Sport Management A.S. (SPMS)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

The Sport Management program is designed for the sports enthusiast who desires to coordinate and operate all types of sports programming. This is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares graduates for business and administration with emphasis on the world of sport. Successful completion of this curriculum prepares graduates for transfer into a four-year college and for future employment in exciting positions in the sports industry. Graduates in Sport Management are qualified for positions in professional sports, school and community sports programs, and private health clubs.

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

• plan, organize, and implement sport programs.
• demonstrate management skills to implement a sport program.
• demonstrate collaboration and cooperation with a variety of sport agencies.
• identify competitive sport industries and strategies to develop the sports community.
• describe how sport history has changed marketing and how to market sport products and services.
• apply the tools of sports technology to develop and enhance a sport program.
• evaluate ethics in the sport industry.
• demonstrate the ability to analyze recreational facilities in terms of safety and optional participation.
• use critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to assess the needs of individuals, school, and community programs regarding sport programs.

Students should consult the catalog of the four-year college or university to which he or she plans to transfer to ensure that degree requirements are being properly met. Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer and University Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.