Sport Management Certificate Program
Certificate - Business Administration Department
|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|Introduction to Business||BUS101||3||ESL098 or RDG095 and ESL099 or ENG090 or placement|
|Applications/Concepts||CIT110||3||ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|Principles of Sport Management||SPM101||3||pre/co-req BUS101|
|Sport Facility and Event Management||SPM211||3||SPM101|
|Sport Law and Ethics||SPM213||3||SPM101|
|Sport Marketing and Promotion||SPM215||3||SPM101|
|Option Electives (Choose 1)|
|Principles of Accounting I||ACC101||3||ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
This certificate will introduce students to the principles and concepts of sport management operations. It will provide a foundation for students interested in this field. The discipline specific courses will provide students with an introduction to areas that are critical for success in the sport management industry.
Students will gain specific competencies in management, marketing, communications and operations as they relate to the sport and leisure industry. Students will have the foundation to continue their education whether it is to complete their A.S. degree or seek entry- level positions in the field.
This option prepares students to seek employment in many entry-level positions in the areas of health and fitness, sport and leisure, park and recreation and the professional sport industry including opportunities in the management of professional , college, secondary school and community sports.
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS CONCENTRATION GRADUATES WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Apply the foundational concepts of managerial, marketing and leadership skills to a sport management enterprise/environment.
- Understand the basic principles of sport management and apply research and theory to solve sport and event management issues.
- Integrate principles of management to organize people and resources to succeed in the sport management industry.