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Sports Management, an Option to the Associate in Science in Business Administration

Program Description 

The AS in Business Administration is designed for those students desiring to transfer to a baccalaureate program in sports management. This degree is a broad program of study that provides students with specific skills as well as a general overview of the sports industry.

Transfer Information

Students pursuing the Business Administration degree with a Sports Management Option can transfer into majors such as Sports Studies, Sports Management, Sports Marketing or Business Administration. Many colleges offer opportunities for transfer both in and out of state. Admission is competitive and may require specific coursework to be completed prior to applying. Students are encouraged to work closely with OCC business faculty and Advising Transfer Services. Students planning to transfer to a fouryear institution in NJ can explore the “Transfer Programs” feature on NJ Transfer.

Career Information

The Associate of Science Degrees are designed to provide students with the coursework needed to transfer to a fouryear institution and pursue a bachelor’s degree. The curriculum provides students the knowledge and skills needed to pursue various career pathways, while providing a credential beyond the high school degree. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with OCC business faculty and Career Services as they begin to explore career options. OCC students can also utilize Focus2 Career, a resource provided by OCC, to explore degree programs and corresponding careersTo get started, log in through Ocean Connect.

Students are encouraged to keep track of degree requirements by using the “My Progress” screen on Student Planning. Student Planning can be accessed via logging into Ocean Connect.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 151 English I 3
MATH 156 or Higher 3
ECON 151 Macroeconomic Principles 3
Humanities Gen. Ed. Requirement 3
Any STSC - Student Success Seminar course 1 2
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
ENGL 152 English II 3
BUSN 134 Principles of Marketing 3
CSIT 123 Integrated Office Software 3
ECON 152 Microeconomics Principles 3
Lab Science Gen. Ed. Requirement 4
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
ACCT 161 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUSN 251 Business Law I 3
HEHP 188 Introduction to Nutrition 3
HEHP 267 Sports Management 3
Humanities or Social Science Gen. Ed. Requirement 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Semester
ACCT 162 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUSN 271 Principles of Management 3
HEHP 225 Contemporary Health 3
HEHP 228 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
COMM 154 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours60

A variety of STSC -Student Success Seminar courses are available. Please speak to your academic advisor for assistance when selecting.