Business Management - Motorsports Management Specialization

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Award: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

Contact: William J. Roche, Jr., Professor of Automotive Analysis and Repair, 434.797.8534, wroche@dcc.vccs.edu

Length: A full-time student may complete this program in four 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 transportation, management, law, hospitality management, computer applications, accounting, marketing, and other areas related to the motorsports industry.  

Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:

 
  • Motorsports Team Manager
  • Motorsports Event Manager
  • Motorsports Activities Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Media Specialist
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Distribution Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Transportation Specialist
  • Other related management & marketing related positions
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Requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements established for the College, entry into this program requires four units of high school English and one unit of high school mathematics. If you meet the general admission requirements, a counselor will discuss with you the strengths and weaknesses of your academic background as revealed by an appropriate placement test. You may correct any deficiencies in the College’s Developmental Studies Program.

Program Description: The Motorsports Management Program is designed for students who wish to pursue employment in management and support areas of Motorsports related companies. The program includes courses in motorsports technology, management, general education, and electives. Instruction will include both the theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for success in motorsports management. You are urged to consult with the Counseling Office and your faculty advisor in planning your program and selecting electives.

Program Requirements: To receive the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Management– Motorsports Management Specialization, you must complete a minimum of 66 credits with a grade point average of 2.00 or better. The following outline represents a typical order of courses taken by fulltime students.


      Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Semester      
AST 117   Keyboarding for Computer Usage 1 0 1
BIO/NAS/MTH   Science or Math Elective 3 0 3
BUS 100   Intro. to Business 3 0 3
BUS 121   Business Mathematics I 3 0 3
ITE 115   Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
ENG 111   College Composition I 3 0 3
SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     17 0 17

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester      
MTS 100   Intro. to Motorsports Management 3 0 3
AUT 265   Auto. Braking Systems* 3 0 3
BUS 236   Business Communications 3 0 3
BUS 122 Business Math II 3 0 3
ITE 215   Adv. Computer Applications & Integration 0 4
Total     15 2 16

Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Third Semester      
ACC 111   Accounting I 3 0 3
BUS 240   Business Law 3 0 3
MTS 205   Motorsports Safety, Environmental, Transportation Issues 3 0 3
AUT 127   Lubrication and Cooling Systems* 3 0 3
HLT/PED   Elective 0 2 1
HUM   Humanities Elective 3 0 3
Total     15 2 16

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Fourth Semester      
Elective   Approved Business Elective 3 0 3
ACC 110   Intro to Computerized Accounting - Peachtree 2 0 2
BUS 111   Principles of Supervision 3 0 3
MTS 110   Motorsports Marketing 3 0 3
BUS 295   Topics in Business:  Business Protocol 1 0 1
BUS 149   Workplace Ethics 1 0 1
MKT 170   Customer Service 1 0 1
ECO 120   Survey of Economics 3 0 3
Total     17 0 17

 

Total Minimum Credits for the Associate of Applied
Science Degree in Business Management, Track 1
(Management Specialization)....................................................................................................................................................66

*Students may substitute AUT courses approved by the instructor.

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