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 (21 credits):

MGT 3312Individual and Organizational Behavior3
MGT 4473Human Resource Management3
PE 3322Introduction to Sport Psychology3
PE 3364Introduction to Sport Law3
PE 3366Sport Marketing3
PE 4473Facilities Planning and Design3
PE 4490Practicum in Physical Education3

Sport Management Elective Courses (6 credits):

ECON 2201Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 2202Principles of Microeconomics3
FIN 3315Corporate Financial Management3
MGT 2216Business Statistics3
MKTG 2225Basic Marketing Management3
MKTG 4427Consumer Behavior3
PE 4465Organization and Administration of Intramural Sports3
PE 4475Organization and Administration of Physical Education3
PE 4491Physical Education Workshop 11-3
PE 4493Issues in Sport3