60-63 credit hours.
The Associate in Applied Science degree in sport management is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of sport management fields, including positions in sports and fitness marketing and sales, sport retail management, and recreation program planning, administration, and marketing. For those currently employed in the sports management industry, the program affords the opportunity for professional growth and career advancement. The A.A.S. degree includes a significant portion of general education courses to facilitate future four-year degree completion, if desired. The general education courses are Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) approved courses that transfer to participating four-year Illinois institutions.
*It is recommended that students planning to transfer into a Business Administration bachelor's degree program take ACCT 200, ACCT 201, BUSN 210, ECON 101, and ECON 102 (ECON courses count as Social and Behavioral Sciences electives).
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