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 ENGL 120 or ENGL 125 (preferred), ACCT 200, ECON 201, HPER 100, HPER 200, and HPER 210. These courses are pre-requisite courses to this major.

A list of approved essential studies courses is available here.

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 323Managerial Finance

3

BUSN 325Management Theory & Research

3

BUSN 352Marketing Theory & Research

3

BUSN 391Professional Development

1

BUSN 443Ethical Decision Making

3

HPER 300Principles of Sports Management

3

HPER 304Sport Promotion and Sales

3

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

2

HPER 325Public Relations in Sport

3

HPER 360Sport and Exercise Psychology

2

HPER 380Sport Sociology

2

HPER 390Facilities and Design Management

3

HPER 440Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics

2

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.

Total Credit Hours: 42

Specialization Areas

Students must complete a Business Administration minor or two specialization areas:

  • One specialization area must be in Administration or Finance
  • One specialization area must be in Human Performance or Sport Marketing.

Administration

Select 12 hours from the following:
BUSN 340Project Management

3

BUSN 436Organizational Development

3

BUSN 454Human Resource Managment

3

PSYC 280Group Dynamics

3

PSYC 332Applied Psychology

3

Finance

Select 12 hours from the following:
ACCT 201Elements Of Accounting II

3

ACCT 360Accounting Systems

2

ACCT 401Business Income Taxation

3

BUSN 305Foundations of Entrepreneurship

3

BUSN 330Computer Applications II

3

ECON 202Principles Of Macroeconomics

3

Human Performance

Select 12 hours from the following:
HPER 207Prevention & Care Of Injuries

3

HPER 222Nutrition

3

HPER 233Individual Fitness

2

HPER 342Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults

3

HPER 345Methods of Group Exercise Instruction

3

HPER 350Motor Learning

2

HPER 368Principles of Conditioning

3

HPER 415Evaluation of Psychomotor Performance

3

Sport Marketing

Select 12 hours from the following:
BUSN 332Graphic Design Theory & Techniques

3

BUSN 334Business Communication

3

BUSN 357Professional Selling

3

BUSN 402Advertising & Promotion Management

3

BUSN 423Consumer Behavior

3

BUSN 430Professional Leadership

3

COMM 212Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 323Writing and Editing for the Media

3