Sports Management - Program Description
The BBA in Sport Management prepares individuals for professional careers within sport organizations, such as non-profit companies, commercial and private enterprises, government/public sector jobs, and various levels of professional sports.
The BBA in Sports Management will develop capable sport management professionals able to apply creative communication, leadership, and managerial skills in an array of positions in the sport industry. These positions can include sports administration, sales, marketing, public relations, information and media, operations, facilities, and event management. The program offers an exciting array of sports management courses that provide students experiential learning opportunities and hands-on application throughout their journey. The program also offers various culminating experience options that include applied senior level courses and/or senior research project and/or semester internship.
Students In This Major:
- Will be prepared to be effective managers and leaders in the various skills, roles, and functions of sport management professionals.
- Develop communication and technical skills needed to be effective professionals in various sport management settings.
- Will gain valuable hands-on experience and developmental insights from applied learning opportunities throughout the program.
- Students must have prerequisites to enroll in a Math GER 1 course. (Math A Exam plus 1 year) and ENGL 101.
- Students transferring into the 2nd semester or later of the program must have completed a Math GER 1 course with a 2.0, and Basic Communications GER 10 with at least a 2.5.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0182)
Semester I Credits
|BSAD 100||Introduction to Business||3|
|CITA 110||Intro to Information Technology||3|
|Expository Writing (GER 10) OR
Oral and Written Expression (GER 10)
|Math (GER 1)||3-4|
Semester II Credits
|ACCT 101||Foundations of Financial Accounting||4|
|SPMT 101||Foundations of Sports Management||3|
|SPMT 202||Sport in Society||3|
Semester III Credits
|BSAD 201||Business Law I||3|
|SPMT 240||Sports Governance||3|
|FSMA 210||Introduction to Finance||3|
|Natural Science (GER 2)||3-4|
Semester IV Credits
|BSAD 301||Principles of Management||3|
|SPMT 241||Legal Issues in Sport||3|
|SPMT 242||Sports Finance||3|
Semester V Credits
|SPMT 203||Leadership for Sports Professionals||3|
|SPMT 307||Sports Marketing||3|
|SPMT 411||Sports Public Relations*||3|
|BSAD 310||Human Resource Management||3|
Semester VI Credits
|SPMT 306||Sports Operations & Facilities Management||3|
|SPMT 308||Sports Event Management||3|
|BSAD 319||Professional Ethics||3|
|U/L Program Elective||3|
Semester VII Credits
|SPMT 410||Orientation to Culminating Experience||1|
|U/L Program Elective||9|
Semester VIII Credits
|Sports Management Internship OR
Senior Project and U/L Program Electives
Recommended Program Electives
|SPMT 311||Sports Information||3|
|SPMT 312||Sports Entrepreneurship||3|
|Sport Sales and Sponsorship||3|
|SPMT 413||Contemporary Issues in College Sport Administration||3|
|SPMT 414||Labor Relations in Sport||3|
|SPMT 415||Research Methods in Sport Mgt||3|
|Other upper level BSAD courses are also accepted as Program Electives|
* Fulfills writing intensive requirement.
** Courses under development
U/L = Upper Level Courses (300/400)
GER = General Education Requirement
NOTE: Sports Management students must meet seven out of ten General Education Requirements including one and ten, 30 total General Education Requirements, and successfully complete the SUNY Canton Computer Competency requirement.
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