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Recreation and Sport Management Program and Therapeutic Recreation

The undergraduate (B.S.) Recreation and Sport Management program at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville is comprised of two concentrations, therapeutic recreation and sport management.The undergraduate sport management program at UT is dedicated to the development of a degree related to the understanding of management in a sport-related setting. Students are offered the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in sport management. The curriculum provides students with the opportunity to pursue a degree that combines coursework and professional experience.An undergraduate degree in therapeutic recreation prepares students for employment in management and leadership positions with agencies that deliver health care services. Students are successful in securing employment in psychiatric institutions, physical rehabilitation units, drug and alcohol treatment centers, community-based programs, long-term care facilities, outdoor and school-based programs, and children's programs. Graduates fulfill the eligibility requirements for the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 100%
  • Outcome 1:
    7.01.01: Exam questions relate to history, philosophy and background of therapeutic recreation. -70% of students will score an average of 80% on the grading rubric.
  • Outcome 1 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 1 Assessment Method:
    7.01.01: Exam questions relate to history, philosophy and background of therapeutic recreation. -70% of students will score an average of 80% on the grading rubric.
  • Outcome 1 Result:
    7.01.01- Fall 18: 99% of students achieved an 80% or higher on the exam questions. 7.01.03- Fall 18: 95% of students achieved an 80% or higher on the exam questions.
  • Outcome 2:
    7.02.01: Organize a leisure wellness program, which addresses specific facilitation techniques and therapeutic recreation programming. (RSM 325) 7.02.02: Detail in writing, the role and importance of various therapeutic recreation facilitation techniques.
  • Outcome 2 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 2 Assessment Method:
    7.02.01: Group Project: paper and presentation on an assigned facilitation technique -70% of students will achieve 80% on the group project. 7.02.02: Group Project: paper and presentation on an assigned facilitation technique -70% of students will achieve 80% on the group project.
  • Outcome 2 Result:
    Fall 18: 100% of the students achieved 80% or higher on the assignment
  • Outcome 3:
    7.03.01 Students will understand the role and functions of the contemporary administrator in the management of a therapeutic recreation organization. (RSM 430, Section 001, TR))
  • Outcome 3 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 3 Assessment Method:
    1. Brief Note: 80% of students will score >80% (24 points) of the available points on the assignment 2. Public Policy: 80% of students will score >80% (60 points) of the available points on the assignment 3. Board Mtg: 75% of students will score >75% (40 points) of the available points on the assignment 4. Case Studies: 80% of students will score >80% (40 points) of the available points on each case study 5. Quizzes: 70% of students will score >80% (20 points) of the available points on each quiz 6. Management Presentation: 80% of students will score >80% (60 points) of the available points on the assignment
  • Outcome 3 Result:
    1. Brief Note: 100% of students scored >80% (24 points) of the available points on the assignment 2. Pubic Policy Exercise: 98% of students scored >80% (60 points) of the available points on the assignment 3. Board Mtg: 95% of students scored >75% (40 points) of the available points on the assignment 4. Case Studies: 100% of students scored >80% (40 points) of the available points on each case study 5. Quizzes: 77% of students scored >80% (20 points) of the available points on each quiz 6. Presentation: 100% of students scored >80% (60 points) of the available points on the assignment
    COAPRT Standard 2.05.05:  STD_20505
    COAPRT Standard 3.06:  STD_306
    COAPRT Standard 3.07:  STD_307