Golf Management Certificate of Achievement

Golf management is the study of all aspects pertaining to the operation and the responsibilities of the golf professional in managing a public or private golf facility. Career paths chosen by students pursuing undergraduate studies in golf management commonly include marketing and management as part of their work load. Even students who choose not to major in golf management find that coursework in the field can improve their ability to clearly articulate relating to problem solving. Golf Management Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide students with skills necessary for employment or advancement as entry level golf course employees. Past recipients of the COD Certificate of Achievement in Golf Management have obtained positions as directors of golf at golf facilities nationwide. Students earning the certificate may also choose to continue their study toward an associate, baccalaureate or advance degree in the field.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
GOLF 025Golf Shop Operations2
GOLF 029Methods of Teaching Golf2
GOLF 030Teaching the Short Game2
GOLF 032Golf Teaching Laboratory2
GOLF 036Fundamentals & Rules of Golf2
AGEH 004Turfgrass Management2
AGEH 004LTurfgrass Management Laboratory1
AGEH 030Landscape Equipment2
AGEH 034Golf Course Management3
BUMA 029Retail Merchandise Management3
BUMA 094Business Communications3
Select 3 units from the folllowing:
AGEH 024Advanced Turfgrass Management3
BUMA 001Principles of Management3
BUMA 027Marketing3
BUMA 028Introduction To Entrepreneurship3
BUMA 031Business Calculations3
BUMA 032Human Relations in the Workplace3
BUMA 064Human Resource Management3
RE 001Intro to Recreation & Sport Management3
GOLF 095AGolf Work Experience (Maximum of 3 units may be used for work experience)1-8