Sport Management (A.S.)

Study sport management at JCC

The Sport Management A.S. degree at Jamestown Community College prepares you to transfer to a bachelor’s program and pursue careers working with youth, scholastic, intercollegiate or professional athletic organizations. Popular fields include sport management, sport facility management, campus and community recreation programs, and fitness management. You can also study for careers in sport information focused on public relations, marketing, promotions, and media communication.

While at JCC, you’ll take core and elective courses to build your knowledge, skills, theory, and experiences to your specific interests in the sport industry. You can also complete an internship with a sports or athletics organization. Some of our students have interned with the local Jamestown Jammers baseball team and Jamestown Jackals basketball team, JCC’s athletic department and fitness center, Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame, and Northwest Arena in Jamestown.

2020 median pay for entertainment and sports occupations: $47,080/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Where to study at JCC

Sport management skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding and appreciation for the role sport plays in our society and how that role is influenced by cultural traditions, social values, and psychosocial experiences.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the concepts related to ethical leadership with regard to the various skills, roles, and functions of sport managers.
  • Demonstrate a basic ability to function within a “real world” sport, recreation, or fitness setting (i.e., experiential activities).

Semester 1

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

SPT 1300: Introduction to Sport Management

3

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3

MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics

3
SUNY: Math JCC:Mathematical Reasoning

PSY 1510: Introduction to Psychology

3
SUNY: Social Sciences JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

PHE 1590: Principles of Fitness & Wellness

3

INT 1555: Inquire

2
  • Engage with the Learning Center for needed assistance.

Semester 2

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3
JCC:Oral Communication

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

3
SUNY: Social Sciences JCC:Global Perspectives

BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting

4

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

SPT 1350: Sport Media

3

Elective

Recommended:

ASL 1510: Introductory Sign Language or

SPA 1510: Intro to Spanish 1

3
  • Explore job shadowing opportunities.

Semester 3

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

CMM 1510: Intro to Communication or

CMM 1610: Public Speaking

3

ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles or

ECO 2620: Microeconomic Principles

3
SUNY: Social Sciences JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

SPT 1320: Sport in Society

3
SUNY: Social Sciences JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3
SUNY: Natural Sciences JCC:Mathematical Reasoning

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

SPT 2520: Ethical Leadership in Sport

3
  • Explore internship opportunities.
  • Explore transfer pathways.

Semester 4

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

SPT 1550: Sport Promotion and Marketing

3

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior

3

SPT 1870: Sport Psychology

3

Elective

Recommended:

HIS 1530: US History before 1865

3
JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences
  • Check in with the financial aid office.
  • Complete graduation application.