Sport Management Degree (B.S.)

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Sport Management B.S. Degree

Sport Management Major

Sports and athletics are an important part of our society. Sport Managers are required to plan, organize, promote and direct sporting activities. Our sports management degree is for Minnesota students who are looking for the skills and preparation to fill these roles.

Students in the Sport Management Bachelor of Science 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.


At Crown College, well over 90% of our new graduates are employed or continuing their education in a master’s degree program.

The Office of Career Development at Crown is here to help you with your future career and can assist with resume development, career counseling, internships, and job placement. We encourage you to visit the office during your first year to begin planning your internship opportunities as well as developing a professional network.

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 Department of Business and Sport Management prepares 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, business and managerial preparation, resulting in vocational competence, evangelism and discipleship skills, as well as an enhanced spiritual life.

In addition, many of our students choose to participate in supervised internship programs to gain field experience in their respective area of study.

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