» Sport Management «
Course Descriptions and Outlines:
This is an introductory course in which we will cover the major functional areas of business, including management, marketing, finance, and their more specialized sub functions. In addition, we will cover the foundations of American business, including the nature of the free enterprise system, businesss social responsibilities, and the structure of American business. Attention will also be given to the international dimensions of modern business. College level reading is recommended for this course. (Prerequisites: None). (3 C).
This is a survey course which will provide the student with a basic understanding of the American legal system and its processes and an enhanced understanding of its affect on the modern global business environment. Topics include an introduction to American and international law, ethics, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, administrative law, constitutional law, criminal law, torts, contracts, employment/labor law, consumer protection, intellectual property and real estate law. College level reading and writing skills are recommended for this course. (Prerequisites: None). (3 C).
This course provides an analysis of the functions performed by managers of all types of organizations. Current applications in: strategic planning and control, managing workplace dynamics, managerial ethics and corporate social responsibility, leadership, teamwork in organizations, and developing effective communications will be emphasized. (Prerequisites: College level reading, math, and problem-solving proficiency). (3 C/3 lect).
Introduction to basic computer concepts including hardware, software, and social impact. An introduction to and hands-on experience with applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and database is covered as well as an introduction to Internet use. This is a course for students who wish to develop basic computer literacy and acquire the background to be able to effectively use computer applications in school or on the job. (Prerequisites: College level reading). (3 C).
The course focuses on authentic cultural, historical and literary texts in German for reading, interpretation, speaking and writing practice. These authentic texts include original newspaper and magazine articles, advertisements, letters, graphs, tables, brochures, short stories, fairy tales, songs, and poems. Selected grammar topics are reviewed and/ or expanded. Supplemental activities include use of videotapes, audio tapes, and computers. (Prerequisites: A. Successful completion of GERM 2101 or equivalent experience. B. Reading level 2, Writing level 2, or instructor's permission in special cases. (3 C/3 lect, 0 lab). MNTC: Goal 2/CT, Goal 8/GP.
This course is designed to prepare students to respond appropriately and with confidence in emergency situations until more advanced help arrives. Instruction will include discussion, lecture, demonstration, video scenarios and practice. The course includes certifications in Community CPR (Adult, Infant and Child) and Responding To Emergencies for those who successfully complete the course. Also included are situations involving sudden illness, severe bleeding, delayed help situations and healthy lifestyle practices. (Prerequisites: ENGL 0980 and College level reading). (3 C).
The development and culture of turfgrass is important in many societies for functional, recreational, and ornamental reasons. A thorough understanding of common turfgrasses and their culture is an important tool in the management of cultured turf. This course is designed to cover topics in turfgrass structures, growth processes, seasonal turfgrasses, cultural practices, and seed blends. (Prerequisites: None). (3 C/2 lect, 1 lab, 0 OJT).
This course is designed to introduce the student to the grip, stance and swing used in golf. The class is divided between skill development, the rules of the game and course management during a round of golf. (Prerequisites: None). (1 C).
All courses are one credit. Participation is limited to varsity athletes. Daily practice and attendance at scheduled events are required. (Prerequisites: None). (1 C).
The course is designed to introduce the student to professional fields of physical education. Study will include history, philosophy, objectives, career opportunities, scientific and scholarly disciplines, allied fields, future problems and prospects. (Prerequisites: ENGL 0990). (2 C).
This course is designed to teach leadership, administration and management of programs in sport and fitness facilities. Students will learn exposed to leadership styles and management functions as these components are essential factors in the success of any facility or program. Facility and program marketing, budgeting, risk management and legal aspects are examined and applied through coursework. (Prerequisites: None). (3 C).
This course is designed to give the students a general overview of the guidelines that are involved in the development of new and/or renovating sports facilities. The course will start from the early planning stages and then progress through the necessary steps in the proper planning of new facilities. Each student will engage in classroom, out of classroom and text book studies and discussion about the strategies that need to be implemented prior to developing the facility plan. (Field trips arranged). (Prerequisites: PHED 2280). (3 C/3 lect, 0 lab).
This course is comprised of approved on the job supervised work experience in the field of Sport Management. or Recreation Responsibilities and duties to be determined through the direct supervisor of the internship and approved by the internship director. Internship will include problem solving and interpersonal relations with peers and consumers, while also developing the individuals professional relationships. (Prerequisites: Sport Management majors, or Recreation majors, successful completion of 90% or program course work, Registration based on Internship Director Approval). (3 C).
This course is designed to develop a philosophic recreational background with a practical hands on experience with recreational event planning, promoting and managing of events and facilities. The student will develop a broad background in the foundations of recreation and play. They will also have hands on experience with the planning and managing of recreational events and leagues. (Prerequisites: PHED 2270 and 2280 or instructors permission). (3 C).
Please check the program plan(s) and meet with your advisor for all the course requirements and options in this discipline.