Business: Sports and Recreation Management (A.A.S.)

HEGIS: 5506.10

SUNY CODE: 0462

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in public and private recreational facilities. The curriculum offers coursework in business, health, recreation and liberal arts

The goals of this program are to:

  • prepare students to be able to plan, implement, and manage recreational and/or sports activities and facility scheduling; and
  • provide students with the knowledge and training for them to be able to coach a variety of sports.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • plan and implement a culminating sport or recreational event; and
  • organize, write, implement and reflect upon lesson plans that center around sports skills.

Career Opportunities/Transfer Information

Graduates find employment at resorts, golf courses, fitness centers, sporting goods stores, campgrounds, parks, recreational departments and youth services. While not designed as a transfer program, students have continued their education at SUC at Brockport, SUC at Cortland, Ithaca College and St. John’s University.

Program of Study

1st Year

1st Semester

BU 111Bus Organization & Management

3

BU 225Customer Service Mgmt

3

EN 111English I - College Writing

3

FS 100First Year Student Seminar

1

PE 120Found of Physical Educ & Sport

3

PE 160Introduction to Recreation

3

Total Credit Hours:16

2nd Semester

BU 114Accounting I

4

EN 112English II - Intro to Lit

3

HE 121Personal & Community Health

3

IS 115Computer Applications I

3

PE 157Adapted PE and Sport

3

Physical Education Majors Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:17

2nd Year

3rd Semester

BU 232Principles of Management

3

EN 228Interpersonal Communication

3

HE 128First Aid & CPR: Resp to Emer

2

PE 118Aquatics

1

OR

PE 170Lifeguard Training

1

SC 118Fund of Human Anatomy & Phys

3

SS 161Introductory Sociology

3

Physical Education Majors Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16

4th Semester

BU 121Business Law I

3

HE 130Wellness

3

PE 156Coaching Princ & Theories

3

SC 117Nutrition

3

Mathematics Elective

3

Physical Education Majors Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 65

For more information, contact the Business, Health, Science, and Technology Division at (315) 866-0300 or toll free 1-888-GO-4-HCCC, ext. 8230.