Minor in Sport Management

Sport Management Standards

The Sport Management Minor is modeled to frame the NASPE-NASSM Content Standards for undergraduate Sport Management programs. The standards encompass 10 core areas that include: Behavioral Dimensions of Sport; Management and Organizational Skills; Ethics in Sport Management; Marketing in Sport; Communication in Sport; Finance in Sport; Economics in Sport; Legal Aspects of Sport; Governance in Sport; and Field Experience in a Sport Setting.

Candidates completing this minor must complete a total of 27 credits, including 21 credits of required courses and 6 approved elective credits from the courses listed below. Candidate must also achieve the following in addition to completing the course requirements:

  1. A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in all required and elective minor courses.

  2. A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the minor.

Required Courses

HPSS 3322Introduction to Sport Psychology3
HPSS 3364Introduction to Sport Law3
HPSS 3366Sport Marketing3
HPSS 4473Sport Facilities and Event Management3
HPSS 4490Practicum in Physical Education3
MGT 3312Individual and Organizational Behavior3
MGT 4473Human Resource Management3
Sport Management Elective Courses (6 credits):6
Principles of Macroeconomics (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)
Principles of Microeconomics (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)
Corporate Financial Management
Organization and Administration of Intramural Sports
Organization and Administration of Physical Education
PE Workshop 1
Issues in Sport
Business Statistics (Satisfies General Education Objective 3)
Introduction to Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Total Credits27