Concentration in Sports Management
The Sports Management concentration combines business management foundations with the ever-growing field of sport. A comprehensive curriculum, combined with a practical approach to learning and experienced faculty in the field of sport management prepares graduates to thrive in this competitive career field.
The Sports Management concentration covers areas of sport marketing, facilities management, fundraising, law and governance. This concentration, coupled with the business core of the academic program, is designed to prepare students for positions in professional sport, interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics, sport media relations, sports information and promotions, coaching, facility management/operations, sport marketing and many other affiliated positions. In addition, the curriculum prepares students to enter a graduate program after course completion, if desired.
Certificate in Sports Management
The Sport Management certificate is designed to expose the student to the knowledge and skills needed to work in professional sport, interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics, sport media relations, sports information and promotions, sport coaching, sport facility management/operations, sport marketing, sport consulting, and sport administration.
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Core Business Curriculum
|MGT 301||Management Principles|
|MKT 311||Marketing Principles|
|FIN 301||Financial Management|
|CIS 381||Information Systems|
|PHL 313||Business Ethics (CORE)|
|ECO 101||Principles of Macroeconomics (CORE)|
|ACC 201||Principles of Accounting I|
|ACC 202||Principles of Accounting II|
|CIS 115||Applications in Computer Information Systems (CORE)|
Courses in the Concentration in Sports Management
|SPM 401||Sports Law|
|SPM 410||Sports Facilities Management|
|SPM 420||Sports Marketing and Promotion|
|SPM 430||Sports Management Capstone|
|SPM 495||Special Topics in Sports Management|
Select 1 of the following or approved courses.
|SCM 401||Principles of Logistics and SCM|
|SCM 410||Transportation Management|
|MKT 364||Media Planning and Measurement|
|MKT 443||Promotional Strategy|
|MKT 450||Marketing Management|