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This summary report reflects the core curriculum of the undergraduate program in Recreation and Leisure Studies.

Assessment benchmark: “At least 80% of students will receive an 80% or greater on the artifact in question.”

Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 1.1:

Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following knowledge: The nature and scope of the relevant park, recreation, tourism and/or leisure (PRTL) professions and their associated industries.” (assessing COAPRT 7.01.01 standard)

  • Artifact: Issue Prep Assignments (cumulative score), REL 402
  • Results: During the 2020-2021 academic year, 17 students were assessed, and 94% received an 80% or greater on the artifact.

Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 1.2:

Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following knowledge:  Techniques and processes used by professionals and workers in PRTL industries.” (assessing COAPRT 7.01.02 standard)

  • Artifact: Management Issue Symposium, REL 312
  • Results: During the 2020-2021 academic year, 19 students were assessed, and 90% received an 80% or greater on the artifact.

Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 1.3:

Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following knowledge: The theoretical foundation of the PRTL profession in history, science, and philosophy.” (assessing COAPRT 7.01.02 standard)

  • Artifact: Quizzes/Exams (cumulative score), REL 202
  • Results: During the 2020-2021 academic year, 52 students were assessed, and 62% received an 80% or greater on the artifact.

Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 2:

Students will be able to design, implement, and evaluate specifically targeted PRTL services which meet participant needs while embracing personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.” (assessing COAPRT 7.02 standard)

  • Artifact: Program Portfolio, REL 308
  • Results: During the 2020-2021 academic year, 25 students were assessed, and 88% received an 80% or greater on the artifact.

Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 3:

Students will be able to understand and demonstrate the principles and practices of operation and administration - in both organizational and individual environments – in PRTL service delivery.” (assessing COAPRT 7.03 standard)

  • Artifact: Administrative Philosophy, REL 312
  • Results: During the 2020-2021 academic year, 17 students were assessed, and 100% received an 80% or greater on the artifact.

Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 4:

Students shall complete a comprehensive internship of not less than 400 clock hours and no fewer than 10 weeks, which allows them to demonstrate the potential to succeed as professionals at supervisory or higher levels in PRTL or related organizations.” (assessing COAPRT 7.03 standard)

  • Artifact: Final Internship Evaluation, PRO 403
  • Results: During the 2020-2021 academic year, 9 students were assessed, and 100% received an 80% or greater on the artifact.

Last Updated 7/21/22