Business Administration - Sport Management Pathway: AAS

Curriculum Sequence

Fall Semester I Course Title Credit
ADM-162 OFFICE PROCEDURES 3
BUS-102 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
CSC-110 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS 3
ENG-131 BUSINESS ENGLISH 3
MAT-712 BUSINESS MATH 3
WBL-155 JOB SHADOWING: BUSINESS, FINANCE, MARKETING, AND MANAGEMENT 1
TOTAL 16
Spring Semester I Course Title Credit
HUM-287 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STUDIES 3
PEC-101 INTRODUCTION TO COACHING 3
PEC-116 ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN GROWTH 2
PEC-120 BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION 1
PET-105 BASIC ATHLETIC TRAINING 3
SPC-101 FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION 3
TOTAL 15
Fall Semester II Course Title Credit
ACC-142 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3
ADM-188 PROJECT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT 3
SMM-108 SOCIAL MEDIA ENGAGEMENT 3
SOC-114 CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE WORKPLACE 3
SPT-101 INTRODUCTION TO SPORT MANAGEMENT 3
SPT-107 SPORT PROMOTION AND MARKETING 3
TOTAL 18
Spring Semester II Course Title Credit
ACC-146 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3
BUS-290 EMPLOYMENT SEARCH/WORKPLACE SUCCESS 1
BUS-932 BUSINESS INTERNSHIP 3
SPT-102 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT 3
SPT-108 SPORT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION 3
SPT-109 SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT 3
TOTAL 16

ADM-162 - OFFICE PROCEDURES

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course provides an understanding of the concepts, skills, procedures, and professional image needed for employment in an office environment. Introductory topics include operational and supervisory functions, telephone and teleconference procedures, scheduling, travel arrangements, meeting and event planning, mail and shipping procedures, and ethics and professionalism. Students use problem solving techniques and decision making experiences in a team environment.

BUS-102 - INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

An overview of contemporary business principles touching on all the major functional areas of business and trends that are shaping today's business environment. Understanding the fundamental pillars of the business environment -- globalization, technology, and ethics -- is a crucial component in this course.

CSC-110 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course provides an introduction to computer concepts. The student will use the Windows operating system, presentation software, electronic spreadsheet software, database management software and word processing software. Microcomputer hardware and software as well as the processing concepts associated with each will be discussed. The course will also include information on file management, the Internet, virus protection, and e-mail basics as applicable to the academic world as well as the business environment. Lab time outside class is required to complete projects.

ENG-131 - BUSINESS ENGLISH

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course teaches the fundamentals of written communication with focus on the elements of effectively written business documents. The emphasis is on the development of writing skills through a) exercises in grammar, mechanics, usage, and spelling and b) application of these skills in a variety of written business documents. Prerequisites: Meet minimum placement test score requirement or a minimum grade of C- in ENG-013. No waivers.

MAT-712 - BUSINESS MATH

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course provides a study of math fundamentals and their application to business situations. Topics covered include banking procedures, payroll and taxes, weights and measurements, fractions and percentages, commissions, discounts, mark-ups/mark-downs, borrowing and interest, and insurance copays and deductibles. Microsoft Excel and traditional methods will be used to make common business decisions.

WBL-155 - JOB SHADOWING: BUSINESS, FINANCE, MARKETING, AND MANAGEMENT

Lecture: 0.5

Lab: 1

Credit: 1

Students in this course will explore the fields of Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs, professional requirements, and develop a basic knowledge of an organization's structure and values.

HUM-287 - LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. The course integrates readings from the humanities, experiential exercises, films/videos and contemporary readings on leadership.

PEC-101 - INTRODUCTION TO COACHING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Introduction to Coaching consists of a four-part course that includes coaching theory, sports medicine, sports psychology, and sports physiology. It leads to coaching authorization for the State of Iowa as a junior high or senior high coach.

PEC-116 - ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN GROWTH

Lecture: 2

Credit: 2

A study of the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial stages of development during middle childhood and adolescence and how these stages impact the coaching profession. This is one of the four courses leading to the coaching and authorization issued by the Iowa Department of Education as a head coach or assistant coach of any interscholastic athletic activity.

PEC-120 - BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

Lecture: 1

Credit: 1

An introduction to the physiological processes and anatomical features of the human body which are related to and affected by physical activity and training. This is one of the four courses leading to the coaching and authorization issued by the Iowa Department of Education as a head coach or assistant coach of any interscholastic athletic activity.

