General Education Requirements
Students must satisfy the university general education requirements.
As part of meeting the university's general education requirements, the following courses prerequisite courses must be completed:
|BUS AD 1000||Introduction to Business||3|
|COMM 1040||Introduction to Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)||3|
|ECON 1001||Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)||3|
|ENGL 1100||First-Year Writing (MOTR ENGL 200)||3|
|MATH 1030||College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)||3|
|PSYCH 1003||General Psychology (MOTR PSYC 100)||3|
There is no foreign language requirement for the degree.
|MGMT 3600||Management and Organizational Behavior||3|
|MKTG 3700||Basic Marketing||3|
|PSYCH 3200||Sports Psychology||3|
|SPMGT 1113||Introduction to Sport Management and Administration||3|
|SPMGT 2200||Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports||3|
|SPMGT 4113||Educational and Community Athletics||3|
|SPMGT 4999||Sport Management Internship||6|
|Choose five of the following courses: 1||15|
|Interpersonal Skills in Helping Relationships|
|Special Topics in Communication|
|Economics of Sports, Gaming, and Gambling|
|Advanced Management and Organizational Behavior|
|Human Resource Management|
|Introduction to Digital Marketing Strategies|
|Personal Physical Fitness|
|Sports Media and Technology|
|Sport Management Field Experience|
Students may take up to six hours from any area as pre-approved by advisor.
Students may take up to six hours of SPMGT 4990.
In accordance with the guidelines of the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), the outcomes provide a solid framework and highlight the value of the program content. Specifically, program learning outcomes include:
1. Possessing foundational knowledge in sport management and organization;
2. Possessing foundational knowledge in educational and community athletics;
3. Understanding legal and ethical issues associated with sport management;
4. Demonstrating skills in the applied aspects of sport management in business and/or athletic settings.
Students earning a B.S. in Sport Management degree will:
1. Apply an interdisciplinary foundation of management, sports, and marketing theories to a variety of sports management settings.
2. Develop a marketing toolbox that integrates theories with the fundamental aspects of sports, sports products, consumer and market research, sponsorship, promotion and media.
3. Examine and explore the legal environments of amateur, collegiate, and professional sports programs with respect to state and federal legislation, liability, risk management, contracts, and collective bargaining.
4. Examine and apply the principles of economics including the concepts of supply and demand, economic forecasting, and economic impact of sports programs and products.
5. Demonstrate the ability to manage sports facilities to apply key concepts of planning, design, and evaluation of a sports program or sports-related event.
6. Develop and refine leadership and communication skills necessary within a sports organization and team-oriented sports institutions.
7. Recognize and evaluate ethical decision-making, balancing economic priorities and social responsibilities of sports organizations.
8. Demonstrate socio-cultural commitment and responsibility in any given sports management environment.
|ENGL 1100||3||BUS AD 1000||3|
|SPMGT 1113||3||BIOL 1012|
& BIOL 1013
|COMM 1040||3||ECON 1001||3|
|MATH 1030||3||EXPLORE - Math and Life/Natural Sciences||3|
|EXPLORE- Math and Life/Natural Sciences||3||Elective||2|
|PSYCH 1003||3||Program Elective||3|
|SPMGT 2200||3||CORE - US History and Government||3|
|CORE - Information Literacy||3||EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts||3|
|EXPLORE - Math and Life/Natural Sciences||3||Elective or minor||6|
|EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts||3|
|Elective or minor||3|
|Program Elective||3||PSYCH 3200||3|
|EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts||3||MKTG 3700||3|
|Elective or Minor||9||Program Elective||3|
|Elective or minor||6|
|MGMT 3600||3||SPMGT 4113||3|
|SPMGT 4999||3||SPMGT 4999||3|
|Program Elective||6||Elective or minor||6|
|Elective or minor||3|
|Total Hours: 120|