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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration–Sport Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration–Sport Management provides a background in the business of sport with a solid foundation in the core business disciplines. The curriculum for the sport management major includes specialized courses in economics, finance, marketing and management that emphasize the unique nature of the sport industry. Students can also select elective courses in sport psychology, public relations, and facilities and event management. Students are required to complete 150 hours of field practica in a business aspect of professional, collegiate, recreational or community sport.

Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration–Sports Management must complete the minimum course requirements as outlined in the following curriculum.

Freshman Year

FALL  CREDITS
ASC 1000 University Experience 1
BUS 1501 Foundations in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship 1 3
BUS 1801 Global Business Perspectives 3
BUS 2303 Macroeconomics 3
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
MTH 1701 College Algebra 3
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SPRING  CREDITS
BUS 1502 Foundations in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2 3
BUS 2304 Microeconomics 3
COM 1102 Writing About Literature 3
MTH 1702 Applied Calculus 3
  Restricted Elective (PSY) 3
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Sophomore Year

FALL  CREDITS
BUS 2211 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BUS 2601 Legal and Social Environments of Business 3
BUS 3501 Management Principles 3
  Restricted Elective* (COM) 3
  Restricted Elective (Science) 3
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SPRING  CREDITS
BUS 2212 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 2703 Statistics for Business 3
BUS 3504 Management Information Systems (CL) 3
BUS 3601 Marketing Principles 3
 

Restricted Elective (Science)

3
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Junior Year

FALL  CREDITS
BUS 3401 Corporate Finance 3
BUS 3509 Introduction to Sports Management 3
HUM 2051 Civilization 1 3
  Restricted Elective (BUS global emphasis) 3
  Restricted Elective (HUM/COM) 3
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SPRING CREDITS
BUS 3304

Sports Economics

3
BUS 3611 Entertainment and Sports Marketing 3
BUS 3704 Quantitative Methods 3
  Humanities Core Course 3
  Restricted Elective (HUM global emphasis) 3
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Senior Year

FALL  CREDITS
BUS 4501

Production/Operations Management

3
BUS 4502

Organizational Behavior and Theory

3
BUS 4783 Practicum Planning 0
BUS 4788 Business Plan Research (Q) 3
  Restricted Elective** 3
  Restricted Elective (HUM/COM) 3
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SPRING  CREDITS
BUS 4304

Sports Finance

3
BUS 4701

International Business

3
BUS 4702

Business Strategy and Policy

3
BUS 4786 Major Field Practicum 3
  Free Elective 3
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TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 121

*Restricted Elective (COM) can be Business and Professional  Writing (COM 2224), Writing for the Media (COM 2225) or Introduction to Communication (COM 2425).

**Can be either Public Relations (COM 3440) or Sports Psychology (PSY 2446).

Restricted Electives: Global Emphasis
Business
BUS 3801 Cross-Cultural Management
BUS 3802 Global Macroeconomic Issues
BUS 3805 Emerging Markets Strategies
BUS 4219 Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility
BUS 4516 Global Strategic Management of Technology
BUS 4686 International Marketing
BUS 4801 International Trade
BUS 4802 Global Accounting and Tax
BUS 4803 Global Financial Management
BUS 4804 Business In the Wester Hemisphere
Humanities  
HUM 2140 World Architecture
HUM 2141 World Art History 1: Pre-History to Early Global Awareness
HUM 2142 World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial
HUM 2385 Special Topics in World History
HUM 2480 Introduction to Political Science
HUM 3027

History and Culture of China

HUM 3085

Special Topics in Humanities 

HUM 3285

Special Topics in Literature

HUM 3351

History of Science and Technology: Ancient and Medieval 

HUM 3352

History of Science and Technology: Renaissance to Present 

HUM 3385

Special Topics in History 

HUM 3485

Special Topics in Social Science

HUM 3521

World Religions 

HUM 3552

Survey of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy 

Not all humanities core courses are offered online or every term; check the current schedule of classes for humanities core options. 

*Humanities Core Courses
HUM 2052 Civilization 2: Renaissance Through Modern 
HUM 2142  World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial 
HUM 2212 British and American Literature 1
HUM 2213 British and American Literature 2 
HUM 2331  American History: Pre-Columbian to Civil War Era 
HUM 2332  American History: From Reconstruction to the Present