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Bachelor of Science:
Business Administration
Concentration in Sports Management
Effective Fall 2009
  

The sports management concentration is designed to provide the student with a view of the opportunities associated with managing sports and leisure service organizations. Students will be exposed to topics such as risk management, safety, insurance and liability issues in the sports environment. The program will explore the process of planning, designing, equipping, staffing, scheduling, financing and managing a sports and recreation facility. Students will also apply the fundamental principles and practices of marketing to sports and leisure management.

Suggested sequence of courses: 

FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
  College Algebra (MAT 111) or
  GE Elective (110-299)
4 / 3   Critical Writing II (ENG 176) 3
Critical Writing I (ENG 175) 3 Desktop Apps - MS Excel (ITG 149) or
  GE Elective (110-299)
4 / 3
Desktop Apps - MS Word (ITG 148) or
  GE Elective (110-299)
4 / 3 Humanities II (HUM 104) 3
Humanities I (HUM 103) 3 Intro to Sociology (SOC 161) 3
Intro to Psychology (PSY 160) 3 Precalculus (MAT 136) 4
  15 - 17   16 - 17

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
  Accounting Principles I (ACC 206) 4   Accounting Principles II (ACC 207) 4
Finite Math (MAT 234) 4 Macroeconomics (ECO 201) 3
Microeconomics (ECO 200) 3 BUS Elective (110-299) 3
GE Elective (110-299) 3 GE Elective (110-299) 3
HUM or SS Elective (110-299) 3 HUM or SS Elective (110-299) 3
  17   16

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
  Applied Business Statistics (STA 326) 3   Financial Management (FIN 333) 3
Intro to Sports Management (SPM 301) 3 Group Dynamics (COM 341) 3
Management & Org Behavior (MGT 303) 3 Int'l Business Management (MGT 310) 3
Marketing Management (MKT 305) 3 MIS with MS Access (ITG 325) 4
GE Elective (300-400) 3 Sports Law & Liability (SPM 302) 3
GE Elective (300-400) 3   16
  18    

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester  Credits Spring Semester Credits
  Business Law I (LAW 431) 3   Business Law II (LAW 432) or
  Operations Management (MGT 481)
3
Facility Planning & Mgmt (SPM 401) 3 Business Policy & Strategy (MGT 492 3
Human Resource Mgmt (MGT 428) 3 Cur Issues & Ethics in Sports (SPM 402) 3
Presentation & Debate I (ENG 485) 3 Presentation & Debate II (ENG 486) 3
Research & Bus Writing I (ENG 465) 3 Research & Bus Writing II (ENG 466) 3
  15 GE Elective (300-400) 3
          18

Minimum credits required: 131 / 134


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