Dec 03, 2023
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: Teacher certification, Sport Studies, Coaching, Fitness, Athletic Training, and Exercise Science. Graduates holding the A.S. degree also are prepared for immediate employment in: fitness facilities/recreation centers in public organizations and community settings. The program combines general education and physical education, preparing students for transfer to four-year schools or to start a career. Sport Studies also includes an internship in the campus fitness center and community fitness centers, giving students valuable hands-on experience in the field as well as the opportunity for service learning.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Identify the components of wellness, including: physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual, environmental, and occupational, which impact health and wellness.
- Explain the importance of the five health related components of physical fitness, including: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition, and how they contribute to one’s overall health.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Sports and Activities included in a physical education curriculum, including rules and the ability to perform various sport skills.
- Identify major historical events, philosophies, theories, sociological and cultural perspectives, and current issues related to physical education, health, and sport.
- Exhibit appropriate individual and social behavior, team dynamics, and motivation to effectively work with others in a professional setting related to sports, wellness, physical fitness, and lifetime sports.
Heather Hoffman, Chairperson
Office: Student Center, Room 101E
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5322
Fall Semester (14.5 Credits)
Spring Semester (16 Credits)
- Gen Ed US History (3 Credits)
- Gen Ed Mathematics (3 Credits)
Fall Semester (15-16 Credits)
- Gen Ed ART/MUS/THR (3-4 Credits)
- Restricted PED program Elective (3 Credits)
- Gen Ed Western Civ or Other World Civ (3 Credits)
Spring Semester (15.5-18 Credits)
- Foreign Language or Sign Language (3-4 Credits)
- Restricted PED Program Elective (3 Credits)
Graduation Requirement: 61-64.5 Credits