Consequences Of Athletic Programs

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The athletic programs that colleges have offer great opportunity for students however, it is in interest that we should get rid of those programs in favor of improving the academic curriculum. Eliminating athletic programs can definitely improve the academic curriculum because it will rid a student’s workload but in doing so has more consequences overall. Beginning with colleges losing their soul, their sports team logos. Also losing the huge revenue that sports intake from sporting events, merchandise, etc. Last but not least, eliminating the athletic programs will have dire consequences in scholarships and create more of lack of opportunity for those who can’t afford college or can’t get in with their grades. The elimination of athletic programs …show more content…
Perhaps even create an influx of students into the sports programs. In addition, changing the scholarships and contracts into giving a free semester sounds like it can be easily abused and again is totally unfair to other students. Also, semesters vary in costs between colleges so there is no sure way in telling what colleges will allow such a thing. Cutbacks in the athletic programs to fuel other clubs and their curriculums although miniscule compared to eliminating the programs is on par with the …show more content…
It will not cause a destabilization in grading because it will be based on the same techniques of the curriculum but will be easier and more condensed. Also, not every student have the conditioning and strength to be an athlete. An influx of students into sports will not be viable because of that reason, if there were to be an epidemic, a stricter process for recruitment will be employed. The scholarships and contracts will be tweaked to give the student a firsthand look on how the school operates, how arduous the curriculum is, and if they can overcome those factors while still being in sports. These conditions will be hard to meet however I do believe that this is the best alternative. In the meantime, students have websites that students share their experience at the school and how they have graduated. All in all, eliminating the athletic programs eliminates opportunities for those who can’t afford college because of no more scholarships, marks a huge loss of money for that school, and can also potentially eliminate professional sports which rake in millions possibly billions of dollars

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