If you enjoy healthy living combined with the many pleasures of leisure, sport, and tourism, then why not turn your passion into a career? Want to avoid working at a desk for the rest of your life? Are you a people person? Do you enjoy being active at work? 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. Also, be sure to check out our Accelerated Bachelors to Masters (ABM) Program. Students accepted into the ABM can take up to four graduate classes that count both for the B.S. in Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies (LSTS) and M.S. in Leisure and Sport Management (LSM) at no additional cost! Both our undergraduate LSTS and graduate LSM programs give professionals opportunities that range from running their own facilities to becoming athletic directors—and everything in between.

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:
    LSTS 3010 Rubric: 70% of class will score 70% or higher on Letter to a Friend Assignment LSTS 3010 Final Exam - 70% or more answered each question (1-26) correctly. Major Field Test - 70% or more answered each question (1-30) correctly.
  • Result:
    1. LSTS 3010 Rubric: Fall 18: 99.5%, Spring 18: 91.6% scored 70% or higher on Letter to a Friend Assignment 2. LSTS 3010 Final Exam – 70% or more answered each question (1-26) correctly. Fall 18: Q1 99.00% Q2 71.00% Q3 88.00% Q4 89.00% Q5 35.00% Q6 72.00% Q7 97.00% Q8 84.00% Q9 92.00% Q10 86.00% Q11 43.00% Q12 78.00% Q13 99.00% Q14 91.00% Q15 99.00% Q16 63.00% Q17 87.00% Q18 75.00% Q19 76.00% Q20 48.00% Q21 94.00% Q22 92.00% Q23 97.00% Q24 84.00% Q25 88.00% Q26 98.00% Spring 18: Q1 95.00% Q2 76.00% Q3 97.00% Q4 98.00% Q5 38.00% Q6 69.00% Q7 100.00% Q8 100.00% Q9 93.00% Q10 85.00% Q11 49.00% Q12 87.00% Q13 100.00% Q14 87.00% Q15 95.00% Q16 61.00% Q17 93.00% Q18 88.00% Q19 78.00% Q20 35.00% Q21 98.00% Q22 84.00% Q23 98.00% Q24 93.00% Q25 83.00% Q26 100.00% 3. Major Field Test - 70% or more answered each question (1-30) correctly. Fall 18: 1) 92.86% 2) 25% 3) 67.86% 4) 60.71% 5) 25% 6) 71.43% 7) 100% 8) 78.57% 9) 75% 10) 67.86% 11) 17.86% 12) 71.43% 13) 100% 14) 92.86% 15) 96.43% 16) 64.29% 17) 92.86% 18) 60.71% 19) 85.71% 20) 75% 21) 100% 22) 89.29% 23) 85.71% 24) 67.86% 25) 85.71% 26) 100% 27) 89.29% 28) 46.43% 29) 96.43% 30) 89.29% Spring 18: 1 96.97 % 2 36.36 % 3 66.67 % 4 69.7 % 5 18.18 % 6 84.85 % 7 100 % 8 96.97 % 9 75.76 % 10 78.79 % 11 15.15 % 12 78.79 % 13 100 % 14 90.91 % 15 93.94 % 16 75.76 % 17 90.91 % 18 78.79 % 19 90.91 % 20 48.48 % 21 100 % 22 90.91 % 23 93.94 % 24 84.85 % 25 84.85 % 26 100 % 27 84.85 % 28 45.45 % 29 90.91 % 30 84.85 %
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:
    LSTS 3530 Program Plan Manual LSTS 3380 Experiential Learning Activities for disability and diversity Major Field Test
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    LSTS 3530 Program Plan Manual - 70% of students will score 70% or higher Program Plan Rubric LSTS 3380 Experiential Learning Activities for disability and diversity - 70% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric Major Field Test -70% or more answered each question (31-67) correctly.
  • Result:
