2022-23 University Bulletin 
    
    Jun 25, 2024  
2022-23 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management, B.S.


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NY State Program Code: 33785
HEGIS Code: 1299.30
CIP Code: 31.0504

Required GPA: 2.75
Credits Required for Major: 63
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

The Sport Management undergraduate program prepares students for a career in collegiate, professional and amateur sport organizations. Two concentrations are offered in: 1. management; marketing; communications; entrepreneurship and 2. youth sport programming and recreational sport administration. Students are introduced to all aspects of sport marketing and communications, event management, youth-sport programming and development, administration and technology, and gain proficiency in marketing analysis and implementation, budget preparation, event management, facility operations, media operations and business management.

General Education


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major. Students completing the B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirement. There is no University requirement for a foreign language for the B.A. degree awarded by other schools of the University or for other bachelor’s degrees such as the B.S. or B.F.A. 

Sport Management Foundational Courses


All sport management majors are required to take 24 credits of foundational courses as outlined below.

(24 credits)

Management, Marketing, Communications & Entrepreneurship Concentration


Students concentrating in management, marketing, communications & entrepreneurship are required to take the four (4) required courses listed below.

(12 credits)

Electives in Management, Marketing, Communication & Entrepreneurship


Students choosing a concentration in Management, Marketing, Communication & Entrepreneurship are required to take 12 credits of specialized electives in Management, Marketing, Communication & Entrepreneurship.

(12 credits)

Youth Sport Programming & Recreational Sport Administration Concentration


Students concentrating in Youth Sport Programming & Recreational Sport Administration are required to take the four (4) courses listed below.

(12 credits)

Electives in Youth Sport Programming & Recreational Sport Administration Concentration


Students choosing a concentration in Youth Sport Programming & Recreational Sport Administration are required to take 12 credits of specialized electives in Youth Sport Programming & Recreational Sport Administration.

(12 credits)

Strategic Sport Management Electives


Sport management majors are required to take 12 credits of strategic sport management electives in consultation with a program advisor from any of the following disciplines: SMP (0855), PED (0852), PES (0853), HED (0834), or ESC (0854)

(12 credits)

Practicum


Sport management majors are required to take a minimum of three (3) credits of practicum and up to six (6) credits in total. Credits above three (3) can be counted toward the elective requirements.

(3 - 6 credits)

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.S.
Required GPA: 2.75
Credits Required for Major: 63
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
SMP(0855) 205 Introduction to Sports Management 3              
SMP (0855) 208 Technology in Sport Management 3              
BUS (0204) 267 Business Communications 3              
MGT (0210) 262 The Art, Science and Practice of Management 3              
ACC (0201) Principles of Accounting I 3              
SMP (0855) 376 Social Structure and  Sport 3              
SMP (0855) 380 Sport Leadership 3              
SMP (0855) 265 Introduction to Sport Law & Labor Relations 3     or or or or or

Sport Management Concentrations and Concentration Electives

  • Management, Marketing, Communications & Entrepreneurship or
  • Youth Sport Programming & Recreational Sport Administration
24     or or or or or

Strategic Sport Management Electives

12     or or

or

or or
Practicum SMP 496, 497, 498 3 - 6     or or or or or

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