 Q76 50 Q77 37 Q78 90 Q79 73 Q80 83 Q81 27 Q82 90 Q83 27 Q84 83 Fall 2019 Q68 53 Q69 60 Q70 0 Q71 87 Q72 27 Q73 73 Q74 20 Q75 87 Q76 80 Q77 20 Q78 93 Q79 53 Q80 73 Q81 13 Q82 87 Q83 27 Q84 93

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.