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BA in Sports and Recreation Management - Finance

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in finance program have an opportunity to study sports marketing and management, human resources management, and organization and administration of sports and recreation management. Learn more about Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in finance program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in finance

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants who plan to enroll in Ashford University's Bachelor of Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in finance program should have graduated high school and should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in finance program bridges the fields of finance and business to help students gain an understanding of the theoretical and practical approaches of financial management. Core courses include topics in sports marketing and business management, and specialization classes include additional topics in securities, investments, personal financial management and planning, and value analysis. This program is part of the school's Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢, and online business students have access to vast library of resources, including curated talent and high quality content dating back almost a century, as well as unique online speaker series and webinars.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a Specialization in Finance:

Course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • CGD 218: Visual Literacy in Business (3 credits)
  • CGD 318: Public Relations Practices & Promotional Writing (3 credits)
  • SOC 318: Sociology of Sport (3 credits)
  • BUS 330: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • BUS 340: Business Communications (3 credits)
  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • BUS 307: Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques (3 credits)
  • BUS 311: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • ECO 203: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • INF 410: Project Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 303: Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • SRM 320: Organization and Administration of Sports & Recreation Management (3 credits)
  • SRM 410: Contemporary Issues in Sports Marketing & Management (3 credits)
  • SRM 325: Case Research in Sports & Recreation Management (3 credits)

Finance Specialization Requirements

  • BUS 215: Personal Financial Management (3 credits)
  • ECO 316: Financial Institutions & Markets (3 credits)
  • BUS 401: Principles of Finance (3 credits)
  • BUS 405: Principles of Investments (3 credits)

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in finance program have the opportunity to complete a master's degree program in the field. A master's degree program may allow students to choose a concentration area, such as sports marketing and public relations or sports management. Courses may include topics such as sports research methods, fundamentals of sports marketing, and principles of sports finance and accounting.

Some possible master's degrees may include:

  • Master of Science in Sports Management
  • Master of Science in Sports Leadership
  • Master of Science in Education (Sports Management)

Career Paths:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in finance program graduates have the opportunity to pursue entry-level jobs in the field. Job opportunities may exist with sports and fitness clubs, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community health centers.

Some possible job titles may include:

  • Fitness club manager
  • Sports information director
  • Athletic equipment manager
  • Sports agent

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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