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Sport Management (SPORT)
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Program Overview:
The Sport Management degree will provide entry-level employment training for individuals interested in careers in the rapidly growing sport and recreation industry. Employment settings include sports and fitness marketing and sales, sport retail management, recreation program planning, facilities director, and athletic coaching positions. The AAS degree includes a significant portion of general education courses to facilitate transfer to a four-year university.

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Semester 1
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FA2017
DAP 1201
Business Computer Systems
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A study of computer concepts, including the information processing cycle, file organization, data communications and operating systems and systems software. Applications software, including spreadsheets, database, word processing, presentation software, computer communications, operating systems, and Internet access and use with business-oriented computer hardware and software concepts emphasis. PREREQUISITE: Recommended one semester of typing.

ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

SPM 1201
Intro to Sport Management
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This course is a foundational course in the Sport Management program. The course is designed to introduce basic information and concepts associated with the field of sport management and recreation. Topics of study include characteristics of and labor market trends in sport management and affiliated industries, characteristics of successful managers in the industry, and the application of sport management strategies and techniques in interscholastic, intercollegiate, public, community, health/fitness settings.

PSY 1101
General Psychology I
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A survey of the study of human and animal behavior with emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics may include the biology of behavior, sensation, motivation, emotion, life-span development of behavior, personality, abnormal behavior and its therapies, social behavior, and individual differences. NO PREREQUISITE.

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15
Semester 2
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ENG 1121
Composition & Analysis
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ENG 1121 provides further training and practice in the comprehension and expression of written English. It focuses on organization, logic, and correct research techniques and format, including American Psychological Association and/or Modern Language Association parenthetical noting and bibliographic citations. It also includes an introduction to one genre of literature and the writing of a critical analysis of a piece of literature. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. PREREQUISITE: ENG 1111 Composition I. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used as humanities credit)

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English Gen Ed Elective marked
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MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

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Math Gen Ed Elective marked
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SPM 1202
Recreation and Leisure
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This course will familiarize students with the interrelationship between recreation and leisure in our culture. Students will be introduced to the many effects that recreation and leisure has on society including, but not limited to health, wellness, life stages, culture and the economy.

SPM 1210
Principles of Coaching
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This course designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of coaching. The nature of coaching, qualifications, skills and issues relative to the profession will be explored.

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16
Semester 3
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GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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This course prepares the student for job interviews, job placement, and employment. Verbal and written communication skills are implemented through assigned reports. Topics of discussion and debate range from securing and keeping a job to individual attitudes, work habits, work ethics, and interviewing skills. The student will be required to prepare a written resume and to apply communication skills in practical situations.

SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
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Short informative and persuasive speeches are prepared and presented. This course places emphasis on selection and organization of materials, methods of securing interest and attention, and elements of delivery as well as characteristics of effective criticism and listening.

SPM 2201
Sport Communication
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This course is a foundational course in the Sport Management program. The course is designed to examine the reciprocal relationship between sports and mass media, including the historical development and contemporary relevance of newspapers, radio, and television as well as the proliferation of new media and the impact of new media on sports.

SPM 2210
Activity Planning
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This course will provide students with an understanding of programming and planning in Sport Management. Students will get a thorough understanding of the sport/event marketing and promotions, scheduling, staffing and facility management. PREREQUISITES: SPM 1201 Intro to Sport Management, SPM 1202 Recreation and Leisure, or consent of instructor.

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15
Semester 4
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SPM 2202
Diversity in Sports
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This course will explore how historical and modern practices have impacted opportunities and experiences of various cultural groups in American sport. The course will look at diversity issues as they relate to race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality, and physical ability/disability. Diversity issues in sport will be related to society in a larger scale. Students will study the impact and interconnectedness of diversity issues in sport and society.

SPM 2225
Sport Internship/Seminar
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This is a practical experience course in which the student is placed in a sport management related area for work experience. An individual training agreement will be developed for each student and signed by the employer, student, and college coordinator. The student will be supervised by the employer and the college coordinator. Variable internship hours based on 75 hours equated to 1 semester hour of credit. PREREQUISITE: Completion of first year program requirements or consent of instructor.

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Humanities/Fine Arts Gen Ed Elective marked
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Life/Physical Science Gen Ed Elective marked
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Term Total
18
Program Total
64


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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