Student learning outcomes: Recreation Management (BS)

Shown here are the general learning goals of the program broken down into specific student learning outcomes (SLOs). These SLOs represent what a student should be able to do as a result of successfully completing this program. Student performance on these outcomes are routinely assessed by program faculty as a way of informing programmatic improvement efforts.

Goal Outcome

7.03 Students graduating from the Recreation Management Program shall demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the scope, practices and foundations of the Recreation Management profession and the ability to apply this knowledge to make valid and sound arguments on which to base professional decisions.

  • 7.01: Students will demonstrate knowledge of professional practice and policies.
  • 7.01: Students will be able to describe the history and philosophical foundations of the profession.
  • 7.01: Students will be able to describe the scope and practices of the profession.

7.04a Students graduating from the Program shall demonstrate the ability to design and facilitate recreation experiences.

  • 7.02: Students will be able to design and implement recreation experiences.
  • 7.02: Students will be able to design and implement recreation and leisure experiences for diverse clientele, including individuals with disabilities and at risk populations.
  • 7.02: Students will be able to evaluate recreation services and programs, and will be able to apply evaluation data to improve the quality programs and services.

7.05 Students graduating from the Program shall be able to recognize and apply basic facts, concepts, principles, and procedures related to the administration of recreation services.

  • 7.03: Students will be able to identify and apply principles and procedures of risk management.
  • 7.03: Students will be able to identify and apply basic facts, concepts, principles, and procedures of marketing/public relations.
  • 7.03: Students will be able to identify and apply principles and procedures of fiscal management
  • 7.03: Students will be able to identify and apply principles and procedures of management/administration.
  • 7.03: Students will identify and apply basic principles of human resource management.

7.06 Students graduating from the Program shall demonstrate the ability to use diverse, structured ways of thinking to solve problems related to different facets of professional practice, engage in advocacy, and stimulate innovation.

  • 7.03 Students will apply critical thinking to solve problems related to different facets of professional practice.


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