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Fall 2018 Catalog

Sports and Leisure Studies, A.S.


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Degree: Associate in Science
HEGIS Code: 5299
Curriculum Code: 2874
Campus Location: City, North, South
Business and Public Service Division

Pre-Admission Recommendations:  Interest in a health related field.

 

Program Description

The mission of the Sports and Leisure Studies Program is to provide students with a set of learning experiences which will enable them to seamlessly transfer into a four-year program pursuing a degree in a number of different areas. These areas include, but are not limited to: Sport Management, Sport Studies, Coaching, Recreation and Leisure Studies and Adventure Education. Students will be able to choose courses that fulfill the SUNY Transfer Path of their choice if one exists. These electives will be taken along with sufficient SUNY General Education courses to fulfill the SUNY and any departmental requirements. The coursework is designed to be multidisciplinary and allow the student to experience the course of study of their choice not only in the classroom, but also in the field. Finally, within the curriculum, students have the opportunity to gain practical firsthand experience regarding their career path by shadowing professionals engaged in their field of interest. Upon graduation with a Sports and Leisure Studies degree, students will be prepared to take advantage of numerous transfer opportunities within New York State.

Program Competencies

Upon graduation with an Associate in Science degree in Sports and Leisure Studies, the student will be able to:

  • define and apply discipline specific scientific and theoretical concepts pertaining to Sports and Leisure Studies;
  • recognize and present the responsibilities and standards of practice of Sports and Leisure Studies in a professional manner;
  • demonstrate use of current techniques, methods, skills and technology in Sports and Leisure Studies; and
  • describe and outline the duties and responsibilities of the Sports and Leisure professional they observed during their practicum.

SUNY Transfer Path Requirement

Students matriculating in this program are required to fulfill the SUNY Transfer Path Requirement that most closely aligns with the program. Speak to your adviser for details.

Curriculum

Total Degree Credits: 61

Sports and Leisure Studies - Sports and Leisure Studies Track


First Year, Fall Semester Credit Hours: 15


First Year, Spring Semester Credit Hours: 14


Second Year, Fall Semester Credit Hours: 17


Second Year, Spring Semester Credit Hours: 15


Sports and Leisure Studies - Sport Management Track


First Year, Fall Semester Credit Hours: 16


First Year, Spring Semester Credit Hours: 14


Second Year, Fall Semester Credit Hours: 17


Second Year, Spring Semester Credit Hours: 15


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