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Park and Recreation Management Program

The B.A.S.R.A. degree program is designed to develop skills preparatory to leadership and supervisory roles in a variety of sport and leisure service careers, including municipal, outdoor, therapeutic, military, church, youth, commercial/tourism, and industrial agencies and organizations. The Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Administration program is accredited through the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions. http://catalog.olemiss.edu/applied-sciences/health-exercise-sci-recreation-mgmt/basra-rec-ad

6 Year Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Outcome 1:
    After completing the 2 core courses (SRA 194 & 200) and immediately prior to their internship experience students will take the pre-internship competency questions that the cover domain: 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. Students must achieve at least a 50% on the examination over questions that cover the 7.01 standard to qualify for the capstone SRA 401- Internship.
  • Outcome 1 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 1 Assessment Method:
    Comprehensive pre-internship competency examination
  • Outcome 1 Result:
    During 2018 100% of students that completed the pre-internship competency test scored at least 50% (6/12) on questions that assessed this direct measure of the COAPRT 7.01 Accreditation standard competency.
  • Outcome 2:
    After completing the 2 core courses (SRA 301 & 302) and immediately prior to their internship experience students will take the pre-internship competency questions that the cover domain: 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. Students must achieve at least a 50% on the examination over questions that cover the 7.02 standard.
  • Outcome 2 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 2 Assessment Method:
    Comprehensive pre-internship competency examination
  • Outcome 2 Result:
    During 2018 100% of students that completed the pre-internship competency test scored at least 50% (18/36) on questions that assessed this direct measure of the COAPRT 7.01 Accreditation standard competency.
  • Outcome 3:
    After completing the 2 core courses (SRA 425 & 471) and immediately prior to their internship experience students will take the pre-internship competency questions that the cover domain: 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. Students must achieve at least a 50% on the examination over questions that cover the 7.03 standard.
  • Outcome 3 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 3 Assessment Method:
    Comprehensive pre-internship competency examination
  • Outcome 3 Result:
    During 2018 100% of students that completed the pre-internship competency test scored at least 50% (20/39) on questions that assessed this direct measure of the COAPRT 7.01 Accreditation standard competency.
    COAPRT Standard 2.05.05:  STD_20505
    COAPRT Standard 3.06:  STD_306
    COAPRT Standard 3.07:  STD_307