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Sports Management AS

Total Credit Hours: 61

This transfer Liberal Arts program is designed for students interested in the sports management field who plan to transfer into a four year Business or Sports Management Program. Graduates from this program can continue with their sports management education and can pursue careers as team managers, personal agents, and executives in business that support professional and amateur sports. They can also work in fitness centers, recreation centers, and ice arenas, as well as sporting good sales and marketing.
Goals & Outcomes
This is a transfer program that will offer students a seamless transfer to Upper Level SUNY colleges. The ever-growing sport industry is a multibillion dollar industry that has many different potential avenues to provide employment opportunities. Graduates from this program can continue with their sports management/business education and could enter the exciting world of professional/collegiate sports as event managers, personal agents, and executives in businesses that support professional and amateur sport. Other venues could include fitness centers, recreation centers and ice arenas as well as sporting goods sales and marketing.
First Semester
1.0
CF100 College Foundations Seminar
This course is an opportunity for students to develop the skills necessary to be successful in college. Students learn the importance of the faculty-student and advisor-advisee relationship, develop time management techniques, apply effective study skill techniques, recognize the implications of living in a diverse society, utilize college resources, and explore career and transfer requirements. Collaborative projects are included. Students matriculated in a degree program must take this course in their first term of study. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
EN101 English 1: Composition
EN101 English 1: Composition C-3 Cr-3 This course focuses on several kinds of writing-self-expressive, informative, and argumentative/persuasive, and others. A minimum of five essay compositions are required. The course emphasizes the composition of clear, correct, and effective prose required in a variety of professions and occupations.Prerequisites: The required developmental reading (DS051 Essential Reading & Study Skills, or SL115 ESL4: Advanced Reading), and/or writing courses (EN099 Introduction to College English or SL116 ESL4: Advanced Composition) or permission of the instructor or designee. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
AC131 Business Law 1
This basic law course investigates the application of law to societal and business relationships through a study of the concept of commercial law and its sources, the law of contracts, the law of sales, and the law of negotiable instruments. Lecture, class discussion, and case study comprise the primary methods of instruction In the effort to develop awareness of the logic and application of the law. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
HI101 History of Civ 1
This course introduces the nature and study of history, and covers the emergence and development of Eurasian civilization to about 1500 A.D. in the Near East, India, China, Europe, the Western Hemisphere, and Africa. Attention is given to religion in these civilizations and on the rise of the West to a position of world power during the Middle Ages. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
IS101 Computers and Society
This course provides knowledge of relevant computer skills and a solid foundation in the terminology and concepts of computer technology. Experience is provided with a variety of microcomputer software applications, including word processing, electronic spreadsheets, graphics, file management, and integrated software. Concepts and terms focus on preparing for a technologically oriented society and using the computer as a tool for productivity, research, and communication. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
SM101 Found of Sport Mngmnt
This course provides an overview of sports management in terms of its scope, principles, issues, future trends, and career opportunities. It also examines the job responsibilities and competencies required of sport managers in a variety of sports or sports-related organizations. The course also provides students with an overview of the different facets and career opportunities that are available in the field of sport management. See when this course is offered ...
Second Semester
3.0
EN102 English 2:Idea&Values Lit
This course encourages a deeper understanding of human nature and the human condition through the study of ideas and values expressed in imaginative literature. Emphasis is placed on the use and development of critical thinking and language skills. Library-oriented research is required. Prerequisite: EN101 English 1: Composition or EN106 English 1: Composition and Reading. See when this course is offered ...
4.0
MA115 Intermediate Mathematics
This course introduces intermediate algebra-level knowledge and skills. Topics include exponents and radicals, polynomial and rational expressions, functions and relations and their graphs, inequalities, and systems of linear equations. Linear, quadratic, rational, and radical equations are solved. Applications are included. Prerequisite: An appropriate placement test result or MA 091 Introductory Algebra, or equivalent. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
SM102 Sport and Society
This course examines the social dimensions of sport in a modern industrialized society. Topics include sexism and racism in sport; sport and the mass media; deviance in sport; sport and social mobility; and the relationship of sport with religious, political, and economic structures. See when this course is offered ...
1.0
SM111 Sport Event Prac 1
This course focuses on the use and development of basic knowledge and skills necessary for work in college athletics. This course is offered in the Fall sport season (soccer, crosscountry, basketball). A 45-hour practicum in a specific sport under the supervision of a coach or athletic liaison reinforces of professionalism, organization, leadership, and sport specific duties within the world of college athletics. See when this course is offered ...
