Major Details

Sport Management B.S.

The Sport Management major is designed to prepare students with the necessary communication skills, management, marketing and public relations skills to become successful managers in sport-related agencies. This program is specifically designed to meet the needs of students interested in careers in athletics and sports. They also help prepare students for continued graduate education in the areas of exercise science and sport administration. These agencies are diverse and include, professional sports, motor sports, YMCA/YWCA's, sports arenas commercial recreation facilities, fitness centers, golf clubs, and intercollegiate athletic departments.

In addition ot the Sport Management core requirements, coursework is concentrated in business management and marketing, business writing, accounting and computer science. The sport management major is an example of interdepartmental cooperation. Sport management courses are integrated with business management courses. Students are required to complete core courses in both business management and sports studies. Students are required to complete core courses in both business management and sports studies. Students are encouraged to secure a minor in communication, business administration, management or marketing. An internship is required in a sports-related agency during the last semester of the program.

Course List - Total Hours: 39

Course # Course Title Hours
BUS206 Entrepreneurship    3
BUS231 Risk Management and Insurance    3
BUS321 Principles of Marketing    3
BUS351 Principles of Management    3
MIS125 Productivity Tools    3
MIS325 Website Development    3
PED205 Introduction to Anatomy/Physiology    3
PED220 Social Science in Sport    2
PED221 Physiology of Exercise    3
PSY401 Sports Psychology    3
SMG100 Introduction to Sports Management    3
SMG180 Portfolio Development    1
SMG310 Sports Law    3
SMG390 Internship in Sports Management    3