Sport Management B.S.

Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120

This major is a four year-degree designed to prepare students for positions in sports, health and fitness related fields, athletic administration, commercial and community recreation administration, multi-purpose athletic facility management, and the wide range of management positions associated with the multi-billion dollar sporting goods industry.

Sport Management majors must complete 36 hours of essential studies. Additional requirements to the major include (BIOL 111, BIOL 111L or BIOL 150, BIOL 150L), BIOL 220, BIOL 220L and HPER 210. These courses are pre-requisite courses to this major.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1:Through the demonstration and application of discipline specific concepts, HPER students will serve as advocates for fitness.
  • SLO 2: HPER students will effectively communicate through a variety of methods with a discipline specific population.
  • SLO 3:  HPER students will utilize a variety of technological resources and equipment to enhance discipline specific population engagement and learning.
  • SLO 4: HPER students will assess individual understanding of discipline specific concepts and utilize that assessment toward overall improvement.

Requirements:

Core Courses

BUSN 391Professional Development

1

HPER 207Prevention & Care Of Injuries

3

HPER 222Nutrition

3

HPER 310Foundations and History of Health, Physical Education, and Sports

2

HPER 350Motor Learning

2

HPER 360Sport and Exercise Psychology

2

HPER 368Principles of Conditioning

3

HPER 369Principles of Sports Management

3

HPER 380Sport Sociology

2

HPER 390Facilities and Design Management

3

HPER 402Exercise Physiology

4

HPER 415Evaluation of Psychomotor Performance

3

HPER 440Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics

2

HPER 441Applied Kinesiology

3

HPER 460Sport in a Diverse Society

3

HPER 465Sport Law

3

HPER 476S-CComprehensive Review/Exam - Sports Management

1

HPER 497SInternship

0.50-10.00

Students are required to complete 2 SH of HPER 497S.

Specializations

Both specializations required.

Sports Pedagogy (select 20 SH)

HPER 120Racquet Sports

1

HPER 130Spring Outdoor Pursuits

1

HPER 131Fall Outdoor Pursuits

1

HPER 135Golf

1

HPER 153Recreational Sports

1

HPER 200Technology in HPER

1

HPER 206Social/Folk Dance

1

HPER 233Individual Fitness

2

HPER 315Movement Education in Early Childhood

2

HPER 319Health and Physical Education In The Elementary School

2

HPER 333Physical Education For The Exceptional Child

2

HPER 342Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults

3

HPER 345Methods of Group Exercise Instruction

3

HPER 370Fitness / Sports Teaching Techniques

3

HPER 485Summer Camp Leadership

2

Select one HPER Aquatics course

HPER 219Lifeguard Training

1

HPER 263Swimming and Basic Water Safety

1

HPER 265Water Safety Instructor

2

Business (Select 12 SH)

ACCT 200Elements Of Accounting I

3

ACCT 315Business in Legal Environment

3

BADM 301Principles Of Marketing

3

BADM 302Principles Of Management

3

BUSN 318Advertising & Promotion Management

3

BUSN 334Business Communication

3

BUSN 340Project Management

3

BUSN 351Human Resource Management

3

Essential Studies Courses 36 SH

Sport Management Core 45 SH

Sports Pedagogy Specialization 20 SH

Business Specialization 12 SH

Elective Courses 2 SH

Total 120 SH

*No minor required