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

Sport and Leisure Management, AS (SLMT-AS)

Location(s): Three Rivers

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 and Leisure Management program is designed to provide knowledge in the areas of recreational management, fitness and training, facility design and management, business, marketing, and risk management. Students receiving an Associate’s of Science degree in Sport and Leisure Management could pursue entry level careers in recreation and athletic facilities, commercial sport facilities, camps, golf courses and the travel and leisure industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of management issues and trends in the sport and exercise field.
  • Understand the connection between various management functions and coordination of agency resources and programs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the concept of activities of daily living and its importance in the overall health of the individual.
  • Analyze the developmental characteristics for each stage of life that are the most relevant to the design and delivery of leisure and recreation service.
  • Identify key aspects of facility design, maintenance, equipment maintenance and cleaning, and staffing.
  • Develop and evaluate various strategies for program design and effective scheduling of facilities.
  • Identify common areas of potential litigation in the athletic/recreational facility.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in event management.