Sport Management

Why Sport Management?

Develops business skills necessary to work in the administrative, management, or marketing departments of athletic organizations. Very exciting and challenging positions available in sports industries • Parks & Recreation

Job Opportunities

  • Athletic Director
  • Team Management
  • Sport Marketing
  • Athletic Administrator
  • Ticket Sales
  • Fitness Manager
  • Services for Student Athletes
  • Intramural Director
  • Sales of Sporting Goods
  • Event Management
  • Arena Management

Degree Plan

B.S. in Sport Management - Fall 2015 (PDF)

Cognate Requirements

ACCT 281 Financial Accounting (3 credit hours)
ACCT 283 Managerial Accounting (3 credit hours)
BUS 210 Business Communications (3 credit hours)
BUS 322 Management (3 credit hours)
BUS 328 Organizational Behavior (3 credit hours)
BUS 437 Business and Professional Ethics (3 credit hours)
COMM 294 Public Relations (3 credit hours)
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credit hours)
ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)

Major Requirements

PESS 220 Introduction to Sport Management (3 credit hours)
PESS 335 Sport Psychology (3 credit hours)
PESS/BUS 344 Sport Marketing (3 credit hours)
PESS 421 Sport Management Capstone (3 credit hours)

A student must complete 124 credit hours of coursework for graduation.  60 hours must be from an accredited four-year institution and 30 hours must be completed at Southwestern College.


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