Sports Management, Bachelor of Science

120 credits

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


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 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 Administrative Policy (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
CC 3881 Sports Management Practicum
CC 4881 Sports Management Internship
EC 2550 Macroeconomics (GACO) 3
EC 2560 Microeconomics 3
Mathematics Foundations - complete one of the following: 3
MA 2200 Finite Mathematics (QRCO)
MA 2490 Applied Calculus I (QRCO)
MA 2550 Calculus I (QRCO)
Quantitative Reasoning in the Discipline Connection - complete one of the following: 3
BU 2240 Business Statistics (QRCO)
MA 2300 Statistics I (QRCO)
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 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
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 21-18

CC 3881 requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00. CC 4881 requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.70.

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.