Program Requirements

Hours: 72

Business Core - 39 Hours

ACC 213Principles of Accounting I (3)

ACC 214Principles of Accounting II (3)

BUS 210Business Law I (3)

BUS 352Business Communications I (3)

CIS 203Business Information Technology (3)

ECO 211Principles of Macroeconomics (3) S

ECO 212Principles of Microeconomics (3) S/CEP

FIN 300Corporate Finance (3)

ETH:PHI 397Ethical Conduct of Business (3) E/CE


ETH:REL 251Business Ethics (3) E/CE

MGT 300Management/Org Behavior (3)

MKT 300Principles of Marketing (3)

MTH 174Statistics I (3) MA/CMA

MTH 180Math for Business (3) MA/CMA


MTH 190Concepts of Calculus (3) MA/CMA

Major Requirements - 33 hours

SPM 150Introduction to Sport Management (3)

SPM 185Historical & Socio-Cultural Dimensions in Sport (3)

SPM 240Governance & Policy in Sport (3)

SPM 330Sport Marketing,Promotion and Sales (3)

SPM 380Sport Law (3)

SPM 395Sport Finance & Development (3)

SPM 396Sport Management Internship (3) EXP

SPM 440Current Issues Business of Sport (3)

Choose three of the following - (9 hours)

SPM 225Principles of Athletic Administration (3)

SPM 355New Media & Public Relations (3)

SPM 375Sport Facilities and Event Management (3)

SPM 386International Sport Management (3)

SPM 390Contemporary Sport Leadership (3)

SPM 425H.R. Management in Sport (3)

Residency requirement: 12 credits of upper division major courses (300 and 400 level courses that are not part of the Business Core)

Program Outcomes

Graduates with a major in sport management will:

  • Be able to analyze business situations and make creative, logical, and ethical decisions.
  • Be skilled users of technologies as used in business.
  • Communicate effectively in business situations.
  • Have a current and broad-based knowledge of business.
  • Apply awareness of global and social issues in the business environment.
  • Be able to integrate concepts from the business disciplines and apply those concepts in the forming solutions to complex sport management issues and problems.
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of sport management.