Academics

 

Sports and Leisure Management

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Associate in Science
Program Coordinator: Heidi Zenie - 860-215-9485

This 62 credit program will provide the student with knowledge in areas of recreational management, fitness and training, nutrition, facility design and management, marketing, business law, accounting and risk management. Students receiving this degree would work as an Athletic Director, Facilities Manager, in Professional Sports Management, and travel/leisure.

SPORT AND LEISURE MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM

 

Course ID Title of Course
Credits
SEMESTER I  
ACC* K111° Principles of Accounting I
4
ENG* K101° Composition
3
HPE* K105° Introduction to Fitness and Training
3
HPE* K232° First Aid and Sports Injury
2
MAT* K137° Intermediate Algebra
3
  TOTAL
15
SEMESTER II  
BIO* K115° Human Biology
4
BBG* K231° Business Law I
3
HPE* K130° Weight Training/Fitness
3
RLS* K101° Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services
3
ECN* K101° Principles of Macroeconomics
3
  TOTAL
16
SEMESTER III  
BIO* K111° Introduction to Nutrition
3
BMK* K201° Principles of Marketing
3
COM* K173° Public Speaking
3
HPE* K245° Programming and Prescription I
4
PSY* K111° General Psychology
3
  TOTAL
16
SEMESTER IV  
BBG* K115° Business Software Applications
3
BMG* K202° Principles of Management
3
HPE* K246° Programming and Prescription II
3
RLS* K218° Organization and Administrations of Sport and Leisure
3
__________ Fine Arts Elective
3
  TOTAL
15
  GRAND TOTAL
62

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Sports and Leisure Management, Associate in Science Degree
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of management issues and trends in the sport and exercise field.
  2. understand the connection between various management functions and coordination of agency resources, programs and resources.
  3. apply the concept areas related to personnel process, including candidate recruitment, candidate selection, orientation, training and development and performance appraisal.
  4. demonstrate a mastery of the basic principles, concepts and terminology of today's marketing strategy.
  5. develop an awareness of the importance of marketing in today's competitive, consumer-oriented society.
  6. understand the importance of societal issues of computer security risks, privacy risks, identity theft and technological impacts on our culture.
  7. demonstrate knowledge of the history and principles governing business law in the United States.
  8. evaluate target populations to further understand the needs and options of a variety of participants.
  9. have knowledge of the concept of activities of daily living and its importance in the overall health of the individual.
  10. analyze the developmental characteristics for each stage life stage that are the most relevant to the design and delivery of leisure and recreation service.
  11. identify key aspects of facility and equipment maintenance and cleaning, implement appropriate maintenance and cleaning schedules.
  12. evaluate various strategies for effectively scheduling of facilities and programs.
  13. identify common areas of potential litigation in the strength and conditioning facility.
  14. demonstrate knowledge and application of inventory (cost flos; periodic; perpetual) accounting and reporting.