    1. LSTS 3530 Program Plan Manual - Fall 18: 97%, Spring 18: 100% students scored 70% or higher on the Program Plan grade rubric. 2. LSTS 3380 Experiential Learning Activities for disability and diversity - Fall 18: 86.2%, Spring 18: 75.6% students scored 70% or higher on the grade rubric. 3. Major Field Test - 70% or more answered each question (31-67) correctly. Fall 18: 31) 57.14 % 32) 89.29 % 33) 96.43 % 34) 89.29 % 35) 71.43 % 36) 100 % 37) 92.86 % 38) 78.57 % 39) 71.43 % 40) 100 % 41) 57.14 % 42) 75 % 43) 85.71 % 44) 100 % 45) 78.57 % 46) 60.71 % 47) 96.43 % 48) 67.86 % 49) 100 % 50) 39.29 % 51) 96.43 % 52) 89.29 % 53) 75 % 54) 14.29 % 55) 57.14 % 56) 85.71 % 57) 92.86 % 58) 85.71 % 59) 82.14 % 60) 92.86 % 61) 32.14 % 62) 60.71 % 63) 67.86 % 64) 85.71 % 65) 71.43 % 66) 78.57 % 67) 39.29 % Spring 18: 31 69.7 % 32 90.91 % 33 100 % 34 93.94 % 35 81.82 % 36 96.97 % 37 90.91 % 38 93.94 % 39 75.76 % 40 100 % 41 48.48 % 42 78.79 % 43 100 % 44 100 % 45 84.85 % 46 69.7 % 47 100 % 48 72.73 % 49 100 % 50 60.61 % 51 96.97 % 52 100 % 53 66.67 % 54 6.06 % 55 72.73 % 56 84.85 % 57 96.97 % 58 87.88 % 59 72.73 % 60 93.94 % 61 27.27 % 62 66.67 % 63 84.85 % 64 93.94 % 65 51.52 % 66 78.79 % 67 33.33 %
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:
    LSTS 4540 Org & Admin Final Project Major Field Test -questions (68-84)
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    LSTS 4540 Org & Admin Final Project - 70% of students will score 70% or higher on the Rubric Major Field Test -70% or more answered each question (68-84) correctly
  • Result:
    1. LSTS 4540 Org & Admin Final Project – Fall 18 86.6%, Spring 18: 94.1% students scored 70% or higher on the grading rubric 2. Major Field Test -70% or more answered each question (68-84) correctly Fall 18: 68 53.57 % 69 39.29 % 70 3.57 % 71 96.43 % 72 39.29 % 73 67.86 % 74 28.57 % 75 89.29 % 76 67.86 % 77 7.14 % 78 92.86 % 79 53.57 % 80 85.71 % 81 32.14 % 82 85.71 % 83 14.29 % 84 82.14 % Spring 18: 68 45.45 % 69 66.67 % 70 12.12 % 71 100 % 72 51.52 % 73 72.73 % 74 33.33 % 75 84.85 % 76 72.73 % 77 15.15 % 78 90.91 % 79 63.64 % 80 78.79 % 81 15.15 % 82 93.94 % 83 36.36 % 84 93.94 %

If you enjoy healthy living combined with the many pleasures of leisure, sport, and tourism, then why not turn your passion into a career? Want to avoid working at a desk for the rest of your life? Are you a people person? Do you enjoy being active at work? 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. Also, be sure to check out our Accelerated Bachelors to Masters (ABM) Program. Students accepted into the ABM can take up to four graduate classes that count both for the B.S. in Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies (LSTS) and M.S. in Leisure and Sport Management (LSM) at no additional cost! Both our undergraduate LSTS and graduate LSM programs give professionals opportunities that range from running their own facilities to becoming athletic directors—and everything in between.

If you enjoy healthy living combined with the many pleasures of leisure, sport, and tourism, then why not turn your passion into a career? Want to avoid working at a desk for the rest of your life? Are you a people person? Do you enjoy being active at work? 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. Also, be sure to check out our Accelerated Bachelors to Masters (ABM) Program. Students accepted into the ABM can take up to four graduate classes that count both for the B.S. in Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies (LSTS) and M.S. in Leisure and Sport Management (LSM) at no additional cost! Both our undergraduate LSTS and graduate LSM programs give professionals opportunities that range from running their own facilities to becoming athletic directors—and everything in between.

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.