SMGT Sport Management

SMGT   2130   Introduction to Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces students to the meaning of sport management in terms of its scope, foundations, issues and future trends. Examines the job responsibilities and competencies required of sport managers in a variety of sports, or sport-related organizations. Also provides the student with an overview of the different facets and career opportunities available in the field of sport management.

SMGT   2230   Social Issues of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the social aspect of sport. Specifically, examines such topics as how social phenomena affect sport participation and behavior, and how the dynamic nature and diverse parameters of society affect the sport industry.

SMGT   3130   Fan Behavior in Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Explores the social and psychological aspects of sport fandom, with emphasis given to fan identity, sport hero worship, sport spectator aggression, spectator riots, psychological attachment to teams and sports, and sociological implications of fan behavior in society.

SMGT   3230   Economics of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines major economic issues in the sport industry and introduces the methodology of economics that can be used to analyze these issues.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   3236   Financial Management of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the fundamental concepts and theories of finance applicable to the field of sport management.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   3237   International Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth examination of the nature and role of sport in contrasting cultures and the matters of sport governance that cross national boundaries as well as the possibilities of formulating reform measures in sport policy and practice around the world.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, COMM   2332, ECON   2105, STAT   2231.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3237S.

SMGT   3237S   International Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth examination of the nature and role of sport in contrasting cultures and the matters of sport governance that cross national boundaries as well as the possibilities of formulating reform measures in sport policy and practice around the world.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, COMM   2332, ECON   2105, STAT   2231.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3237.

SMGT   3238   Management of Sport Organizations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to the operation of actual sport enterprises.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110 and CISM   1120 or CISM   1130.

SMGT   3330   Sport Promotion and Marketing

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the application of marketing principles and practices to the sport industry.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, MKTG   3131, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3330H.

SMGT   3330H   Sport Promotion and Marketing

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the application of marketing principles and practices to the sport industry.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, MKTG   3131, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3330.

SMGT   4090   Selected Topics in Sport Management

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides a student with in-depth of selected topics in Sport Management.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

SMGT   4090S   Selected Topics in Sport Management

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides a student with in-depth of selected topics in Sport Management.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

SMGT   4330   Facility and Event Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Addresses the principles and procedures involved in sports facility and event management. Special emphasis will be given to sports event planning, production, and evaluation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   4336   Sport Business Operations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Teaches the student to use modern computerized programs used in the operations of the sport industry and the policies and procedures that govern their use.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   4337   Legal Aspects of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the legal aspects of negligence, intentional torts, the essentials of contracts, and elements of constitutional law as they apply to the sport industry. Helps the student understand risk management in the sport industry.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   4338   Sport Policy Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the modern administrative issues in the administration of sport related businesses. The course will focus on many of the most demanding legal concerns of running sport businesses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   4338S.

SMGT   4338S   Sport Policy Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the modern administrative issues in the administration of sport related businesses. The course will focus on many of the most demanding legal concerns of running sport businesses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   4338.

SMGT   4630   Baseball and American Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the history of baseball in America, and relate the historical events and phenomena to American culture. Course work will relate class topics to historical and contemporary social, cultural, economic, and political issues. Course content will consist of lectures, readings, class discussion, video and other presentations.

SMGT   4735   Sport Management Internship

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The student is involved with an organization in a full-time (40 hours per week) capacity where he/she has the opportunity to work in either a sport industry setting, or one which is commensurate with typical, entry-level sport industry functions and roles. The internship opportunity must be approved by the Undergraduate Internship Director, and allows the Senior student to apply the Sport Management curriculum in a work environment. Students must have a 2.25 Overall GPA to enroll and must have successfully completed all courses {exceptions made ONLY if student lacks ONE course and ONLY with approval of student's advisor} on the program of study for the B.S. in Sport Management. Students who do not meet the 2.25 requirement may complete twelve hours of GUIDED electives with the approval of their advisor.

SMGT   4899   Directed Individual Study

1-6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to investigate an area of interest under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.