PET-105 - BASIC ATHLETIC TRAINING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course serves as an introduction to the profession of athletic training. Students will be instructed in basic skills and theories of the profession including: measurement of vital signs, taping, wrapping, and immobilization. Students will become familiar with the roles, functions, and professional preparation of an athletic trainer as well as the history of the profession and its governing structures.

SPC-101 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Explores communication in a variety of contexts including interpersonal relationships, the workplace, small groups, and public speaking. Emphasis on the application and practice of communication theories and skills, particularly public speaking.

ACC-142 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

An introduction to financial accounting theory and practice with emphasis on the use and interpretation of financial statements.

ADM-188 - PROJECT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

Using a project-based approach, this course is designed for business and management/marketing majors, entrepreneurs, administrative staff, and those that are organized, resourceful, and enjoy multitasking.  Project management, business/event promotion, and critical thinking skills will be developed.  Technology will be used to coordinate essential activities including travel and event logistics, budgeting, video conferencing, scheduling, and the creation of promotional materials.

SMM-108 - SOCIAL MEDIA ENGAGEMENT

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This course explores the history of social networks and introduces students to social media for organizations. It provides students opportunities to implement the use of social media tools as part of a marketing strategy and work with social media analytic tools.

SOC-114 - CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE WORKPLACE

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace will study conflict resolution theories and applications in the workplace. The course will provide students with the opportunity to develop their own effective interpersonal conflict resolution skills as well as skills needed to help employees resolve their conflicts with one another and the skills needed to negotiate contracts. Students will also be introduced to theories and skills needed to apply culturally sensitive principles to conflict resolution.

SPT-101 - INTRODUCTION TO SPORT MANAGEMENT

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

As an introduction to the field of sport management, this course examines various facets of sport management as they relate to the ever-changing and expanding sport industry. Topics such as basic principles of sport management, marketing, law, finance, and ethics will be introduced. This course will also explore career opportunities available in the field of sport management.

SPT-107 - SPORT PROMOTION AND MARKETING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course explores and examines general marketing principles while specifically studying marketing and promotion as it relates to the sport industry. Some of the topics included in this course are marketing research and strategy, branding, sponsorships, licensing, digital marketing, and social media. Prerequisites: SPT-101, SPT-102

ACC-146 - MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

An introduction to managerial accounting and practice with emphasis on the sources and uses of data for decisions. Prerequisite: ACC-142.

BUS-290 - EMPLOYMENT SEARCH/WORKPLACE SUCCESS

Lecture: 1

Credit: 1

A discussion of field experience problems and study of new occupational information will be presented. An internship paper covering the experience will be submitted. Corequisite: BUS-932.

BUS-932 - BUSINESS INTERNSHIP

OJT: 12

Credit: 3

This course is designed to provide the Administrative Professional student with practical experience in a business office prior to completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree.  The internship is an extension of the curriculum and provides meaningful experience related to the student's area of interest.  The student is overseen by the program coordinator and by an appointed supervisor at the internship worksite.  Corequisites:  BUS-290 and ADM-235.

SPT-102 - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course exposes students to an extensive array of contemporary issues relevant to the sport industry. Current global, national, and regional issues will be explored that will challenge students' traditional way of thinking about sport and recreation, as well as foster an innovative approach to the management and delivery of sport.

SPT-108 - SPORT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

In this course, students will gain a understanding of the practical demands and risks of preparing an athletic arena or recreational facility for an event. In addition to facilities, the course will also examine topics such as transportation, accommodations, and security. Special emphasis will be placed on junior college athletic events.  Prerequisites: SPT-101, SPT-102

SPT-109 - SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course explores issues of safety and risk management as they apply to all levels of sports. Because it is the ultimate responsibility of coaches and administrators to reduce the risks of participation for athletes involved, this course will cover topics such as facilities management, equipment, traveling, athletic training, and supervision. Prerequisites: SPT-101, SPT-102

Trisha Hopper - Assistant Professor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5212

Email: thopper@scciowa.edu
AA Carl Sandburg College
BA, Western Illinois University

Kevin Rosenberg - Professor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5199

Email: krosenberg@scciowa.edu
BBA, University of Iowa
MA, University of Iowa

Renee Smith - Professor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5194

Email: rsmith1@scciowa.edu
AA & AAS, Southeastern Community College
BA, Buena Vista University
MBA, Grand Canyon University

Stephani Smith - Assistant Professor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5217

Email: ssmith2@scciowa.edu
BA, Iowa Wesleyan College
MBA, Upper Iowa University

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