Sports Management

Program Requirements

Degree Offered: Bachelor of Science

This degree program is designed for students who are interested in opportunities in professional athletics, health clubs, tennis clubs, swim clubs, spas, Y's, athletic organizations, University athletic departments, business, or industry. The program combines a knowledge of sport with business and management courses— all based upon a foundation in the liberal arts.

Program Requirements for Major:
  • General requirements for baccalaureate degree, p. 8 of the 2007-2008 Course Catalog.
  • Sport Management courses: SPM 240, 263, 264, 350, 351, 360, 420, 430, 440.
  • Students are required to complete a minimum of 8 credit hours of internship/practicum selected from SPM 482, 483, 484, or 485.
  • Support courses: ACC 121; ART 290; BUS 215; ECO 222 and 223; ENG 382; MGT 300 and 301; MKT 331 and 338; PED 236; PHI 327; a computer applications course, and a 3-hour, 300-level industrial/organizational psychology or organizational behavior or human resource management course.

Requirements for a Minor:
  • SPM 240
  • Fifteen additional hours of SPM courses

Note: 300-400 level SPM courses should be taken by only juniors or seniors or with the consent of the instructor. Completion of all SPM courses with a grade of "C" (2.0) or above is required for all Sport Management majors and minors.

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