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BA in Sports and Recreation Management - Information Systems

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in information systems program have the opportunity to learn the knowledge and skills required to work in the sports and recreation industry. Read more about the Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in information systems program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in information systems

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in the Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in information systems program should have graduated high school and should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Students in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in information system degree program take courses related to the sports industry, business management and computer information systems. The technology courses include topics in programming, database processing, business systems, and data transmission techniques. This program is part of the school's Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢, and online business students have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as webinars that feature business experts from Forbes.

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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Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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

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 & 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)

Information Systems Requirements

  • INF 231: Programming Concepts (3 credits)
  • INF 340: Business Systems Analysis (3 credits)
  • INF 322: Database Management Systems (3 credits)
  • INF 325: Telecommunications & Networking Concepts (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:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in information systems program could pursue master's degrees in sports and recreation, sports management, or information systems management.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include:

  • Master of Sports and Recreation
  • Master of Sports Management
  • Master of Sports Administration
  • Master of Recreation
  • Master of Information Systems

Career Paths:

The Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in information systems program is designed to prepare students for entry-level and managerial positions in fitness centers, sports marketing agencies, television, radio, and other organizations.

Positions that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Athletic director
  • Sports agent
  • Media and communications manager
  • Sports broadcasting administrator

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/