Sport Management Degree (B.S.)

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Sport Management Degree

Bachelor of Science

Sport Management Degree Overview

Sports and athletics are an important part of our society. Sport Managers are required to plan, organize, promote and direct sporting activities. Sport management majors are prepared to fill these roles.

Students in the sport management degree program investigate the social, ethical, economic, legal and political factors impacting the management and administration of sport organizations. The application of management principles to the sport industry distinguishes this program from the others offered in the department. Sport management majors learn about finance, law, organization management, personnel and marketing.

Students have the opportunity to be involved in the intercollegiate athletic department, the intramural program and the professional sport arena. An internship, which offers students the opportunity to practice what has been learned in their courses and to further their learning, is a requirement for graduation

Sport Management Major (B.S.) Courses

Program Requirements

Christian Studies Core

I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits

General Education Core

II. General Education - 30 Credits

Major Core

IV. Electives - 15 Credits *

Total - 125 Credits

1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. In addition, some courses required by the major can be used to fulfill requirements in the Christian Studies or General Education Cores. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Sport Management Major

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Spring Semester - 16 Credits

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Spring Semester - 16 Credits

Departmental Acceptance

Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the Sport Management major.

Junior Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 16 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

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Business and Sport Management Department

The mission of the Department of Business and Sport Management is to prepare men and women for various business and information technology opportunities within the marketplace, the church and church-related organizations, both in North America and on the mission field.

Each business program integrates biblical studies, liberal arts courses, and business and managerial preparation, resulting in vocational competence, evangelism and discipleship skills, as well as an enhanced spiritual life. Supervised field experience is available through an internship program.