BS in Sports Management

The sport management program combines fitness and business to prepare students for administrative, management, and marketing careers in the sports and recreation industries. This degree offers suitable preparation for health and fitness post-graduate programs. Graduation requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management include the successful completion of the Departmental Exit Exam.

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 66-72 hours

Christian Literacy – 18-24 hours

Lower Level Courses
  • BI 1211/1311 Life of Christ
  • BI 1214/1314 Book of Acts
  • BI 2202/2302 Pentateuch
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)
Upper Level Courses
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 11 hours

  • Mathematics Requirement: MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher
  • BIO 1300 Perspectives in Biology
  • BIO 1100 Perspectives in Biology Lab
  • BIO 2393 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 2193 Anatomy & physiology Lab

Information and Communication Literacy – 15 hours

Composition and Literature
  • EH 1301 English Composition I
  • EH 1302 English Composition II
  • EH 2301 or EH 2303 or EH 2304
Communication

EH 1303 Speech Communication

Technology

CA 1302 Computer Applications

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

Personal
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness
  • FE 1100 Freshman Experience
  • PE Activity – Two one-hour activity courses
  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Services Learning
Social Science

BA 2303 Macroeconomics

Major Field Requirements – 34 hours

  • PE 1317 Foundations of PE
  • PE 2301 Individual and Dual Sports
  • PE 2303 Team and Recreational Sports
  • PE 3300 Health Nutrition
  • PE 3303 Kinesiology
  • PE 3360 Exercise Physiology
  • PE 4302 Prevention and Treatment
  • PE 4304 Developing Fitness Programs
  • PE 4305 Psychology of Coaching
  • PE 3315 First Aid
  • PE 4495 Sports Management Internship

Required Business Courses – 18 hours

  • BA 2301 Accounting I
  • BA 2302 Accounting II
  • BA 3380 Legal Environment of Business I
  • BA 3381 Legal Environment of Business II
  • MN 3300 Principles of Management
  • MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing

Electives – 6 hours

Total Hours – 124-130 hours

Note: 48 Hours of upper level credits are required for graduation. This number decreases by one hour for each upper level BI course taken for 2-hour credit.

Graduation requirement for the Bachelor of Science in Sports Management include successful completion of the Departmental Exit Exam.