B.A. Sport Management

Program Admission Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Sport Management.

General Education

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 66
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements 

HPSS 2222First Aid CPR and Sport Safety3
HPSS 2223Foundations of Physical Education and Sport3
HPSS 2243Anatomical Foundations of Human Activity3
HPSS 4454Senior Capstone3
Objective #1: To understand and appreciate the physical education and sport setting (16 credits)
Criteria for courses: Courses that fulfill this objective (a) introduce the concepts of sport and motor development, and (b) explore administrative duties in the athletic setting.
HPSS 2237Activity Performance Techniques III3
One (1) Field based PEAC course, examples include: 11
Beginning Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee
One (1) Court based PEAC course, examples include: 11
Beginning Tennis
Beginning Basketball
Beginning Volleyball
One (1) Lifetime activity PEAC course, examples include 11
Beginning Yoga
Beginning Kayaking
For a complete list, please see http://coursecat.isu.edu/undergraduate/allcourses/peac/ or see your advisor.
Additional Coursework:
HPSS 2281Practical Outdoor Skills1
HPSS 3322Introduction to Sport Psychology3
HPSS 4493Issues in Sport3
Choose three (3) credits from the following list of electives:3
Movement Theory and Motor Development
Physiology of Exercise
Kinesiology for Teachers and Coaches
Methods of Teaching Elementary Physical Education
Tests and Measurements in Physical Education
Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Methods of Teaching Secondary Physical Education
Adapted Physical Activity
Objective #2: To develop leadership and management skills (15 credits)
Criteria for courses: Courses that fulfill this objective (a) introduce the concepts of leadership in the sport setting, and (b) explore administrative duties in the athletic setting.
CMP 3347Sport Communication3
HPSS 3364Introduction to Sport Law3
HPSS 4473Sport Facilities and Event Management3
HPSS 4475Organization and Administration of Physical Education3
Approved Electives
Business and Professional Communication
Image Management
Groups and Communication
Communication Inquiry
Foundations of Leadership
Conflict Management
Objective #3: To understand and interpret the business setting (15 credits)
Criteria for courses: Courses that fulfill this objective (a) provide a business perspective of the understanding of the management setting; (b) provide understanding of human resource management; and (c) provide understanding of legal implications in running a business.
ACCT 3303Accounting Concepts3
HPSS 3366Sport Marketing3
MGT 3312Individual and Organizational Behavior3
MGT 4473Human Resource Management3
or MGT 4441 Leading in Organizations
Approved Electives
Principles of Accounting I
Principles of Accounting II
Introduction to Public Relations
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Corporate Financial Management
Business Statistics
Advanced Business Statistics
Legal Environment of Organizations
Leading in Organizations
Introduction to Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Community Planning
Administrative Law
Constitutional Law
Civil Rights and Liberties
Public Organizational Theory
Budgeting and Finance
Public Personnel Management
Labor Organization
Objective #4: To obtain practical experience in the field of sport management (3 credits)
Criteria for courses: Candidates will engage in a pre-approved 45-hour sports management internship.
HPSS 4490Practicum in Physical Education1-16
Total Credits 61

 Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements61
Upper Division Free Electives0
Free Electives22
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)