Business Related Programs

Sports Management

Title: 
Sports Management (HLC/DOE FA Hold)
Major: 
5828
Effective term: 
2015 Summer
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
18-22
Award type: 
CCL
Revision ID: 
245
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Sports Management program examines the expanding field of sports management. Includes management in professional sports, community sports, and non-profit sporting organizations, as well as related business practices such as accounting and marketing. Explores job opportunities in intercollegiate and interscholastic athletics, professional sports, sports marketing and sales, public relations, facility management, and sporting event management along with consideration of the educational requirements for each.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

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Requirements
Credits:15-16
EXS150Introduction to Sports Management 3
NMS160Sports Media Careers 3
ACC111Accounting Principles I 3
MKT271Principles of Marketing 3
 
EXS205Introduction to Sports Law (3) OR
GBS205Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business (3) 3
 
EXS270AASports and Athletics Internship (1) OR
GBS270AABusiness Internship (1) OR
Relevant workforce experience approved by program director 0-1
Restricted Electives
Credits:3-6
ECN110Economics of Sports 3
EXS175Ethics of Sports 3
EXS241History of Sports in the United States 3
 
EXS 260 Principles of Officiating (2) OR
EXS260++Any sport-related Officiating course (2-3) 2-3
 
EXS265Theory of Coaching (3) OR
EXS265++Any sport-specific Theory of Coaching course (3) 3
 
HRM145Events Management 3
SOC220Sports and Society 3
GBS151Introduction to Business 3
JRN203Writing for Online Media 3
 
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
AND
JRN201Newswriting (3) 6
 
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
AND
JRN212Broadcast Writing (3) 6
 
PSY101Introduction to Psychology (3) AND
PSY215Introduction to Sport Psychology (3) 6
Competencies
  1. Identify career opportunities in sport management. (EXS150)
  2. Describe the organizations, overarching principles, and common practices in sports management industry. (EXS150)
  3. Identify contemporary societal factors affecting sports management. (NMS160)
  4. Describe the evolution and importance of the various types of media in sports management. (NMS160)
  5. Use basic accounting principles to develop and maintain business financial records. (ACC111)
  6. Describe important aspects of an effective marketing plan and/or promotional program. (MKT271)
  7. Distinguish and evaluate the efficacy of various advertising and promotion strategies. (MKT271)
  8. Apply general principles to development of a sports-related marketing plan and/or promotional program. (MKT271)
  9. Describe legal aspects of business management, including regulation, licensing, reporting, and compliance requirements and and their application to sports-related professions. (EXS205, GBS205)
  10. Apply relevant concepts, practices and skills from program to complete individualized sports management project(s). (EXS270AA, GBS270AA)
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