Degree Plans - Professional Tennis Management (AAS)

Record details

For more than 40 years, TJC’s tennis teaching program has attracted students from more than 55 states and 20 countries. Endorsed by the USPTA, we are dedicated to showing you that being a professional in the tennis world is more than playing tennis...it’s about the love of the game.

We will teach you the ins and outs of the tennis business, while serving up the courses you need to run a successful business. Additionally, our expert and nationally ranked staff will bring you to the net and coach you on how to teach tennis and polish your own playing skills.

If you love tennis but aren’t really looking to play, then consider a career in management. Turn the game you love into a profession you can enjoy. It’s an excellent career opportunity with many job prospects. Over 90 percent of the graduates in the tennis teaching program at TJC find fulltime tennis employment, in many cases before they graduate.

Catalog Year
2019-2020
Degree Type
AAS
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 45 Credits

RECL 1300 Scientific Approach to Tennis Teaching

 

RECL 1301 Philosophy of Coaching

 

RECL 1376 Tennis Teaching Clinic I

 

RECL 1302 Individual Tennis Instruction

 

RECL 1303 Athletic Program Planning

 

RECL 1304 Fitness and Motor Learning in Tennis

 

RECL 1377 Tennis Teaching Clinic II

 

RECL 1105 Summer Tennis Experience

 

FITT 2305 Sport Facility Management 

 

COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 

 

RECL 2375 Tennis Teaching Clinic III 

 

RECL 2307 Tennis Instruction Methodologies

 

RECL 2306 Sports Psychology

 

RECL 2338 United States Professional Tennis Association Exam Review

 
RECL 2376 Tennis Teaching Clinic IV  
General Education Courses 15 Credits

Every Associate of Applied Science degree plan must contain at least 15 semester hours of general education courses. At least one course must be taken from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts (language, philosophy & culture/creative arts), social/behavioral science (social and behavioral sciences/American history/government/ political science), and natural science/mathematics (life and physical sciences/mathematics).

Major Courses:  45
General Education Courses: 15
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

RECL 1300 Scientific Approach to Tennis Teaching

3

RECL 1301 Philosophy of Coaching

3

RECL 1376 Tennis Teaching Clinic I

3

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1302 Composition II 

3

RECL 1302 Individual Tennis Instruction

3

RECL 1303 Athletic Program Planning

3

RECL 1304 Fitness and Motor Learning in Tennis

3

RECL 1377 Tennis Teaching Clinic II

3

xxxx xx1x Elective 

1
Summer I Credit Hours

RECL 1105 Summer Tennis Experience

1
Third Semester Credit Hours

FITT 2305 Sport Facility Management

3

COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing

3

RECL 2375 Tennis Teaching Clinic III

3

RECL 2307 Tennis Instruction Methodologies

3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 
MATH 1342
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology

3

RECL 2306 Sports Psychology

3

RECL 2338 United States Professional Tennis Association Exam Review

3

RECL 2376 Tennis Teaching Clinic IV

3

xxxx x1xx Elective 

1
Total Semester Hours 60

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses.