LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    Apr 16, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise Science - Sport Management, AS

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The Exercise Science program is concerned with the many aspects of human movement and its application to physical activity and the quality of one’s life. Sport Management is intended for students who are interested in positions within sport and recreation such as coach, athletic administrator, sports information director, compliance, intramural director, athletic academic advisor, recreation director, community recreation, and many other sport and recreation related fields. Students must complete the general education core and the Sport Management core courses. Students should carefully study the specific requirements of the institutions to which they plan to transfer. Based on student transfer needs, course substitutions are possible; however, the degree requirements must be met. Please speak with an Exercise Science advisor or faculty member to finalize your program of study.

Upon completion of all coursework, the student will earn an Associate of Science degree in Exercise Science - Sport Management. Students may find employment with their associate’s degree. A Bachelor’s degree or higher may be required for other positions within sport.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Exercise Science program website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Health Sciences & Wellness pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate professional codes of ethics to sport or recreation settings.
  2. Use professional communication skills in a variety of settings such as with supervisor, advertisers, potential sponsors/donors, and peers.
  3. Explain how external factors such as state and federal regulations, the judicial system, and collective bargaining affect sports operations.
  4. Articulate how the various agencies that govern the professional, collegiate, high school and amateur levels impact sport.
  5. Describe the historical development of sport.

First Semester

Choice Points

  • Students explore the many areas of sport in which careers may be developed.


Semester Total: 15 Credits

Second Semester

Course Requirements


  • Students explore sport and relatedness to business.

Semester Total: 16 Credits

Third Semester

Choice Points

  • Explore careers specific to recreation.
  • Begin working with the four-year university regarding transfer upon degree completion.
  • See listing of approved PEAC courses in the Approved Electives section below.

Semester Total: 14 Credits

Fourth Semester


  • Completion of the LCCC general education core and eligible for the Interstate Passport.
  • Completion of AS degree in Exercise Science - Sport Management.

Semester Total: 15 Credits

Program Credit Hour Total: 60 Credits

Program Approved Electives

Students may choose from the following approved PEAC courses:

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.

The AS in Exercise Science - Sport Management is intended for students who are wishing to transfer to a university and obtain a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Most of the potential careers listed below require a student to transfer and continue their education at the next level. Potential careers include coach, recreation manager, sports agent, athletic public relations manager and athletic events manager.

Additional information on careers in Exercise Science - Sport Management is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

The AS Exercise Science - Sport Management degree is well suited for transfer to a Bachelor degree program.

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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