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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 2016

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 facility management, sport promotion, 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. Students are required to demonstrate competency by earning a C grade or better in all ENS courses for their degree. Students will need to be in good standing before department approval is given for Practicum. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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.


The track in Physical Education requires completion of a baccalaureate degree to be eligible for licensure exam.


Course Title Credits
Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 6
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 1114 Introduction to Sport & Recreation Management 3
ENS 1212 Fundraising & Sport Budgeting 3
ENS 1118 Lifetime Physical Fitness & Wellness 3
ENS 2314 Sport Promotions 3
ENS 2414 Foundations of Coaching 3
ENS 2415 Coaching & Leadership 3
ENS 2419 Health Promotion, Fitness & Sport Programming 3
ENS 2471 Exercise, Wellness & Sports Science Practicum 2
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
PSY 1100 General Psychology 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.