The Sport Science and Management Department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sport Management, a Sport Management minor, and various one credit courses in Physical Education.
The Sport Science and Management major is designed to provide students with an applied business degree for the sports environment/industry. Majors acquire a strong foundation in management, finance, accounting, marketing, communications, ethics and legal aspects of business. Specific courses in Sport Management provide students with an understanding of the role of sport in society, the role of management in sport, and opportunities to apply their knowledge in sport-related organizations.
Students supplement classroom teaching with a variety of practical experiences through field trips. They also work in sport management settings through academic service learning and gain field experience by working in sport management settings. Students in sport management gain both knowledge and practical experience, which are necessary for their future success in a variety of sport management careers.