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The BBA with a concentration in Sport Management is directed toward developing an advanced knowledge base in the business aspects of the social institution of sport. The program develops the individual’s intellect, knowledge and analytical skills in this area as the students learn a variety of business principles and applications of those principles in the context of the sport industry.
Students in this degree program become simultaneously acquainted with the more sophisticated aspects of the sport industry itself and are able to understand the business aspects of that industry rather than the perspective viewed by the experienced spectator, participant or sport aficionado. The degree program provides students the opportunity to work in a management, executive or academic setting in the field of sport. The program adheres to the mission of the University by developing competencies related to working in nonprofit foundations as well as various community outreach programs and other nonprofit amateur sports organizations.
To fulfill requirements for award of a BBA in Sport Management, a student must complete each of the following:
A. 45 semester hours of Core Business Classes. Click here to view core business classes.
B. 18 hours in the Sport Management concentration:
|Department||Course Number||Course Name|
|SMHP||3301||Intro to Sport Management|
|SMHP||3302||Human Factors in Sport Management|
|SMHP||3303||Seminar in Sports Orgs & the Public Market|
|SMHP||3319||Internship in Sport Management|
|BMKT||3333||Integrated Marketing Communication|
|PEHP||4345||Psychomotor Dev: Educational Implications|
Manage and lead employees in the areas of finance and revenue, customer service, building and equipment maintenance, event planning, operations and safety.
Academic, Compliance, Operations, Administration, Athletic, Training and a variety of services to a University Athletic Department that are not related to coaching.
Working in a non-profit sports organization requires a variety of skills and even Executive Directors are involved in day-to-day activities. The major positions include event management, event operations, community outreach programs, liaison with professional sports teams, hospitality and hotel industry, as well as a variety of public institutions.
These positions almost always begin with an internship in an area such as marketing and ticket sales. Career wise high performing interns have risen to Vice Presidents from being an intern for talent scouts.
Work in a variety of enterprises; One graduate organizes the travel and activities for Oscar de la Hoya Enterprises where a week is spent promoting a boxing match prior to the actual match.
Includes national governing bodies of international sports such as Track and Field or Swimming. The international counterpart governs the sport internationally and promotes the international events. The US Olympic Committee is a subservient organization to the International Olympic Committee. These organizations hire a variety of managers, marketers, operations directors, high performance directors and other staff to oversee the team selection, travel to and from and competing in major national and international competitions and to oversee development activities.