2022-2023 College Catalog 
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2022-2023 College Catalog

Sports and Leisure Management, A.S.

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Please note that as of July 1, 2023, all program information should be accessed through the CT State Community College Catalog. The program information on this page may no longer be accurate beyond this date.

Degree Code: A10

Associate in Science

Program Coordinator: Heidi Zenie - 860-215-9485

This program is designed to provide knowledge in the areas of recreational management, fitness and training, nutrition, facility design and management, marketing, business law, accounting, and risk management. Students receiving this degree could pursue careers as Athletic Directors or Facilities Managers, or in careers in professional sports management or in travel and leisure.

Sports and Leisure Management Curriculum Requirements


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 60

Sports and Leisure Management, Associate in Science Degree Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of management issues and trends in the sport and exercise field.
  2. understand the connection between various management functions and coordination of agency resources, programs and resources.
  3. apply the concept areas related to personnel process, including candidate recruitment, candidate selection, orientation, training and development and performance appraisal.
  4. demonstrate a mastery of the basic principles, concepts and terminology of today’s marketing strategy.
  5. develop an awareness of the importance of marketing in today’s competitive, consumer-oriented society.
  6. understand the importance of societal issues of computer security risks, privacy risks, identity theft and technological impacts on our culture.
  7. demonstrate knowledge of the history and principles governing business law in the United States.
  8. evaluate target populations to further understand the needs and options of a variety of participants.
  9. have knowledge of the concept of activities of daily living and its importance in the overall health of the individual.
  10. analyze the developmental characteristics for each stage life stage that are the most relevant to the design and delivery of leisure and recreation service.
  11. identify key aspects of facility and equipment maintenance and cleaning, implement appropriate maintenance and cleaning schedules.
  12. evaluate various strategies for effectively scheduling of facilities and programs.
  13. identify common areas of potential litigation in the strength and conditioning facility.
  14. demonstrate knowledge and application of inventory (cost flows; periodic; perpetual) accounting and reporting.

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