A Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Recreation Administration (B.ASRA) degree instills knowledge and develops skills preparatory for positions in a variety of sport, recreation, and leisure 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.

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:
    After completing the 2 core courses (SRA 194- Principles and Foundations & SRA 200- Leadership) and immediately prior to their internship experience students take the internship competency examination covering the 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. 70% of students completing the examination will score a 50% or higher on questions related to this standard before allowed to enroll for their capstone internship experience.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Comprehensive pre-internship competency examination
  • Result:
    86% (43/50) achieved at least a 50% test score on questions related to the 7.01 COAPRT Accreditation standard
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:
    After completing the 2 core courses (SRA 301- Assessment & Evaluation & SRA 302- Programming) and immediately prior to their internship experience students take the internship competency examination covering the 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. 70% of students completing the examination will score a 50% or higher on questions related to this standard before allowed to enroll for their capstone internship experience.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Comprehensive pre-internship competency examination
  • Result:
    100% (50/50) achieved at least a 50% test score on questions related to the 7.02 COAPRT Accreditation standard
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:
    After completing the 2 core courses (SRA 425- Facility Design and Maintenance & SRA 471- Administration) and immediately prior to their internship experience students take the internship competency examination covering the 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. 70% of students completing the examination will score a 50% or higher on questions related to this standard before allowed to enroll for their capstone internship experience.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Comprehensive pre-internship competency examination
  • Result:
    100% (50/50) achieved at least a 50% test score on questions related to the 7.03 COAPRT Accreditation standard

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.