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Required Courses

The Sport Management curriculum is based on a sound philosophical foundation involving the business of sport. This foundation combines conceptual, managerial, and practical skills and experiences to best prepare students to be future leaders in the field of Sport Management.

The sport internship is the capstone course for the major. The sport internship is a 12-credit course that provides students with the opportunity to apply learned sport management skills, theories, and ideas in a work experience. The internship is designed to be an in-depth experience. Students are encouraged to consider internships that reflect their own career interests in the sport industry. The sport internship is a minimum of twelve weeks working forty hours per week.

Sequence of Required Courses

First Year
First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
Core 3 Core 3
Core 3 Core 3
SMG 101 Intro. to Sport Mgmt. 3 SMG 110 Sport in Society 3
BUS 205 Macroeconomics 3 BUS 206 Microeconomics 3
BUS 208 Principles of Management 3 BUS 269 Principles of Marketing 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15
Sophomore Year
First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
Core 3 Core 3
Core 3 Core 3
BUS 300 Quantitative Methods I 3 Core 3
SMG 201 Sport & Athletic Admin. 3 SMG 210 Sport Event & Facility Mgmt. 3
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting 3 BUS 306 Organizational Behavior 3
    Elective 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 18
Junior Year
First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
Core 3 Core 3
Core 3 Core 3
Core 3 SMG 310 Sport Law 3
SMG 301 Sport Marketing 3 BUS 360 Management of Human Resources 3
BUS 352 Business Law 3 MIS 110 Intro. to Information Sys. 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15
Senior Year
First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
Core 3 SMG 410 Internship 6
SMG 401 Sport Economics 3 Elective 6
SMG 410 Internship 6 BUS 371 Finance 3
BUS 415 International Business 3    
       
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15
Total required for graduation: 123 credits