The BS in Sport Management prepares the student for work in intercollegiate and professional sports, facility management, recreation programs, the physical fitness industry, community-based sports, sports marketing, consulting and entrepreneurship.

 


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS



Sport Management majors must complete the following courses:

Code Course​ Credit
PE xxx​ Four (4) 1-credit hour Physical Education Activity courses ​ 4​
​PE 256 Introduction to Physical Education, Sports, & Exercise Science​ 3​
​PE 320 Sport Facility & Event Management​ 3​
​PE 325 ​Individual, Dual, and Team Sports 3​
​PE 333 Theory and Practice of Coaching​ 3​
​PE 350 Sport Sociology​ 3​
​PE 425 Sport Marketing​ 3​
​PE 450WI Sport Law​ 3​
​PE 452 Organization & Administration of Physical Education, Sports,​ 3​
and Exercise Science​
​PE 490 Internship (Either one 12-credit  hour course or two 6-credit​ 12​
hour courses)​
​PE 499 Adapted Physical Education, Sports, and Exercise Science​ 3​
                                                                                                           Subtotal:​ 43​
 

AND the following required Business courses:

 

Code Course​ Credit
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I​ 3​
​ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II​ 3​
​MGT 308WS Business Communications​ 3​
​ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics​ 3​
​MGT 301* Principles of Management​ 3​
​MGT 310* Organizational Behavior and Leadership Skills​ 3​
​MKG 301* Principles of Marketing​ 3​
​MKG 333* Sales and Customer Relationship Management ​3
MKG 336*​ Consumer Behavior​ 3​
​                                                                                                             Subtotal: 27​
 

AND the additional required courses:

 

Code Course Credit
COMM 101​ Introduction to Mass Communication​ 3​
MATH 112​ Modern Applications of Math (satisfies Core Mathematics ​ 3​
requirement)​
MATH 205​ Elementary Statistics​ 3​
​PSYC 201 Introduction to Psychology​ (satisfies Core Social Science 3​
requirement)​
PSYC 3xx​ 300-level Psychology Elective course​ 3​
XX xxx​ Required Elective (must be chosen from 200, 300, or 400 ​ 3​
level courses)​
                                                                                                             Subtotal:​ 18​
​                                                                                                                   Total: 88​
 

SPORT MANAGEMENT MAJOR Important Notes:

  • Courses with a prefix of PE and those designated with an asterisk (*) must earn a grade of “C” or better. The School of Education does not grant + or –grades.
  • Electives - Program electives must be chosen from 200, 300 or 400 level courses.

 


PROGRAM OF STUDY (POS)


Due to the large number of required major courses and semester specific major courses, the following Program of Study is recommended for Sport Management majors to stay on track to complete the degree and graduate in a timely manner.

Freshmen - Semester One (Fall)

Code Course Credit
ENGL 103 Introduction to Writing 3
MATH 112 Modern Applications of Mathematics 3
COMM 101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
PE 256 Introduction to PE, Sports & Exercise Science 3
PSYC 201 Introduction to Psychology 3
PE xxx Physical Education Activity 1
                                                                                                       Subtotal:​ ​16

Freshmen - Semester Two (Spring)

Code  Course Credit
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
HIST 150 Modern World History 3
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
MGT 308WS Business Communications 3
PE xxx Physical Education Activity           1
                                                                                                        Subtotal:​ 16​


Sophomore - Semester Three (Fall)

Code Course Credit  
ENGL 203 World Literature 3
ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II 3
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CS 150 Personal Productivity Using Technology 3
XX xxx Fine Arts Core 3
PE xxx Physical Education Activity 1
                                                                                                        Subtotal:​ 16​


Sophomore - Semester Four (Spring)

Code Course Credit 
PE 425  Sport  Marketing 3
PE 333 Theory and Practice of Coaching 3
PE 325 Individual, Dual and Team Sports 3
MATH 205 Elementary Statistics 3
XX xxx Physical or Earth Science with Lab                   4
                                                                                                          Subtotal:​ 16​


 Junior - Semester Five (Fall)

Code Course Credit 
PE 452​ Organization and Administration of Physical Education, Sports &​ 3​
Exercise Science​
(Prerequisite: PE 256 or permission by instructor)​
MGT 301* Principles of Management 3
MKG 301* Principles of Marketing 3
PE 320 Sport Facility and Event Management  3
(Prerequisite: PE 256 or permission by instructor)
MGT 310* Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
PE xxx Physical Education Activity 1
                                                                                                                Subtotal:​ 16​

 

Junior - Semester Six (Spring)

Code  Course  Credit
PE 499​ Adapted Physical Education, Sports & Exercise Science​ 3​
(Prerequisite: PE 256 & PE 330 or permission by instructor)
PE 350 Sport Sociology  (Prerequisite: PE 256 or permission by instructor) 3
MKG 333* Sales and Customer Relationship Management 3
MKG 336* Consumer Behavior 3
                                                                                                               Subtotal: 12​

 

Senior - Semester Seven (Fall)

Code  Course Credit
PE 450WI Sport Law(Prerequisite: PE 256 & PE 452 or permission by instructor)  3
PSYC 3xx One (1) 300-level Psychology elective 3
IS xxx International Studies 3
HUM xxx Humanities 3
XX xxx Required Elective 3
                                                                                                               Subtotal:​ 15​


 Senior - Semester Eight (Spring)

Code Course Credit
PE 490​ Internship (Either one 12-credit hour course or two 6-credit ​
hour courses)​
                                                                                                              Subtotal:​ 12​
      

 

                                                                                                                    Total:​ 120**​


 * Courses must earn a grade of “C” or better.  

** 120 Total credit hours include (1) credit hour of free elective which is not included in plan of study shown above.

 

 

 

 

 

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