Students complete coursework within the sport administration discipline, as well as supporting disciplines including business administration, management, accounting, computer technology, and sociocultural and behavioral aspects of sport, leading to a Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration degree. Examples of major coursework include
SPRT106: Introduction to Sport Administration, SPRT223: Contemporary Problems in Sport Administration, SPRT321: Management and Leadership of Sport, SPRT324: Sport Law and Ethics, SPRT340: Sport Media Communications, SPRT357: Sport Business Finance and
SPRT401: Sport Facility Management.
Two new courses will be offered during the 2011-2012 academic year: SPRT233: Sport Sales, Sponsorship and Fundraising and SPRT335: Community Relations. Students will begin to gain valuable practical experience through professional development actvities with campus and local sport organizations within the Community Relations course.
Upon the completion of all coursework, students will pursue a 12 credit, 480 hour internship or "
" in collaboration with a faculty supervisor and industry mentor.
Students must achieve a "C" grade in all major courses.
Graduates are prepared to pursue careers in Marketing, Sales and Sponsorship, Event Planning, Administration and Facility Management in professional, amateur, educational and community sport settings.
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