BS in Sport Management
Please note: The Business Division has programming changes effective for the 2014-2015 academic year. See the changes here.

Department: Business and Exercise and Sport Sciences

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

    • First Year Experience, 1 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

Sport Management Student Outcomes

Graduates of the sport management program will:

  • understand basic business principles that provide a foundation for managing sport;
  • understand the principles and concepts of management, administration, and leadership as they relate to sport;
  • be able to implement a personal philosophy as it relates to social responsibility and ethical issues in sport;
  • be able to implement a marketing plan for sport;
  • understand basic legal concepts as they relate to sport and be able to implement strategies to reduce risk;
  • understand how recreational, school, professional, and international sport are governed;
  • know the processes for planning, designing, and operating a sport facility
  • understand the reciprocal relationships of socio-cultural influences and sport.

Sport Management (BS) Requirements

The purpose of the Sport Management concentration is to provide students with knowledge of conceptual, interpersonal, and technical skill, along with the necessary experiences for successful leadership in the sports industry. The Sport Management Major is designed to integrate knowledge of Sport and Business with practical experience.

Sport Management Core

Choose: All     Credits: 36     Minimum: C-

SM110Introduction to Sport Management3
SM118Individual and Team Sports Skills3
SM119Team Sport Skills3
SM252Personal Health and Wellness3
SM350Psychology of Sport3
SM353Sociology of Sport3
SM397Facilities Management3
SM440Organization and Administration3
SM445Internship in Sport Management9
SM498Practicum in Sport Management3

Sport Management Business

Choose: All     Credits: 27     Minimum: C-

BA212Principles of Management3
BA221Principles of Accounting I3
BA232Principles of Economics II - Macroeconomics3
BA252Principles of Marketing3
BA311Organizational Behavior3
BA324Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development3
BA361Integrated Marketing Communications3
BA478Seminar in Leadership3
BA411Business Law3