Mar 03, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
  
College Catalog 2023-2024

Sport Management Option, A.S.


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This option introduces students to the principles and concepts of sport management operations. The program provides students with a comprehensive foundation in business management along with specialized courses in the areas that are critical for success in the sport management industry. Students will gain a comprehensive business foundation combined with specific competencies in management, marketing, communications and operations as they relate to the sport and leisure industry. Students will have the foundation to continue their education at a four-year institution or seek entry-level positions in the field.

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Total Credits: 15


Semester 1 Advising Note

  • New degree-seeking students enrolled in 9 credits or more must take a Learning Community Seminar or a Learning Community Cluster within their first year.
  • Explore BHCC Student Activities offered i.e., BHCC’s Entrepreneurship Club.
  • Create and follow education plan.

Total Credits: 15


Semester 2 Advising Note

  • Meet with an advisor to begin career planning activities.
  • Begin exploring transfer options: attend a transfer workshop and the College transfer fair
  • Complete a volunteer activity in an area of interest.
  • Learn about Alpha Beta Gamma (Business Honor Society) and Alpha Kappa Mu (General Honor Society).
  • Inquire about the Commonwealth Honors Program.

Total Credits: 16


Semester 3 Advising Note

  • Continue preparations for transfer: write essays for transfer institution, collect letters of recommendation, apply for transfer.
  • Develop a financial plan for continued education and life after graduation.
  • Complete a pre-graduation check with an advisor in LifeMap

Semester 4


Total Credits: 15


Semester 4 Advising Note

  • Gather recommendation letters from faculty and staff.
  • Apply for graduation
  • Finalize your resume and upload it to your ePortfolio and LinkedIn website.

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Integrate principles of management to organize people and resources to succeed in the sport management industry.
  • Apply the concepts needed to plan, lead, organize, control and staff the operations of a sport management enterprise.
  • Understand the basic principles of sport management as they relate to legal issues, managing and marketing a sports organization, communications and administration.

Career Outlook


This option prepares students to seek employment in many entry-level positions in the areas of health and fitness, sport and leisure, park and recreation and the professional sport industry including opportunities in the management of professional, college, secondary school and community sports.

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