Bachelor of Science
Combine your passion for sports with your interest in business with the Sports Management major. You’ll explore and practice business skills essential to a successful career in sports-related industries.
This unique curriculum incorporates marketing principles, management techniques, event planning, public relations, business law, accounting, and human resources as they relate to sports and athletics.
Upper-level courses and practicum experiences will provide you with practical knowledge in athletic event coordination, sports facilities management, and sports marketing.
By going deep beneath the surface of sports as entertainment and recreation, you’ll gain an understanding of business through sports. What you’ll learn through this major will be transferable to numerous professional opportunities.
|The Bachelor of Science in Sports Management is a collaborative effort between the College of Business Administration and the Department of Health and Human Performance. It encompasses a unique blend of course offerings from both entities to form a major that prepares students for managerial careers in athletics, fitness, recreation, stadium/arena facilities, and sports marketing industries. Students are required to complete a practical experience to provide opportunity to apply classroom theory.|
Degree Requirements (120 credits)
|BU 1100||Business Computer Applications (TECO)||3|
|BU 1152||Financial Accounting||3|
|BU 2262||Management Accounting||3|
|BU 2290||Organizational Communications (WRCO)||3|
|BU 2450||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BU 2480||Business Law I||3|
|BU 3210||Financial Management||3|
|BU 3240||Information Technology||3|
|BU 3300||Operations Management||3|
|BU 3420||Organizational Behavior (DICO)||3|
|BU 3430||Sports Law||3|
|BU 3450||Sports Marketing||3|
|BU 4220||Strategic Management (INCO)||3|
|CC 2200||Introduction to Sports Management||3|
|CC 3300||Sports Facilities Management||3|
|CC 3670||Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics||3|
|CC 3780||Sport in Society||3|
|Group A – complete one of the following:||3-4|
|EC 2550||Macroeconomics (GACO)||3|
|Mathematics Foundations – complete one of the following:||3|
|Quantitative Reasoning in the Discipline Connection – complete one of the following:||3|
|IS 1111||The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry||3|
|CTDI||Creative Thought Directions||6|
|PPDI||Past and Present Directions||6|
|SIDI||Scientific Inquiry Directions||6-8|
|SSDI||Self and Society Directions||6|
|CC 3881 requires a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average. CC 4881 requires a 2.70 minimum cumulative grade point average.|
*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.