Program Requirements

Hours: 75

Business Core - 42 Hours

ACC 213 Principles of Accounting I - Financial (3)
ACC 214 Principles of Accounting II - Managerial (3)
BUS 210 Business Law I (3)
BUS 352 Business Communications I (3)
BUS 498 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation (3)
CIS 203 Business Information Technology (3)
ECO 211 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECO 212 Principles of Microeconomics (3) CEP
FIN 300 Corporate Finance (3)

ETH:PHI 397 Ethical Conduct of Business (3) CE
or
ETH:REL 251 Business Ethics (3) CE

MGT 300 Management/Org Behavior (3)
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing (3)
MTH 174 Statistics I (3) CMA

MTH 180 Math for Business (3) CMA
or
MTH 190 Concepts of Calculus (3) CMA

Major Requirements - 33 hours

SPM 150 Introduction to Sport Management (3)
SPM 185 Historical & Socio-Cultural Dimensions in Sport (3)
SPM 240 Governance & Policy in Sport (3)
SPM 330 Sport Marketing,Promotion and Sales (3)
SPM 380 Sport Law (3)
SPM 395 Sport Finance & Development (3)
SPM 396 Sport Management Internship (3) EXP
SPM 440 Current Issues Business of Sport (3)

Choose three of the following - (9 hours)

SPM 225 Principles of Athletic Administration (3)
SPM 355 New Media & Public Relations (3)
SPM 375 Sport Facilities and Event Management (3)
SPM 386 International Sport Management (3)
SPM 390 Contemporary Sport Leadership (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.