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Pre-Sports Management

Dean:  Dr. Shirley Wendel/Dr. Marvin Hunt

Coordinator:  Susie Myers, Lakshmy Sivaratnam

Students interested in completing the bachelor's degree program in sports management should follow this course of study. Two years of a general education programs and two years sports management courses must be completed. Students should consult with the college where they plan to transfer at an early date in their college career.

The Associate in Arts Degree meets the Board of Regents Transfer and Articulation Agreement. A Student completing this program and transferring to a public university, therefore, "will be accepted as having satisfied the general education requirements of all Kansas public universities."

Transferability to a Four-Year Institution
Since the transferability of courses will vary depending on the specific four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that if students are intending to transfer to a four-year institution, they must consult with the transfer institution and with their respective KCKCC advisor before enrolling in order to determine the transferability of their courses. It is the student's responsibility to follow the transfer requirements established by his/her transfer institution.

General Education Requirements

College Requirement - All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV0101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. (See exemptions)

Course Number Course Title Hours
HUDV Requirement
HUDV0100 First Year Experience or 1
HUDV0101 Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning 2
Total 1-2
 
Basic Skill Requirements
ENGL0101 Composition I 3
ENGL0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH0151
Public Speaking or
 
SPCH0153 Interpersonal Communication 3
Total 9
 
Mathematics Requirement
MATH0105 College Algebra or higher 5
Total 5
 
Natural & Physical Science Requirement:
BIOL0121 General Biology or 5
BIOL0141 Human Anatomy & Laboratory 4
Total 4-5
 
Humanities Requirements: (from one of the following disciplines: Art, History, Music#, Literature, and Theatre# ):
  Humanities Core Electives 6
PHIL0206 Ethics 3
Total 9
 
Social and Behavioral Science Requirements:
PSYC0101 Psychology 3
ECON0201 Principles of Macroeconomics or  
ECON0202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Total 6
 
Foreign Language Requirement:
LANG Foreign Language Core Elective 5
Total 5
 
Total General Education Requirements 39-41
 
Technical Requirements (24 additional credits)
BUSN0101 Accounting I
3
BUSN0102 Accounting II
3
BUSN0286 Principles of Management
3
BUSN0204 Business Law I
3
BUSN/EXSC0215 Introduction to Sports Management
3
EXSC0205 Personal School Community Health
3
EXSC0206 Lifetime Fitness
3
EXSC0211 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
3
Total
24
   
Total hours required for an Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences in Pre- Sports Management Degree:
63-65

*See course description for prerequisite.

Note:  Students should observe the "See course description" footnotes that appear throughout the following programs. Many courses in these programs have prerequisites or are offered only during certain semesters or at certain times.

These programs provide students with their basic education and prepare them to transfer to a four-year college.