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 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.
|SAM 2020||History of Sport||3|
|SAM 2100||Foundations of Sport Management||3|
|SAM 3010||Ethics in Sport||3|
|SAM 3020||Sociology of Sport||3|
|SAM 4030||Sport Finance||3|
|SAM 4020||Sport Governance||3|
|SAM 4040||Sport Communication||3|
|SAM 5000||Professional Practicum||3|
|SAM 5750||Internship in Sports Management||1-6|
|SAM 6570||Sports Marketing||3|
|KIN 5700||Sport Leadership||3|
|Select at least one of the following:||3|
|Sports Event Management|
|Media Design and Communication|
|Select at least one of the following||3|
|Principles of Coaching|
|Interscholastic Athletic Directing|
|Collegiate Athletic Administration|
|Youth Sports and Recreation|
|Professional Sport Administration|
|Elective Courses 1||25|
Elective credits (a minimum of twenty-five credits) will be selected by the student in consultation with the advisor. No more than four credits from Lifestyle Fitness Activity (LFA) courses can be used towards elective credits. Students should consult their advisor for further information and prior to registering for any elective courses not listed on the curriculum guide or Plan of Work.