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  Nov 30, 2020
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Sport & Recreation Management (B.S.)

The B.S. in Sport and Recreation Management is for students who are interested in pursuing entry-level careers with professional and minor league sport teams, collegiate level athletic departments, private and public fitness facilities, club-level athletic teams, and entrepreneurs. Graduates may decide to pursue further study, advanced-level coaching careers or work within private sport companies in a variety of roles.

Learning Outcomes

Upon program completion students will be able to:
• Demonstrate content knowledge in the areas of sport management, business, and recreation.
• Apply appropriate and effective use of technology for organizations.
• Communicate effectively through the delivery of written and oral presentations.
• Use critical thinking skills to understand and apply problem solving strategies and techniques for organizational and individual decision making.
• Exemplify professional skills, attitudes, and dispositions.
• Develop professional, personal, and interdisciplinary connections through content and professional experience.

Program Requirements : 58 credits

Complete all of the following:
BUS 204 Principles of Marketing
BUS 205 Principles of Management
BUS 212 Business Law I  
BUS 213 Business Law II
BUS 308 Human Resources Management
BUS 335 Management Information Systems               
BUS 340 Leadership & Diversity     
BUS 362 Sport Management
BUS 363 Sport Marketing
BUS 430 Sport Law
BUS 431 Sport Facility and Event Management
PED 110 Introduction to Physical Education
PED 225 Concepts of Fitness and Wellness
PED 215 Fitness & Wellness Activities in Physical Education & Recreation (.5 cr)
PED 217 Current Trends in Physical Education & Recreation (.5 cr)
PED 240 Sports Medicine -or- PED 303 Target/Invasion Games -or- PED 304 Net/Wall/Fielding/Striking Games
PED 308 Educational Gymnastics (.5 cr)
PED 330 Cooperative & Adventure Games (.5 cr)
PED 350 Sport Psychology
PED 409 Coaching Theory
PED 420 Organization & Administration                         
PED 405 Experiential Learning -or- BUS 327 Experiential Learning
SCI 235 Sport Nutrition

Degree Completion Notes
Total credits required for bachelor degree (minimum): 120 credits
Cumulative GPA required for graduation (minimum): 2.000
Major GPA required for graduation (minimum): 2.200
1/2 of major requirements must be completed at Sage (minimum)
Completion of all required General Education  coursework
Documentation of valid and current certification for First Aid/CPR/AED training prior to graduation.

Suggested Program of Study
(Major courses & core General Education courses)

Year 1: Fall
BUS 204
PED 110
RSC 101
WRT 101

Year 1: Spring
BUS 205
PED 225
SCI 235
WRT 201

Year 2: Fall
BUS 212
PED 350

Year 2: Spring
BUS 213
BUS 308
PED 240
PED 409

Year 3: Fall
BUS 362
PED 303
RSC 301

Year 3: Spring
BUS 335
BUS 340
BUS 430

Year 4: Fall
BUS 327 or PED 405
BUS 363
PED 350
PED 420

Year 4: Spring
BUS 431