|Sport Management students will:
- Prepare for a career in sport management by learning fundamental management theories and case studies that illustrate their application.
- Become familiar with the financial reporting and tracking systems most commonly utilized in the sports/entertainment industry today.
- Be introduced to sport promotion, advertising, and marketing through textbook study, field trips, and team projects.
- Develop technical knowledge and skills through study of management information systems, macro-economics, and statistics.
- Become acquainted with the historical, cultural, and sociological factors underlying the evolution of organized sports in the United States and other parts of the world.
- Be able to apply general sport management principles and techniques in real-world settings through simulations and projects related to event planning, promotion, staffing, scheduling, and hosting.
|The "Sport Management" track offers coursework for the student interested in sport and recreation careers in the private/commercial sector, public recreation and park agencies, and corporate/industrial settings. Students completing this program will be qualified to seek employment in a recreational setting or to transfer the degree into a four-year sport and recreational management program.
|Recommended Course of Study:
|Introduction to Computer Applications
or Computer Apps II
Principles of Management
American Minority Groups
|Introduction to Psychology*
Introduction to Literature or Business Communications
Principles of Marketing
Intro to Sport Management
Natural Science Elective*
|Principles of Accounting I
Sport in American Society
Social Science Elective
Principles of Accounting II
Management Information Systems
Sport Facility and Event Management
Co-Op or Elective
*Developmental courses may be required as prerequisites
Click here for course descriptions.