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Business Technology/Management Major: Motorsports Management

Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.

AWARD:  Associate in Applied Science

LENGTH:   4 Semesters

PURPOSE:
Individuals seeking their first job or who wish to qualify for promotion in a present position or to another field, including self-employment, may benefit from this program. Students will be provided knowledge, skills, and training necessary to perform mid-management level functions in motorsports-related companies. Course work includes instruction in mathematics, critical thinking, technical writing, interpersonal relationships, communications, team building, motorsports fundamentals, technical aspects of the motorsports industry, safety regulations, motorsports transportation, management, law, hospitality management, computer applications, accounting, marketing, and other areas related to the industry. Course work includes instruction in mathematics, critical thinking, technical writing, interpersonal relationships, communications, team building, motorsports fundamentals, technical aspects of the motorsports industry, safety regulations, motorsports transportation, management, law, hospitality management, computer applications, accounting, marketing, and other areas related to the industry.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Completion of this program may lead to employment or career advancement in a wide variety of positions such as motorsports team manager, motorsports event manager, motorsports activities manager, public relations specialist, media specialist, hospitality manager, distribution specialist, sales representative, or transportation specialist.

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
A student may elect to take an industry-specific certification exam. The examinations generally require a testing fee paid by the student. After completion of this program, a student will be academically prepared to take the following examinations:
§ Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Excel


CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (20 CREDITS):
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
 [or ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics (3)]
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
  [or MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3)]
Science Elective [BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY] (3)
CST 110  Introduction to Communication (3)
Wellness (2) Health, P.E., or recreation courses which promote physical and emotional well-being.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (49 CREDITS):
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I (3)
  [or BUS 165 Small Business Management (3)]
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 165 Small Business Management (3)
BUS 200 Principles of Management (3)
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship (3)
  [or BUS 297 Cooperative Education (3)]
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
ITE 115  Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
ITE 140  Spreadsheet Software (3)
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing (3)
MTS 100 Introduction to Motorsports Management (3)
MTS 110 Introduction to Motorsports Marketing (3)
MTS 125 Motorsports Technology I (3)
MTS 126 Motorsports Technology II (3)
MTS 205 Motorsports Safety, Environmental, and Transport Issues (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology  (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)

Minimum required for degree: 69 Credits


SAMPLE SCHEDULE:

 

Fall Semester
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics [or MTH 151] (3)
SPD 110 Intro. to Speech Communication (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 200 Principles of Management (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software  (3)
MTS 100 Introduction to Motorsports Management (3)
MTS 125 Motorsports Technology II (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics [or ECO 202] (3)
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing (3)
MTS 126 Motorsports Technology II (3)
MTS 205 Motorsports Safety, Environmental, and Transport Issues (3)
Wellness Elective (2)
   Total Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I [or BUS 165] (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship [or BUS 297] (3)
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
MTS 110 Introduction to Motorsports Marketing (3)
Science Elective (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours:  69