American History Elective
3.0
3.0
HI111 Am History 1492-1850
This survey course develops a comprehensive overview of American history as well as a deeper understanding of how its geography, people, institutions, and culture interact to define the American experience. It begins with American colonization and concludes on the eve of the Civil War. See when this course is offered ...
OR
3.0
HI112 Am History 1850-pres
This course continues to survey the development of the American story from an agricultural, frontier society to an urban, industrial nation. Emphasis is placed on the economic revolution of the post-Civil War era, its social, political, and military aspects, and the emergence of America as a world leader. It begins with the Civil War and concludes with the present. See when this course is offered ...
1.0
PE154 Fitness Center
This course introduces students to a comprehensive fitness program, including strength training, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility enhancement. Students develop the basic knowledge to pursue fitness as a lifetime endeavor. See when this course is offered ...
Third Semester
3.0
AC115 Financial Accounting
This course is the first of a sequence that explores fundamental accounting principles, concepts, and practices as a basis for the preparation, understanding, and interpretation of accounting information. It covers the complete accounting cycle for service and merchandising businesses through the adjustment and closing of the books and the preparation of the income statement, the statement of owner equity, and the balance sheet. The details of accounting for cash, receivables, inventory, long-lived assets, and current liabilities are investigated. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
EN150 Effective Speech
This course is an introduction to public speaking. It emphasizes the fundamentals of preparing, organizing, supporting, and delivering the speech based on factual material. It includes topic selection, audience analysis, fact vs. opinion, outlining, supporting material, and visual support. Informative, demonstrative, and persuasive speeches are presented. Elements of interpersonal communication, logic, and persuasion are discussed. Prerequisite: EN101 English 1: Composition or EN106 English 1: Composition and Reading. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
PY101 Intro General Psychology
This course introduces the many and varied facets of psychology. Emphasis is on interactions of individuals in their cultural, social, and economic environments as determined by their cognitive, behavioral, and emotional experiences and training. See when this course is offered ...
1.0
SM112 Sport Event Prac 2
This course focuses on the use and development of basic knowledge and skills necessary for work in college athletics. This course is offered in the Spring sport season (baseball, lacrosse, softball, track, and tennis). A 45-hour practicum in a specific sport under the supervision of a coach or athletic liaison reinforces professionalism, organization, leadership, and sport specific duties within the world of college athletics. See when this course is offered ...
Natural Science Gen.Ed. Elective
4.0
BI103, BI105, BI141, BI216, CH101, CH111, CH131, CH141, GL101, GL102, PH112, PH141, PH145, PH151, PH261, or WE101
4.0
PE Elective
0.5
Fourth Semester
3.0
BM110 Prin of Microeconomics
This course studies the behavior of the individual and firm in allocating resources in a market system under various the degrees of competition. Topics include the nature of economics, scarcity choice, market pricing and applications, theory of consumer choice, business cost measurement, forms of competition, antitrust and regulations of business, factor pricing, externalities, and pollution. Poverty-income distribution, labor economics, or agricultural economics may also be discussed. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
BM120 Prin of Marketing
This course emphasizes the basic practices, concepts, and activities involved in developing a successful marketing program. Topics include buyer behavior, market identification, product development, distribution, promotion, pricing, and the uncontrollable factors (economic, social, political, legal and technological) involved in the changing marketing environment of today. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
MA110 Elementary Statistics
This course introduces probability and statistics. Topics include graphs, tables, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal distribution, correlation and regression, probability, and inferential statistics. This course is available in two formats: lecture only, or lecture plus laboratory using technology. Prerequisite: An appropriate placement test result or MA090 Essential Math Skills or MA 091 Introductory Algebra, or MA096 Mathematical Literacy. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
SM201 Leadership for Sport Prof
This course introduces students to theories, approaches, and styles of leadership, as well as the role that ethics and ethical decision-making play in shaping effective leadership. Students analyze leadership practices within different sport settings. Students examine best practices from multiple sport levels and structures. Critical issues in sport leadership such as gender and ethnicity are examined as well. Students begin to explore their own leadership philosophies. Emphasis is placed on the promotion of personal leadership philosophies See when this course is offered ...
3.0
SO101 Intro Sociology
This course gives an understanding of and a feeling for the society in which we live. The concepts and theories discussed relate to humanity, its culture and society, and to those forces that contribute to the smooth operation of this society as well as those forces that contribute to conflict and social problems. Topics include culture, socialization, stratification, population, and patterns of social organization. See when this course is offered ...
PE Elective
0.5
Prerequisite
Meet MVCC Admission requirements.


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