Sport Management B.S.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Survey of Accounting
Advanced Business Applications
Public Speaking
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Sport Management
Elementary Statistics
Major Requirements60
Sport Management Core
Social Issues of Sport
Financial Management of Sport
Management of Sport Organizations
Sport Management Practicum (Proposed Course - SMGT Practicum)
Facility and Event Management
Legal Aspects of Sport
Sport Management Internship
Sport Management Concentrations (Students must choose one concentration)
Sport Marketing & Revenue Generation Concentration
Sport Promotion and Marketing
Brand Management in Sport (Proposed Course - Brand Management in Sport)
Data Driven Sales in Sport Organizations (Proposed Course - Data Driven Sales in Sport Organizations)
Sport Ticket and Sponsorship Sales (Proposed Course - Sport Ticket & Sponsorship Sales)
Guided Electives (6 credit hours)
Sport Development Concentration
Principles of Sport Development (Proposed Course - Principles of Sport Development)
Leadership and Programming in Sport Development (Proposed Course - Leadership & Programming in Sport Development)
Sport Policy Development
Assessment and Evaluation in Sport Development (Proposed Course - Assessment & Evaluation in Sport Development)
Guided Electives (6 credit hours)
Athletic Administration Concentration
Choose two courses from SMGT 3330, 3531, 3533, 4531, 4533
Choose two courses from SMGT 3530, 3532, 3533, 4338, 4532
Guided Electives (6 credit hours)
Non-Sport Management Courses
Select 3 credit hours from the following Guided Electives:
Introduction to Business
Foundations of Business Analytics I
Foundations of Business Analytics II
Principles of Corporate Finance
Foreign Language 1001: Elementary I
Foreign Language 1002: Elementary II
Foreign Language 2001: Intermediate I
Foreign Language 2002: Intermediate II
Coaching Baseball and Softball
Coaching Basketball
Coaching Football
Coaching Olympic Sports
Principles of Coaching
Psychology of Coaching
Sport Conditioning Laboratory
Principles of Officiating
Coaching Practicum
Principles of Management
Behavior in Organizations
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Honors Research Seminar
International Management
Intermediate Entrepreneurship
Principles of Marketing
Principles of Advertising
Professional Selling
Business Marketing
Sales Management
Services Marketing
Consumer Behavior
International Marketing
Marketing Management
Introduction to Media Writing
Introduction to Journalism
Feature Writing
Opinion Journalism
Digital Journalism
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to Psychology
Managing Recreation Organizations
Introduction to Religious Studies
Sport Promotion and Marketing (Can be taken as a guided elective in Sport Development and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Principles of Sport Development (Can be taken as a guided elective in Marketing and Revenue Generation and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Brand Management in Sport (Can be taken as a guided elective in Sport Development and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Leadership and Programming in Sport Development (Can be taken as a guided elective in Marketing and Revenue Generation and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (Proposed Course - Intercollegiate Athletics Administration)
Selected Topics in Sport Management
Sport Policy Development (Can be taken as a guided elective in Marketing and Revenue Generation and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Data Driven Sales in Sport Organizations (Can be taken as a guided elective in Sport Development and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Assessment and Evaluation in Sport Development (Can be taken as a guided elective in Marketing and Revenue Generation and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Sport Ticket and Sponsorship Sales (Can be taken as a guided elective in Sport Development and Athletic Administration concentrations)
Baseball and American Culture
Introduction to Sociology
Global Sustainability and Innovation
Introduction to Multimedia
Writing for Social Media
Foreign Language Requirement or “Significant International Content” course
Select one Foreign Language Requirement or “Significant International Content” course
Elective
Select 6 credit hours of Electives
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria

  • Students must have completed all Area F requirements with a minimum grade of “C” before admission to the program.
  • Students must have an overall 2.25 GPA to enroll in the internship.
  • Students may do a non internship option by completing approved course work if they are unable to complete the internship.

Program Progression Requirements

  • Students must earn minimum grade of “C” in all Area F courses and within the major requirements, including guided electives.

Honors in Exercise Science

To graduate with a Honors in Exercise Science, a student must:

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;

  • successfully complete at least three credit hours of Honors Research Seminar (HONS   4610)

  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project at the time of graduation;

  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation

Advisement

Contact the Waters College of Health Professions Student Services Center, Hollis Building, Room 0101, (912) 478-1931 for more information regarding admission and advising requirements.