Undergraduate Course Catalog 2007-2008

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 59

Sport Management majors are required to complete all core courses and 18 hours of electives.  Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 to remain in good academic standing in the major.  Program advisors will inform students of their GPA at each semester's advising appointment.  A letter will be sent to students who drop below the minimum GPA for two semesters advising them that they have been dropped from the major.  Students dropped from the Sport Management major may petition one time to be readmitted to the program.  For graduation, students must earn a "C" or better in all Sport Management courses.

Students must have current 1st Aid and CPR to enroll in 16-480. See other pertinent policies below.

I. Core Courses (41)
A. Sport Management-Related Courses (29)
16-171 First Aid and Adult CPR (1)
16-196 Human Anatomy (3)
16-202 Foundations of Sport and Fitness Management (3)
16-212 General Conditioning (3)
16-258 Sport Leadership and Program Development (3)
16-275 Health Education (3)
16-362 Facility Management (3)
16-370 Legal Aspects of Sport (3)
16-410 Research Methods in Sport Science (3)
16-480 Sport Management Internship (4)
B. Business-Related Courses (12)
25-200 Principles of Marketing (3)
61-200 Principles of Management (3)
61-355 Service Management (3)
61-360 Human Resource Management (3)

II. Electives (18)

Sport Management Majors are required to select 18 hours of electives from the following courses, of which 6 hours must be 300- or 400-level courses. The elective courses will be selected in consultation with the student's faculty advisor.
16-197 Human Physiology (3)
16-211 Weight Training (3)
16-250 Introduction to Athletic Training (3)
16-256 Sport Psychology (3)
16-260 History and Sociology of Sports (3)
16-271 Nutrition and Exercise (3)
16-281 Sport and Exercise Promotion (3)
16-290 Developing Physical Training Programs (3)
16-314 Financing Sports (3)
16-330 Teaching Group Exercise (3)
16-340 Kinesiology (3)
16-343 Sport Performance Enhancement (3)
16-345 Exercise Physiology (3)
16-350 Exercise Prescription for Varied Populations (3)
16-360 Sport Program Administration (3)
16-366 Corporate Health and Fitness Programming (3)

III.  The advanced writing requirement of the General Education Requirement is fulfilled by the successful completion of 16-410, Research Methods in Sport Science.

IV. Students must complete an application and be accepted into 16-480, Sport Management Internship.  Students need to see their academic advisor or the Sport Management Program Director for the course application and its related deadlines.