Sport Management



Sport and Entertainment Management

College_of_Business



The Sports Management program prepares undergraduate students for professional careers in Sports Management in both the private and public sectors.

The program is designed to assist students in acquiring organizational and managerial expertise in the health, fitness, and sports management fields as well as to assist students in gaining an understanding of personnel management and supervisory dynamics. The Sports Management Program is dedicated in ensuring that students acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to launch careers in professional companies in Sport Administration and Athletic Training Management. Graduates are encouraged to seek job and career opportunities globally.

The curriculum of the Sports Management program enables students to gain extraordinary and theoretical knowledge from courses, such as Sport Governance and History, Facility & Equipment/Event Management, Community Recreation & Fitness, Sports, Ethics & the Law, and Organization & Administration of Recreation.

Students in the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management should complete 120 credit hours by taking 40 credit hours from the General Education Requirements in consultation with their academic advisors, 39 credit hours in the College of Business core courses, 24 credit hours in accounting, 6 credit hours in business electives, 7 credit hours in general electives and 4 credit hours in CSU requirements.

Students also gain valuable and practical experience by completing both a practicum and an internship in the professional sports community.


College Requirements
39 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
ACCT 210
3
Financial Accounting I
ACCT 202
3
Financial Accounting II
BDSC 322
3
Business Statistics
BDSC 340
3
Operations Management
ECON 211
3
Principles of Economics I
FINM 330
3
Principles of Business Finance
MGMT 300
3
Business Communication
MGMT 320
3
Principles of Management
BUSI 310
3
Business Law
BUSI 495
3
Seminar in Strategic Management or Business Policy
MISY 341
3
Small Systems Software
MKTG 310
3
Principles of Marketing
BUSI 320
3
International Business

General Ed. Requirements
40 Credits

All students must complete 40 credit hours of General Education Requirements. Majors must fulfill the mathematics GER by completing MATH 131 (College Algebra: Math and Sciences). They must also fulfill the second social science option by taking ECON 211 (Principles of Economics I)


Sport Admin. Core
33 Credits

Course
Crs.
Title
SPMT 101
3
Sport Governance & History
SPMT 201
3
Facility, Equip. & Event Management
SPMT 243
3
Psychological Aspect of Sports
SPMT 308
3
Media Relations in Sport
RECR 331
3
Community Recreation & Fitness
SPMT 332
3
Sports, Ethics and The Law
SPMT 435
3
Org. & Admin of Recreation
SPMT 405
12
Intern./Field Work in Sport Mgmt.

Sport Admin. Electives
8 Credits

Course
Crs.
Title
PHED 241
2
Intramural Sports
PHED 251
2
Football/Badminton/Weight Training
PHED 252
2
Basketball/Volleyball/Track
PHED 351
2
Tennis/Racquetball/Paddle Gm.
PHED 352
2
Soccer/Softball/Individual Activities
HEED 110
3
Drug Abuse Education
HEED 201
2
First Aide & Safety Education
PHED 343
2
Coaching and Officiating
PHED 103
3
Aerobic Fitness
SPCH 204
3
Critical Listening
KNES xxx
3
Any 3 Credit KNES Course

Athletic Training Mgt. Core
35 Credits

Course
Crs.
Title
SPMT 101
3
Sport Governance & History
HEED 205
2
Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Control
KNES 202
3
Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KNES 301
3
Kinesiology
KNES 302
3
Physiology of Exercise
KNES 322
3
Pathology of Athletic Injuries
KNES 333
4
Biomechanics
BIOL 201
4
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 203
4
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
SPMT 400
6
Sport Management Practicum (Seniors only)

Athletic Training Mgt. Electives
6 Credits

Course
Crs.
Title
PHED 241
2
Intramural Sports
PHED 251
2
Football/Badminton/Weight Training
PHED 252
2
Basketball/Volleyball/Track
PHED 351
2
Tennis/Racquetball/Paddle Gm.
PHED 352
2
Soccer/Softball/Individual Activities
HEED 110
3
Drug Abuse Education
HEED 201
2
First Aide & Safety Education
PHED 343
2
Coaching and Officiating
PHED 103
3
Aerobic Fitness
KNES 202
3
Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries
SPCH 204
2
Critical Listening
KNES xxx
3
Any 3 Credit KNES Course

Sport Management Minor

The objective of a minor in Sport Management is to provide students with sport management knowledge to supplement their majors or pursue alternative careers in sport management. College of Business students are required to take a minimum of 18 credit hours of management courses achieving at least a grade of "C" in each course.

Non-Business students are required to complete ECON 103 (Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurial Economics) SPMT 101 (Sport Governance and History), and 12 credit hours of 300 level or above management elective courses to complete a minor.


Plan of Study
(see your advisor)

The following is a sample plan of study for the Sport Administration Concentration. This is not intended as a self-advising guide or as a substitute for seeing your academic advisor about your specific plan of study. Please speak to an advisor before choosing your course load each semester.

Year 1 (Freshman)
Fall Semester
16 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
ENGL 101
3
English Composition I
HIST 201
3
History I
MATH 131
3
College Algebra
MISY 150
3
Tech Fluency
SPCH 105
3
Intro to Speech Communication
ORIE 101
1
Freshman Orientation
Spring Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
ENGL 102
3
English Composition II
PHSC 101
3
Physical Science
XXXX xxx
3
Elective
PHIL 102
3
Intro to Logic
HIST 202
3
History II
Year 2 (Sophomore)
Fall Semester
16 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
XXXX xxx
3
Arts/Humanities Elective
ECON 103
3
Intro to Business & Entrapreneural Economics
BIOL 101
4
Biological Science
PSYC 201
3
General Psychology
SPMT 101
3
Sports Governance and History
Spring Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
WLIT 207
3
World Literature
XXXX xxx
3
Elective
SPMT 201
3
Facility, Equipment & Event Management
ACCT 201
3
Principles of Financial Accounting
ECON 211
3
Principles of Economics I
Year 3 (Junior)
Fall Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
ACCT 202
3
Principles of Managerial Accounting
MKTG 310
3
Principles of Marketing
MGMT 305
3
Business Communication
SPMT 243
3
Psychological Aspect of Sports
BUSI 310
3
Business Law
Spring Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SPMT 308
3
Media Relations in Sport
RECR 331
3
Community Recreation & Fitness
FINM 330
3
Principles of Business Finance
MGMT 320
3
Principles of Management
BDSC 322
3
Business Statistics
Year 4 (Senior)
Fall Semester
15 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
MISY 341
3
Small Systems Software
SPMT 332
3
Sports, Ethics, and The Law
BDSC 340
3
Operations and Production Management
BUSI 320
3
Fundamentals of International Business
SPMT 435
3
Organizaton and Administration of Recreation
Spring Semester
13 Credits
Course
Crs.
Title
SPMT 405
3
Sport Management Internship
XXXX xxx
4
Elective
XXXX xxx
3
Elective
BUSI 495
3
Seminar in Business Strategy & Policy