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Sports/Recreation Management

Major

A degree in sports/recreation management from Olivet College will prepare you for a career as an athletic team manager, college athletic administrator, agent or sports event planner, to name a few.

The following is an overview of courses associated with our sports/recreation management major. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Major Requirements

Major Core Courses

  • HWL 252 Substance Use and Abuse
  • HWL 354 Wellness Program Management
  • IDS 390 Cooperative Education
  • PE 106 Principles and Foundations of Physical Education and Health
  • PE 107 First Aid
  • PE 204 Athletic Officiating
  • PE 301 Sports Psychology
  • PE 305 Organization & Administration of HPERS
  • PE 320 Motor Learning
  • PE 410 Sports Philosophy and Ethics
  • PE 425 Sports Law
  • REC 120 Introduction to Leisure Services and Administration
  • REC 250 Outdoor Recreation
  • REC 400 Leisure Activities for Special Populations
  • SA 304 Sport, Culture and Society

Optional Business Concentration

  • BUS 200 Introduction to Business
  • BUS 201 Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS 300 Principles of Management
  • BUS 309 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 311 Advertising
  • BUS 408 Organizational Behavior
  • ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • IRM 221 Principles of Insurance
Minor

The following is an overview of courses associated with this minor. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Minor Requirements

Minor Core Courses

  • BUS 200 Introduction to Business
  • PE 107 First Aid
  • PE 301 Sports Psychology
  • PE 305 Organization and Administration of HPERS
  • PE 320 Motor Learning
  • PE 410 Sports Philosophy and Ethics
  • PE 425 Sports Law
  • REC 120 Introduction to Leisure Services and Administration
  • REC 400 Leisure Activities for Special Populations
  • SA 304 Sport, Culture and Society

Optional courses for consideration:

  • HWL 252 Substance Use and Abuse
  • HWL 354 Wellness Program Management
  • IDS 390 Cooperative Education
  • PE 106 Principles and Foundations of Physical Education and Health
  • PE 204 Athletic Officiating
  • REC 250 Outdoor Recreation
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