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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management, AS (SPMG-AS)

Location(s): Gateway

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The Sport Management program prepares students for a career in the sport industry with sectors including sport organizations, interscholastic sports, sport facility management and more, while also providing a seamless transfer to Southern Connecticut State University’s Sport Management program. Sport courses, including specialties in marketing, finance, and media, can all be completed online allowing students throughout the state and beyond to complete some or all of the program online.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the scope of the sport industry, along with professional practices of working in the sport management profession. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the historical and philosophical foundations of the sport management profession.
  • Explain the importance of budgeting and financial management to sport-related organizations and be able to evaluate micro- and macro-economic principles as they relate to the sport industry.
  • Explain legal concepts relevant to the sport industry and evaluate situations in sport settings that may have legal implications for sport organizations, entities, or participants. 
  • Explain and apply principles of mass media, communication, promotion, and public relations particularly as they relate to sport management.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally via presentation and public speaking opportunities, and in writing to internal and external audiences. 
  • Explain the importance of and the procedure for organizing the workplace and defining tasks, responsibilities, and relationships.