Sport Management (B.S.)

The major in sport management leads to a bachelor of science degree and prepares students for entry-level professional positions in the sport industry.  Coursework includes industry-specific training in management, marketing, finance, law, governance and ethics. Students will additionally have the opportunity to select from a host of advanced courses that focus on specialized issues related to different segments of the sports industry, including collegiate, interscholastic, professional, and recreation. As a capstone experience, students will apply the knowledge they gained in the classroom to field experiences and internships to maximize their professional preparation.  (For additional information, please see the KHS website.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for this program are satisfied by the general requirements for undergraduate admission to the University.

Candidates must complete 120 credits in course work including satisfaction of the University General Education Requirements , as well as the major requirements cited below. All course work must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the University and the College governing undergraduate scholarship and degrees.

Major Requirements

Required Courses
SAM 2020History of Sport3
SAM 2100Foundations of Sport Management3
SAM 3010Ethics in Sport3
SAM 3020Sociology of Sport3
SAM 4030Sport Finance3
SAM 4020Sport Governance3
SAM 4040Sport Communication3
SAM 5000Professional Practicum3
SAM 5750Internship in Sports Management1-6
SAM 6570Sports Marketing3
KIN 5700Sport Leadership3
Select at least one of the following:3
Sports Event Management
Media Design and Communication
Select at least one of the following3
Principles of Coaching
Interscholastic Athletic Directing
Collegiate Athletic Administration
Youth Sports and Recreation
Professional Sport Administration
Elective Courses 125
Total Credits62-67