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Sport and Recreation Education PED.S.AA

Associate of Arts - 65 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Management
Effective as of Fall 2021

What is the program about?

This program is designed for sport and recreation careers and will fulfill the freshman and sophomore educational requirements at most four-year colleges or universities. Sport and Recreation provides two years of a solid foundation in sport related business. It also contains a Coaching short-term certificate. Course work includes management, marketing, coaching, and leadership along with many other respective components of the industry. Students are prepared to enter the profession or transfer for completion of a baccalaureate degree. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer 36 in order to graduate. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at

Program Outcomes

  • Organize and develop a variety of programming illustrating progression and appropriate application.
  • Interpret and apply best practice and work within the scope of practice.
  • Analyze the principles of a healthy lifestyle and explain its impact on society.

Career Opportunities

Sport and Recreation Education gives the student a variety of options. The student could work in sports information, promotions, ticket sales, media relations, event management, tournament planning and marketing and facility management. Some careers will require a baccalaureate degree.


Completion of this program guarantees completion of the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). OTM courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Ohio on a course-by-course basis or in total.Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.




Course Title Credits
ALH 1132 American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid 1
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1201 English Composition II 3
ENS 1118 Lifetime Physical Fitness & Wellness 3
ENS 2419 Health Promotion, Fitness & Sport Programming 3
ENT 2140 Small Business Finance 3
GLG 1101 Physical Geology 4
GLG 1201 Historical Geology 4
HIS 1111 Western Civilization I 3
HIS 1112 Western Civilization II 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAN 1114 Introduction to Sports Management 3
MAN 2414 Foundations of Coaching 3
MAN 2415 Foundations of Leadership 3
MAN 2270 Management Internship 2
MRK 2220 Small Business Marketing 3
PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective 6
Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.