Sport & Recreation Management | St. Clair College
Program Code: B904
Status: Open
Three Year - Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Starts: September
Contact:
Kevin Corriveau
519-972-2727 ext. 4548

Program Overview

The Sport and Recreation Management program prepares students to work in the exciting and interactive business of sport management, sport marketing and recreation related industries. Courses of study cover sport and recreation management and marketing; sport economics; recreation programming; legal aspects of sport; sport governance; project management; community sport and recreation supervision. Students will participate in a variety of relevant, practical learning experiences which will culminate in the final semesters of the program with work placement. Students will experience, first hand, what it is like to be involved in the world of sport and recreation management.

Program Highlights

  • Graduates will have the relevant skills and knowledge suitable for positions within a wide range of sport management and supervisory activities.
  • Courses of study include sport event planning, sales and marketing, facility management, and business administrative positions within professional sport.
  • Understand the interaction between sport governing bodies, public agencies, and other regulatory bodies involved in the business of sport management.

Career Opportunities

Sport and Recreation Management Graduates will find career opportunities in the public, private and commercial sports and recreation industry sectors. These positions include amateur and professional sports, community sport and sport and recreation facilities management, college and university athletics and recreation departments as well as sporting goods and event management.

Admission Requirements

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

  • Grade 12 English (C), (U) or (M)

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

Courses

The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
ACC110
Accounting Concepts I
3
BUS108
Introduction To Canadian Business
3
SRM107
Introduction To Sports And Recreation Field
3
SRM101
Program And Event Management
3
SRM102
Introduction To Sport Marketing
3
SRM103
Introduction To Sport Management
3
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
ACC210
Accounting Concepts II
3
BUS207
Basic Spreadsheeting
2
SRM200
Communication In Sport
4
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
SRM201
Sport Organization In Canada
SRM202
Introduction To Recreation And Leisure
SRM203
Sport Research
3
Semester 3
Code Title Credits
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
ECN303
Economics
3
SRM301
Facility Management
3
SRM302
Team And League Management
3
SRM303
Sportng Goods Management
3
MRK340
Techno Marketing
3
Semester 4
Code Title Credits
SSW304
Recreation Leisure & Therapeutic Program Planning
3
SRM403
Sport And Recreation Human Resource Management
3
SRM400
Public And Media Relations
3
SRM401
Sport Tourism
3
MRK672
Sports & Events Marketing
3
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
Semester 5
Code Title Credits
MIC240
Computer Applications In Sport And Recreation Management
SRM501
Sales
3
SRM502
Leadership
3
SRM505
Fieldwork I
7
SRM503
Sport And The Law
3
SRM504
Sport Finance
Semester 6
Code Title Credits
SRM606
Sport And Recreation Management Communications
3
SRM605
Fieldwork II
7
SRM601
Global Sport
3
SRM607
Sport Sponsorship And Development
3
SRM604
Programming For Parks Recreation And Leisure Services
3
SRM603
Organizational Behaviour In Sport
3

Your Investment

The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2019-2020 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

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Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Sport and Recreation Management (Ontario College Advanced Diploma) (MTCU Code 62211)

The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  1. Assess the political, sociological, economic, historical, ethical and legal parameters that influence sport.
  2. Apply the principles of business ethics, professionalism and corporate social responsibility to work within the industries of sport and recreation.
  3. Perform assigned duties, activities and administrative functions, within the structure, governance and operations of sport agencies and/or organizations.
  4. Develop and implement management and leadership skills for career success in sport and recreation management.
  5. Contribute to the development of an integrated marketing and communication plan for marketing products, concepts, goods, or services based on an identified target market.
  6. Use current information technology, including a variety of software programs relevant to the business world.
  7. Apply accounting, economic and financial knowledge and skills to the operation of a sport business.
  8. Apply knowledge of the HR function to the operation of a sport organization.
  9. Develop strategies to establish effective working relationships with clients, customers, consumers, co-workers, supervisors, and others.
  10. Plan, execute and oversee sport and recreation events.