Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Sport Management

Suggested Course Schedule by Semester

Fall Semester- Year 1

Number Title Credits
  ENG-101 Composition I (3)
  FWS-250 Introduction to Sport Management (3)
  FWS-220 Intro Career Opps PE, Exercise&Sport, or
  FWS-255 Sociology of Sport, or
  FWS-256 History of Physical Education & Sport, or
  FWS-258 Sport & Exercise Psychology (3)
  BUS-101 Introduction to Business (3)
  MTH-115 General Education Mathematics, or
  MTH-120 College Algebra (3)

* Plus 1-credit activity course from approved list

Spring Semester- Year 1

Number Title Credits
  ENG-103 Composition II (3)
  PSY-170 General Psychology (3)
  FWS-220 Intro Career Opps PE, Exercise&Sport, or
  FWS-255 Sociology of Sport, or
  FWS-256 History of Physical Education & Sport, or
  FWS-258 Sport & Exercise Psychology (3)
  BUS-201 Business Law (3)
  CHM-105 Foundations Chemistry-NonScience Majors (4)
  FWS-270 FWS Practicum I (1)

Fall Semester- Year 2

Number Title Credits
  SPH-131 Fundamentals of Communication (3)
  FWS-220 Intro Career Opps PE, Exercise&Sport, or
  FWS-255 Sociology of Sport, or
  FWS-256 History of Physical Education & Sport, or
  FWS-258 Sport & Exercise Psychology (3)
  ECO-110 Principles of Economics: Macro (3)
  ATG-110 Financial Accounting (4)
  FWS-271 FWS Practicum II (1)

* Plus 1-credit activity course from approved list

Spring Semester- Year 2

Number Title Credits
  BIO-103 Introductory Life Science (3)
  BIO-104 Introductory Life Science Laboratory (1)
  FWS-243 First Aid and General Safety, or
  FWS-254 ASEP Sport First Aid and CPR (3)
  ECO-111 Principles of Economics: Micro (3)
  ATG-111 Managerial Accounting (4)
  FWS-272 FWS Practicum III (1)

* Plus 1-credit activity course from approved list

Disclaimer: For students concerned about completetion of program in two years, it is strongly suggested that you explore summer course offerings at RVC. Several general education and degree program courses are available during summer session. 

Requirements for admission to the program:

  1. Complete Rock Valley College enrollment steps
  2. Complete application for FWS division
  3. Receive follow-up acceptance letter
  4. Attend required orientation program for FWS

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