Leisure Services Management Sport Career

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Business Administration (Leisure Services Management - Sport Concentration)

Credits required 62/63

Dean

William Berardi, william.berardi@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Dorris Perryman, Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Accounting, dorris.perryman@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: BC

Concentration Code: LSMS

Program Goals Statement

The program prepares students for entry-level positions in sport management. It offers students the opportunity to develop strong communication, organizational, and critical-thinking skills as well as practical preparation for entry into this growing career field.

Program Information

  • Transfer credits for any course in the Business Administration Department (ACC, BNK, BUS, LSM, MAN, MAR and RMN) must be approved by the Business Administration Department Chairperson.
  • Students can prepare for positions in private club sport, amateur sport, or service agencies such as camps, YMCAs, Boys and Girls clubs, and other recreational organizations.

After BCC

  • Students can expect to be qualified for positions in the growing leisure services field.

Infused General Education Competencies

Ethical Dimensions, Multicultural Perspective

Degree Requirements

General Courses

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16
CSS 101: (or completion of Division 3 First-Year Experience Summer or Intersession orientation or documented First-Year Experience or equivalent)

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-4
See General Education Competency Courses - Scientific Reasoning and Discovery for course listings

Core Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

COM 241Public Relations

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Concentration Courses

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

LSM 101Introduction to Sport Management

3 credits

LSM 123Sport as Popular Culture

3 credits

LSM 231Facility Design and Event Management

3 credits

LSM 233Sport Marketing and Sales

3 credits

LSM 241Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sport

3 credits

LSM 243Budgeting and Financing Sport

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:21

Program Electives – Choose one of the following

BUS 112Personal Financial Planning

3 credits

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

BUS 253Corporation Finance

3 credits

BUS 155Business Ethics

3 credits

BUS 260International Business

3 credits

MAN 251Human Resources Management

3 credits

MAN 152Purchasing

3 credits

MAN 290Managing an Enterprise

3 credits

MAR 255Advertising Principles

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

LSM 101Introduction to Sport Management

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

LSM 123Sport as Popular Culture

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

LSM 231Facility Design and Event Management

3 credits

LSM 233Sport Marketing and Sales

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Or

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Program Elective

3 credits

COM 241Public Relations

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

LSM 241Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sport

3 credits

LSM 243Budgeting and Financing Sport

3 credits

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