academics

Sport Management

Coordinator: S. Barkley

The Sport Management major is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide students with a solid foundation for work in this multi-faceted field. The curriculum includes coursework that covers concepts in communication, business, writing, and sports administration. Students will also gain valuable practical experience through on-campus and off-campus internships.

Sport Management Major:

41-43 credit hours
Required Courses: 35-37 credit hours
ACCT 210 — Principles of Accounting I (4 cr)
BSAD 310 — Principles of Marketing (4 cr)
BSAD 320 — Principles of Management (3 cr)
COMM 350 — Organizational Communication (3 cr)
COMM 365 — Public Relations (3 cr)
JOUR 215 — Newspaper Writing: Sports (3 cr)
PE 210 — Intro to Sport Management (3 cr)
PE 215 — Sport in Society (3 cr)
PE 313 — Organization of PE and Sport (2 cr)
PE 395 — Sport Management Internship I 1-(2 cr)
PE 495 — Sport Management Internship II 3-(4 cr)
BSAD 415 — Personal Selling and Sales Management (3 cr)
–or– BSAD 440 Sport Management

Required Supportive Courses: 6 credit hours
A grade of C- or higher is required for each of these required supportive courses. Choose at least six credit hours from the following electives:
BSAD 330 — Principles of Finance (4 cr)
COMM 250 — Interpersonal Communication (3 cr)
COMM 260 — Persuasion (3 cr)
JOUR 115 — News Reporting and Writing (3 cr)
JOUR 243 — Editorial Skills II: Layout and Design (3 cr)
PE 225 — Psychology of Coaching (2 cr)
PE 280 — Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3 cr)
PSYC 335 — Human Relations (3 cr)
SOCI 300 — Social Psychology (3 cr)