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Sport Management Option

Associate in Science -  Business Administration Department

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2017 and spring 2018. For the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, please log in to BHCC Self Service to review your specific program requirements. Any questions? Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor. Current students should stop by or contact the LifeMap Commons on the Charlestown Campus - E-Building, Room E-235; Phone 617-228-2230 or email academicadvising@bhcc.mass.edu from your BHCC email.
Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
General Education Courses
College Writing I ENG111 3 ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
College Writing II ENG112 3 ENG111
Individual and Society PSY101 satisfies Area 2 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
World View ECO201 satisfies Area 3 3 MAT097 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Quantitative Thought MAT181 satisfies Area 4 3 MAT097 or MAT098 or placement
Science and Technology BIO108 satisfies Area 5 3 ENG095 and MAT093 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Humanities From Area 6 3
Concentration Courses
Introduction to Business BUS101 satisfies learning communities requirement 3 ESL098 or RDG095 and ESL099 or ENG090 or placement
Principles of Accounting I ACC101 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Principles of Sport Management SPM101 3 pre/co-req BUS101
Sport Management and Event Management SPM211 3 SPM101
Sport Law and Ethics SPM213 3 SPM101
Business Law I BUS201 3 ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Principles of Accounting II ACC102 3 ACC101
Professional Communication BUS207 3 ENG111
Introduction to Entrepreneurship MAN107 3 ESL098 or RDG095 and ESL099 or ENG090 or placement
Sport Marketing and Promotion SPM215 3 SPM101
Applications/Concepts CIT110 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Psychology of Sport SPM201 3 PSY101
Seminar in Sport Management or Sport Management Internship SPM217 or SPM299 3 Prerequisite for SPM217: SPM101. Prerequisite for SPM299: Chair approval.
Total Credits 61
Last Modified Date: May 2, 2017

Additional Information

Division: Professional Studies

Department: Business Administration

Degree Type: Associate in Science

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Option Overview

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. 

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.

Upon Completion of this Program, 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.