Dec 03, 2020
Associate in Science
CIP Code: 31.0508
The A.S. Degree in Sport Studies prepares students for transfer to senior institutions in order to complete a baccalaureate in the following areas: Teaching, Sport Studies, Coaching, Fitness, Athletic Training, and Exercise Science. Graduates holding the A.S. degree also are prepared for immediate employment in: fitness facilities in public organizations and community settings, and in businesses selling various sports products.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will be able to identify and discuss benefits of life-time wellness programs.
- Students will be able to identify and explain the importance of a proper diet, including water consumption each day for proper weight management, lean tissue development and preservation.
- Students will develop fundamental fitness concepts and skills that promote lifelong health and wellness.
- Students will be able to effectively communicate the important role health and wellness play in a healthy lifestyle.
- Students will be able to complete and explain a detailed wellness profile that includes all dimensions of wellness, highlighting personal strengths and weaknesses.
- Students will be prepared to transfer successfully into baccalaureate programs in physical education, sport studies, fitness development and coaching.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of literature, philosophy, and the creative arts, showing how the humanities are central to a critical study of western and global culture.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English and one another language.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply critical analysis to texts and arguments, and develop arguments of their own.
Heather Hoffman, Chairperson
Office: Student Center, Room 101D
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5322
Fall Semester (15.5 Credits)
Spring Semester (16-17 Credits)
- Foreign Language (3-4 Credits)
Fall Semester (15 Credits)
- ART/MUS/THR Elective (3 Credits)
Spring Semester (14.5 Credits)
Graduation Requirement: 61-62 Credits