The minor in Sports management is designed to give students the opportunity to complement a major program of study with a concentration of courses in the sports management industry. These courses will provide them with desirable credentials which will enhance future employment opportunities. Students will be introduced to the basic principles of management, marketing, law, finance, and ethics in sport. Students will have an opportunity to apply the basic principles to practical situations in the sport management industry; such as, facility and event planning, budgeting, and facility operations for the professional , semi-professional and collegiate sports venues. Students completing this minor will be equipped for graduate level inquiry and/or relevant careers in the sport management industry.
|PHYD 130||Introduction to Sports Management 1||3|
|PHYD 330||Events and Facility Management 1||3|
|IDIS 230||Sports Law||3|
|MKTG 301||Principles of Marketing||3|
|PHYD 499||Sports Management Internship 1||3|
|One of the following electives||3|
|Topics in Speech Communication 2|
|Principles of Management|
Note: With the exception of PHYD 130 Introduction to Sports Management, PHYD 330 Events and Facility Management, and PHYD 499 Sports Management Internship, all other Physical Education (PHYD) courses are graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory (SA or UN grades) and may not be taken for a letter (A-F) grade. PHYD courses taken as SA/UN do not ever count toward a student’s grade point average. PHYD 130 Introduction to Sports Management, PHYD 330 Events and Facility Management, and PHYD 499 Sports Management Internship letter (A-F) grades do count toward a student’s grade point average.
Approved topics of this course may count toward the minor.