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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Sport Management, B.S


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The Sport Management program offers students the opportunity to pursue a degree in the growing field of Sport Management. Critical thinking, ethical values, oral and written communication, networking skills and leadership skills are emphasized. Students are encouraged to volunteer and seek opportunities on-campus in the community to help build their resumes and to gain valuable work experience. Students will be required to complete a practicum and internship prior to graduation.

The primary objectives of the program are for graduates to be able to:

  • Apply fundamental principles from the core knowledge base of Sport Management
  • Effectively communicate in both written and oral form.
  • Recognize ethical dilemmas in sport management and professional environments and demonstrate social responsibility.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to sport business decisions.
  • To obtain practical experience in the field.
  • To prepare students to be productive sport industry professionals.

The B.S. Degree in Sport Management provides basic preparation for careers in high school and collegiate athletics, professional athletics, parks and recreation management, business management, event management, sports marketing, and facility management. Sport management is a growing profession that is attractive for anyone who wishes to work in the sport industry.

Curriculum


Students must receive a C or better in all Major Requirement (core/ core elective) courses.

General Education (36 hours)


Directions:  The following General Education courses are required for the major.

Related Area Requirements (36 hours)


Free Electives (10 hours)


Subtotal: 120


Curriculum Guide for Majors in Sport Management


Freshman Year


First Semester


Subtotal: 16

Second Semester


Subtotal: 15

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Subtotal: 15

Subtotal: 15

Junior Year


Senior Year


First Semester


Subtotal: 15

Second Semester


Subtotal: 14

Subtotal: 120


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