Sport Management Major (BS)
College: College of Natural & Health Sciences
Program Level Outcomes for Sport Management
- Demonstrate effective communication skills through a variety of mediums.
- Students are able to use oral or visual communication for business purposes using professional communication styles.
- Students are able to use written communication for business purposes using professional communication styles.
- Students demonstrate an ability to use interpersonal and mass communication styles in sport business.
- Collect and analyze information connected to the sports management discipline.
- Demonstrate an ability to use the fundamental principles of the sport management field, which include marketing, finance and law.
- Effectively apply technology to analyze and interpret data.
- Demonstrate a proficiency in identifying and resolving problems.
- Students can identify and evaluate sport business concerns.
- Students can communicate how learned concepts affect business situations while providing a potential solution to any problem.
- Students can identify potential ethical dilemmas and be proactive in resolving them.
- Function effectively in a manner similar to industry personnel.
- Students demonstrate the ability to make economic decisions to improve the business.
- Students use the various dimensions of diversity, ethics, and law for professional decision-making in relation to sport management.
- Develop critical thinking skills through disciplined intellectual inquiry.
- Students are able to utilize strong logic in developing potential solutions to problems within professional and ethical standards.
- Students can recognize and analyze sport business issues through relevant literature.
Requirements for the Sport Management Major
In addition to satisfying the general university requirements, students seeking to graduate with bachelor of science with a major in sport management must satisfy the following:
- Complete all requisite course work (64 credits) for the major; and
- Achieve at least a C in all courses utilized to complete the major (C- is not acceptable); and
- Achieve a minimum 2.50 GPA in all courses utilized to complete the major.
|College of Natural and Health Sciences Requirement|
|New entering students, and transfer students with less than 30 college credits, choosing a major in the College of Natural and Health Sciences are required to take this course.|
|UWP 101||First Year Seminar: Natural and Health Sciences||1|
|BUS 100||Introduction to Business||3|
|SPCH 105||Public Speaking||3|
|SPMT 100||Introduction to Sport Management||3|
|SPMT 110||Current Issues in Sport Management||3|
|SPMT 200||Ethics and Issues in Sport Management||3|
|SPMT 240||Sports Marketing||3|
|SPMT 300||Legal Issues in Sport Management||3|
|SPMT 420||Sport Business and Finance||3|
|SPMT 430||Sport Sales and Customer Service||3|
|SPMT 480||Senior Seminar in Sport Management||3|
|SPMT 495 (can be broken up into segments of 1 to 12 credits)||12|
|Fieldwork in Sport Management|
|Core Courses Subtotal||43|
|Select 21 credits of the following:||21|
|Introduction to Graphic Design|
|Economics of Sports|
|Sport and Exercise Psychology|
|Sport in Society|
|Business of Minor League Baseball|
|Intramurals, Recreation and Youth Sports|
|Special Topics in Sport Management|
|Sports Industry Regulation|
|Sustainable Sport Management|
|Facility Development and Management|
|Special Topics in Sport Management|
|Special Topics in Sport Management:|
|Elective Courses Subtotal||21|
General University Degree Requirements (Bachelor's Degree)
In addition to individual program requirements, students must also fulfill the following requirements:
** Transfer students in sustainable management, and health information management and technology collaborative, online degree-completion programs, the business management online degree-completion program, and the flexible option degree-completion program will be exempt from the university’s foreign language requirement. See appropriate academic section for further information.
|Reading and Writing|
|ENGL 101||Composition and Reading||3|
|Select one of the following:||4-5|
|Survey of Mathematics|
|College Algebra I|
|Minimum Total Credits||120|
|Upper Level Credits (300 level or above)||36|
|Residency||30 of final 60|
Cumulative Degree GPA: 2.0 minimum