Golf Management - B.S.
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The Golf Management bachelor’s degree prepares students for management careers in this growing field. Students in the program learn the fundamentals of golf operations, golf instruction, club and pro shop management and tournament operations. Students are able to apply their knowledge and gain valuable experience during their required internship and in a number of hands on classes in a lab setting inclusive of a golf simulator.
Graduates of the program with sufficient experience may obtain positions in a variety of areas that include but are not limited to golf professional, teaching professional, golf course operations, club management, member relations, pro shop and retail management, tournament officials, tournament operations and activities and event management.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Apply the major concepts, skills and values of the global professional golf and private club management industry.
- Communicate effectively to diverse audiences within the professional golf and private club management industry.
- Use decision support tools to solve problems and facilitate organizational processes within the professional golf and private club management industry.
- Leverage critical thinking and knowledge of industry trends and conditions to enhance guest experience within the professional golf & private club management industry.
- Effectively manage golf, tournament and private club operations.
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree
|FIT1040||Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions||4.5|
|LAW2001||The Legal Environment of Business I||4.5|
|MRKT1001||Principles of Marketing||4.5|
|COHM4799||College of Hospitality Management Advanced Internship||13.5|
|FSM2080||Food Service Operations||4.5|
|HOSP3060||Private Club Management||4.5|
|HOSP3440||Resort, Vacation Ownership and Spa Management||4.5|
|MGMT2001||Human Resource Management||4.5|
|SEE1001||Introduction to the Sports, Entertainment and Event Management Industry||4.5|
|SEE1010||Sports, Entertainment, Event — Management First Year Student Seminar||2.25|
|SEE2020||The Business of Event Management||4.5|
|SEE2025||Rules of Golf||1.5|
|SEE2055||Intro to Teaching Golf||3|
|SEE3075||Golf Club Design & Repair||4.5|
|SEE3080||Golf Operations Management||4.5|
|SEE3160||Sponsorship, Sales and Relationship Management||4.5|
|SEE3850||Negotiations and Agreements in Hospitality, Sports, Entertainment and Event Management||4.5|
|SEE4060||Sports/Entertainment/Event Management Seminar||4.5|
|A&S Core Experience|
|Communications Foundation Courses||13.5|
|Advanced Composition and Communication|
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level
|Arts and Humanities||9|
|Ethics: A Global Perspective|
One course from ART, HIST, HUM‡, LIT or REL
|A Survey of College Mathematics (or higher, based on student's placement)|
One course from BIO^, CHM±, PHY° or SCI
One course from ANTH°°, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
Two courses with an EASC attribute, at least one at 3000 level or higher.
|Free Electives #|
|13.5 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university.||13.5|
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‡HUM courses are not offered in North Miami or Online.
^BIO courses are not offered in North Miami, Charlotte or Online.
¶CAD courses are only offered in Providence.
±CHM courses are not offered in North Miami or Online.
°PHY courses are not offered in Charlotte.
°°ANTH courses are not offered in North Miami or Charlotte.
# In addition to classes, free elective credit can be applied to a number of options such as Directed Experiential Education (DEE), Internship, Minor or Study Abroad. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an adviser before scheduling free elective credits.
NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Basic Mathematics or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).
Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills to fulfill the graduation writing requirement. These writing skills will be assessed at the completion of ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication. Students who have met the requirement of ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication or ENG1027 Honors Advanced Composition and Communications: Civic Discourse outside of Johnson & Wales University must fulfill the graduation writing requirement through successful completion of ENG0001 Writing Workshop.
In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, Arts & Sciences, and elective credit at many price points for students during the academic year and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester. Financial aid is applicable and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications.