Sport Management Bachelor of Arts

Sport Management majors choose one of two possible concentrations.  One concentration prepares students to enter administrative positions in sport enterprises;  the other prepares students for administrative positions in fitness enterprises.  Sport Management majors are required to complete the core Sport Management courses, the required courses within the concentration, and the elective concentration courses.

Total Credit Hours:   128
Major Credit Hours:  59

Degree Requirements

I. Core Courses (25)

16-171First Aid and Adult CPR

1

16-202Foundations of Sport and Fitness Management

3

16-206Sport and Fitness Management Field Experience 1: Job Shadowing Leader

1

-OR

16-207Sport and Fitness Management Field Experience 2: Job Shadowing Practitioner

1

16-258Sport and Fitness Leadership

3

16-260History and Sociology of Sport and Fitness

3

16-362Sport and Fitness Facility Management

3

16-370Legal Aspects of Sport and Fitness

3

16-410Research Methods in Sport and Fitness Management

3

16-471Sport and Fitness Management Pre-Internship Seminar

1

16-480Sport and Fitness Management Internship

4

VI. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education Requirement is fulfilled by the successful completion of 16-410 Research Methods in Sport Science.

V. Internship Prerequisites

Students will be allowed to enroll in 16-480 Sport Management Internship when the following conditions have been met:

a.  The student must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.50 in the following courses:

16-171 First Aid and Adult CPR (1)
16-202 Foundations of Sport and Fitness Management 
16-258 Sport and Fitness Leadership
16-362 Sport and Fitness Facility Management
16-370 Legal Aspects of Sport and Fitness
25-200 Principles of Marketing
61-200 Principles of Management

b.  Successful completion of the Internship Proposal Form by the appropriate date:

Fall Internship - August 1
Spring Internship - December 1
Summer Internship - April 1

III. Concentration in Sport Administration and Leadership (22)

A. Required Sport and Exercise Science Courses

16-281Sport and Fitness Promotion and Sales

3

16-302Sport and Fitness Field Experience 4: Sport Business Work Experience

1

16-314Sport and Fitness Finance

3

16-360Sport and Fitness Program Administration

3

16-375Risk Management for Sport and Fitness

3

B. Select nine credit hours from the following Electives:

 

10-326Sports Broadcasting

3

16-201Foundations of Coaching

3

16-256Sport and Fitness Psychology

3

16-261Women In Sports

3

16-280Computer Applications in Sport and Fitness

1

16-303Sport and Fitness Management Field Experience 5: Fitness or Sport Business Work Experience

1

16-316Public Relations for Sport and Fitness Managers

3

16-343Sport and Fitness Performance Enhancement

3

16-367Ethics and Governance in Sport and Fitness

3

IV. Concentration in Fitness Administration and Leadership (22)

A. Required Sport and Exercise Science Courses

16-196Human Anatomy

3

16-211Weight Training

3

-OR

16-212General Conditioning

3

16-275Health Education

3

16-301Sport and Fitness Management Field Experience 3: Fitness Work Experience

1

16-330Teaching Group Exercise

3

16-343Sport and Fitness Performance Enhancement

3

B. Select six credit hours from the following Elective Courses:

 

16-190Wellness Issues

3

16-195Medical Terminology

3

16-197Human Physiology

3

16-211Weight Training

3

-OR

16-212General Conditioning

3

16-213Group Kick Boxing and Group Strength

2

-OR

16-214Group Aerobics and Boot Camp

2

16-256Sport and Fitness Psychology

3

16-271Nutrition and Exercise

3

16-280Computer Applications in Sport and Fitness

1

16-281Sport and Fitness Promotion and Sales

3

16-290Developing Physical Training Programs

3

16-303Sport and Fitness Management Field Experience 5: Fitness or Sport Business Work Experience

1

16-316Public Relations for Sport and Fitness Managers

3

16-340Kinesiology

3

16-345Exercise Physiology

3

16-347Personal Training

3

16-350Exercise Prescription for Varied Populations

3

16-360Sport and Fitness Program Administration

3

16-366Corporate Health and Fitness Programming

3

16-367Ethics and Governance in Sport and Fitness

3

16-375Risk Management for Sport and Fitness

3

II. Required Business Courses (12)

25-200Principles of Marketing

3

61-200Principles of Management

3

 

Select two of the following courses:

25-374Salesmanship

3

61-355Service Management

3

61-360Human Resource Management

3

The addition of two non-required courses (61-375 Organizational Behavior and 61-380 Supervisory Management) will provide the student with a minor in Business Administration.