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Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Fitness Programs Management

Program Coordinators: Dr. Jimmy Craft and Mrs. Denise Jacobs

Alice Lloyd College Social Science Division

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Course Descriptions

The major in Sports and Fitness Programs Management offers an interdisciplinary course of study in Physical Education and Business to prepare students for professional positions in:

  • the creation and administration of programs in community recreation
  • community centers
  • state and city parks and recreation
  • resorts
  • camps
  • theme parks
  • tourist attractions
  • youth service organizations
  • corporate fitness programs, and
  • church programs

Many of these positions will require teaching ability in addition to management and leadership skills, and graduates may expect to lead and give instruction in games and sports in addition to administering programs and facilities. College graduates with skills to operate in recreational resources and facilities add to the physical and economic health of the region. Students must earn a “C” grade in each course in the major field in order to graduate; the overall GPA must be at least a 2.00.

Sports and Fitness Programs Management Major Requirements

Students should become familiar with the requirements for their individual programs and work with their advisors to ensure that all degree requirements will be met. A guide sheet is extremely helpful in academic planning. Students wishing to major in Sports and Fitness Programs Management can access a downloadable version (pdf) of the guide sheet at the top of this page, or he or she may obtain one from his or her Faculty Advisor or from the Registrar. The student has the ultimate responsibility for seeing that all academic requirements are being met.

General Education Requirements / 54 hours

Institutional – 18 hours: CIS 110, COMM 126, ENG 101, ENG 102, LE 101. PE 103

Humanities: 12 hours

Social Sciences: 12 hours

Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 12 hours

Collateral Requirements / 6 hours

HLTH 210, 220

Sports and Fitness Programs Management Requirements / 51 hours

Required (33 hours): PE 273, 274, 301, 311, 321, 351, 371, 375, 402, 405, 421

Required (6 hours): BUS 240, BUS 315

Choose 12 hours of PSY 200 level or above or SOC 200 level or above (must have at least 3 hours in PSY and at least 3 hours in SOC)

Choose 3 hours from the following: BUS 315, 317, 465

General Electives / sufficient to total 128 hours for graduation

Students are encouraged to consider courses that can lead to a second major or a minor.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year First Semester:

PE 103
ENG 101
COMM 126
MATH 110 or 113
LE 101

Freshman Year Second Semester:

Humanities Elective
BIOL 101/108
CIS 110
A Physical Science
ENG 102

Sophomore Year First Semester:

PE 273
Social Science Elective
Humanities Elective
HLTH 210
BUS 240

Sophomore Year Second Semester:

Humanities Elective
Social Science Elective
PE 274
HLTH 220
Social Science Elective

Junior Year First Semester:

PE 301
Sociology or Psychology Elective
PE 311
PE 321
Sociology or Psychology Elective
PE 371

Junior Year Second Semester:

Social Science Elective
Sociology or Psychology Elective
PE 375
PE 421
PE 351

Senior Year First Semester:

PE 402
PE 405
Business Elective
General Elective
General Elective

Senior Year Second Semester:

Sociology or Psychology Elective
Humanities Elective
General Elective
General Elective
General Elective

This online information is the official text of the Alice Lloyd College Program Catalog 2016-18. The College reserves the right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees. Other publications supplement the Program Catalog and may be obtained from the appropriate office of the College. The provisions of these publications constitute an agreement – but not an irrevocable contract – between the student and the College.