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Sport Management Major

Program Outcomes:
Provide an interdisciplinary curriculum that permits students to develop strengths in specific fields involving the management of sports, a growing industry in the United States. Students who are interested in careers in sport management, sports facilities management, sports information or sports marketing will find that this course of study prepares them well for employment or for graduate study.


Requirements:
All students take a core of courses in the fields of Business Administration and Sport Management.
Selected Business Administration Core (35 Credits):
BU 155 Principles of Accounting I
BU 156 Principles of Accounting II
BU 230 Marketing Principles
BU 240 Management Principles
BU 425 Project Management
BU 395, 495 Cooperative Education
BU 473 Business Law I
EC 201 Microeconomics
EC 202 Macroeconomics
IS 260 Computer Decision-Making
Applications
MA 221 Statistics

Sport Management Core (24 Credits):
BU 270 Sport Industry: Cultural and Sociological Perspectives
BU 348 Sports Events, Sponsorship and Promotions
BU 462 Legal Issues in Sports
BU 463 Sport Program Administration
BU 465 Sport Facilities Management
HP 321 Applied Exercise Physiology*
PY 201 General Psychology
PY 235 Sports Psychology


* Prerequisite is BI 230/231 Basic Anatomy and Physiology which fulfills the student's GER for Science with a lab.

In addition to the above courses, each student is encouraged to complete one or more minors in specific, related interest areas. Typical minors include Coaching, Communications, Management, Marketing and Psychology.