Associate of Science degree in Golf Management prepares students for a variety of positions in the golf industry. In this program, students are prepared to provide golf instruction, manage golf course operations, ensure appropriate maintenance of golf facilities and equipment, as well as integrate the play of golf into the broader hospitality and recreation domain. Through a competency-based education format and state-of-the practice golf training equipment, students are given opportunities for success in their academic, professional, and personal lives.
The following objectives are designed to meet BSU mission and its objectives:
Present students with a comprehensive background in the history, rules, and traditions of golf.
Expose students to the proper physical and mental competencies required of golf professionals.
Develop students’ abilities in analyzing, making decisions regarding, and managing golf facilities and equipment, course operations, as well as staff.
Provide students the opportunity to demonstrate effective teaching techniques in playing golf.
Examine and synthesize golf management in relation to the hospitality industry.
To receive an Associate of Arts degree in Golf Management, students must earn 60.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Golf Management Major Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )|
|Traditions of Golf: History and Culture||3.0 credit hours|
|Golf Swing Fundamentals||3.0 credit hours|
|Short Game Fundamentals||3.0 credit hours|
|The Mental Approach to Golf||3.0 credit hours|
|Fundamentals of Golf Instruction||3.0 credit hours|
|Golf Club Fitting and Repair||3.0 credit hours|
|Rules of Golf||3.0 credit hours|
|Tournament Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Golf Course Design and Maintenance||3.0 credit hours|
|Golf Course Maintenance and Turf Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Club Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Golf Instruction||3.0 credit hours|
|The Business of Golf||3.0 credit hours|
General Education Courses ( 24.0 credit hours )
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An Associate of Science Degree is considered a terminal degree and is not transferable