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Recreation Program

The Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Recreation at Southeast Missouri State University has been preparing Recreation and Leisure professionals since 1988. Recreation and Park Administration students can choose from a wide variety of career paths including programming and administration of recreational services for city parks and recreation departments, non-profit organizations like YMCAs and Boy's and Girl's Clubs, branches of the military, and for people with disabilities and other special needs. View more possible career options available for the future recreation professional.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 96%
  • Outcome 1:
    RC 140 for COPART (a) and (c) 1. Identify the types, purpose and functions of the various leisure delivery systems. 2. Articulate a leisure philosophy based on the philosophical foundations of the profession 3. Identify the foundation of the profession.
  • Outcome 1 Measure Type:
  • Outcome 1 Assessment Method:
    Each outcome was assessed test questions or project rubric
  • Outcome 1 Result:
    87 % scored 80 or above on assessment items
  • Outcome 2:
    RC 380 1. Develop goals and objectives of recreation programs 2. Utilize program planning/design processes 3. Understand the procedures and techniques for assessment of recreation programs RC 385 1. Develop a facility design and operation plan for a new facility.
  • Outcome 2 Measure Type:
  • Outcome 2 Assessment Method:
    Project/Application assignments with grading rubric
  • Outcome 2 Result:
    88% scored above 80
  • Outcome 3:
    RC 420 1. Create policies and procedures appropriate to various recreation and leisure settings. 2. Apply techniques and strategies for human resource management, agency marketing, and budget administration. 3. Apply principles of risk management.
  • Outcome 3 Measure Type:
  • Outcome 3 Assessment Method:
    Final Project with grading rubric
  • Outcome 3 Result:
    92% Scored above 80%
    COAPRT Standard 2.05.05:  N/A
    COAPRT Standard 3.06:  N/A
    COAPRT Standard 3.07:  N/A