Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

The mission of the Department of Business Administration and Management is to build upon the liberal arts focus of the College and to provide the base of knowledge and experiences that will enable our graduates to be business leaders, capable of making sound and ethical business decisions in a continuously changing environment. The Department majors are designed around a common core of courses along with the requirements for each concentration. A student can obtain a double major within the Department. However, only one major is permitted in each of the following areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Health Care Management, Sport Management, or Computer Information Systems.

Students who successfully complete the program will:

  1. Exhibit basic competencies in interpersonal skills, oral and written communication, leadership, and teamwork appropriate for the business world.
  2. Acquire and apply basic knowledge in the student’s chosen field.
  3. Integrate the functional components of business into a workable whole.
  4. Illustrate the ability to apply critical thinking and reasoning skills and to utilize effective problem solving techniques.
  5. Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation for cultural, ethical, and responsible behaviors in a global world.

Where Will Your Degree Take You?

Athletics Director

Business Operations

Sports Agent

Ticket Sales

Field Maintenance Director

Sports Broadcaster

Program Of Study - Sport Management Major - 51 credits

All students pursuing a major in Sport Management are required to take the following set of core courses as a foundation for requirements in their area of concentration culminating with the capstone course.

Core Requirements for all Sport Management Majors (24 credits)*

BE 135W Business Communications

BE 161 Financial Accounting

BE 202 Statistics for Business and Economics

BE 204 Principles of Macroeconomics

BE 205 Principles of Microeconomics

MG 131 Principles of Management

MG 231 Principles of Marketing

MG 391W Business Capstone

Sport Management Major (51 credits, 27 credits + 24 core credits listed)

CO 202 Sport Marketing & Promotion

CO 203 Sport Writing and Information

SO 225 Sociology of Sport

SM 140 Introduction to Sport Management

SM 301 Ethics in Sport Management

SM 302 Legal Aspects of Sport Management

SM 303 Sport Venue and Event Management

SM 304 Sport Finance

SM 381 Sport Management Internship