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Sport Management Area

This area prepares students for a variety of administrative positions within the sport, business, tourism and recreational industries.

Course Offerings

Students choosing this track with the Sport Management Area  must have passed ENG 112 with a C grade to take core classes above HP 315 Introduction to Sport Management. There is a portfolio and internship requirement for the Sport Management Area.

Sport Management Area – 57 Hours

Core Requirements – 39 Hours

Take each course on this list:
HP 201 History and Philosophy of Health, Physical Education and Sport 3
HP 315 Introduction to Sport Management 3
HP 360 Gender and Diversity Issues 3
HP 370 Sport Facility Design and Management 3
HP 371 Sport Finance (HP 315 prerequisite) 3
HP 394 Event Management in Sport 3
HP 405 Sport Marketing 3
HP 415 Ethics in Sport 3
HP 430 Psychology of Sport 3
HP 444 Sport Policy and Governance 3
HP 445 Sport and the Law 3
HP 485 Internship 6

Electives – 18 Hours

Choose courses from this list totaling at least 18 hours:
HP 234 Safety in Sport and Physical Activity 2
HP 300 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (Pre: BIO 221 or HP 230)3
HP 325 Sport and Media 3
HP 350 Leadership in Sport Tourism and Recreation 3
HP 355 Stress Management 3
HP/CHS 351 Christian Coaching 3
HP 375 Current Issues and Trends in Sport 3
HP 480 Special Topics 3
HP 485 Internship 1-3
BA 301 Marketing I (Prerequisite: ECO 222) 3
BA 302 Marketing II (Prerequisite: BA 301) 3
BA 303 Business Law I 3
BA 311 Principles of Management (Prerequisite: ECO 222) 3
BA 312 Organizational Behavior 3
BA 313 Small Business Management 3
BA 314 Human Resource Management (Prerequisite: BA 311) 3
BA 315 Sales Management 3
BA 384 Business Ethics 3
BA 402 Promotion Management 3
MAC 210 Mass Media and Society 3
MAC 240 Reporting and Newswriting 3
MAC 275 Broadcasting and Digital Media I 3
MAC 371 Writing for Public Relations 3
MAC 375 Broadcasting and Digital Media II 3
MAC 380 Special Topics 3