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Undergraduate Catalog 2020 - 2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management, B.S. in Ed.

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The undergraduate degree in sport management offers individuals the opportunity to combine business acumen, leadership, marketing, event and facility management, and entertainment into a rewarding career in the field of sport.

What careers can this major prepare you for?

A degree in sport management is a valuable asset in obtaining employment in careers such as: Professional sport, Municipal recreation, Resort management, Golf course management, Gymnasium ownership, Sport commissions, Sport marketing, Sport finance, Sport research, Intercollegiate sport, Campus recreation, Private club management, Fitness and wellness facilities, Corporate recreation.

What skills are developed within this major?

Skills developed within this major include: Leadership and management in sport. The ability to analyze various sport scenarios; sport research, management of sport facilities, resources and people; communication, problem-solving, sport budgeting and finance.

Hours Required for Degree

Minimum hours required for degree: 120

Major-Field Requirements

GPA Requirement/Grade Restriction

  1. All students must achieve a minimum cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.50
  2. All students must maintain a grade-point average of at least 2.75 for professional coursework in education. No grades of D or F will be accepted. No grade lower than B will be accepted in the practicum experience.

A. General Education and Prerequisite Requirements

General Education and Prerequisite Requirements

The courses listed in this section are designed to meet some GenEd08 requirements and provide coursework prerequisites to the professional and major components of the program.

Note: Not all general education requirements are listed here; students must consult program and department advisers for advice on general education course selection. In some cases, the listed courses exceed the university GenEd08 requirements.

Social Science

  • A second approved Social Science course is required - check general education requirements for ALAAME courses - must be from a department other than Economics.

Social Diversity

B. Sport Management Requirements

C. Physical Skills (1 course)

  • Select a one credit PES/PED activity course.

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