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Sports Management Major

Department

Major Requirements

Students who elect to earn a major in Sports Management must complete nine hours of required courses and nine elective hours. Students should choose their elective hours carefully based on their employment goals. Courses in the major cannot be taken as Pass/Fail.


Required Courses 9 hrs (All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.)

FINC 410 Sports Finance 3 hrs
MKTG 370 Social Media 3 hrs
MKTG 480 Sports and Event Marketing 3 hrs


Elective Courses 9 hrs (Choose a minimum of nine hours from the following courses:)

BIOL 223 Anatomy 3 hrs
BIOL 223L Anatomy Laboratory 2 hrs
BIOL 326 Physiology 3 hrs
BIOL 326L Physiology Laboratory 2 hrs
EDUC 233 Topics: Theory of Coaching 2 hrs
MGMT 361 Human Resource Management 3 hrs
MGMT 362 Organizational Behavior 3 hrs
MGMT 399/499 Internship 3 hrs
MKTG 332 Public Relations 3 hrs
MKTG 335 Advertising and Sales Promotion 3 hrs
PHED 100 Integrated Fitness I .5 hr
PHED 101 Integrated Fitness II .5 hr
PHED 140 First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 2 hrs
PHED 150 Basic Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 2 hrs
PHED 350 Advanced Care, Prevention and Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries and Illnesses 3 hrs
SOCI 230 The Sociology of Sport 3 hrs

Students who have employment goals with nonprofessional or semi-professional organizations such as fitness centers or community centers should select their electives from the following:
BIOL 223 Anatomy 3 hrs
BIOL 223L Anatomy Laboratory 2 hrs
BIOL 326 Physiology 3 hrs
BIOL 326L Physiology Laboratory 2 hrs
EDUC 233 Topics: Theory of Coaching 2 hrs
PHED 100 Integrated Fitness I .5 hr
PHED 101 Integrated Fitness II .5 hr
PHED 140 First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 2 hrs
PHED 150 Basic Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 2 hrs
PHED 350 Advanced Care, Prevention and Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries and Illnesses 3 hrs

Students who have employment goals with professional or semi-professional sports organizations should select their electives from the following:
MGMT 361 Human Resource Management 3 hrs
MGMT 362 Organizational Behavior 3 hrs
MKTG 332 Public Relations 3 hrs
MKTG 335 Advertising and Sales Promotion 3 hrs
SOCI 230 The Sociology of Sport 3 hrs