Learning Outcomes — Parks and Recreation Leadership

As a result of completing the bachelor's degree program in Parks and Recreation Leadership at George Williams College, graduates will have:

  • Demonstrated a core understanding of the functional skills, leadership techniques and management styles as a generalist in recreation administration
  • Developed basic programming skills in general recreation administration and have developed a specialization in one of the following areas: commercial recreation management, outdoor leadership, and program management
  • Demonstrated clear competence in written and verbal communication and presentation
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of the major environmental forces that affect recreation agencies, including: competitive, economic, social/cultural diversity, technological, governmental/regulatory and ecological conditions
  • Demonstrated education and experience in the ethical dimensions of recreation program management
  • Demonstrated appreciation of the liberal arts and sciences including the natural/physical sciences, the humanities and social/behavioral sciences
  • Demonstrated professional and ethical behavior in parks and recreation leadership