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Sport Management Minor

Coordinator: Denise Farag, dfarag, x2615, T.J. Day 213
Transfer Advisor: Denise Farag
First-Year student contacts: Dr. Garry Killgore, gkillgor, x2410, HHPA 219 or
Dr. Jesus Illundain, jilunda, x2362, TJ Day 310

The Sport Management minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to allow students the opportunity to obtain theoretical knowledge in the fields of business, economics, philosophy, and health and human performance and apply it to the study of sport management. Courses in this minor encourage critical analysis of the cultural and social significance of sport, the need for ethical and moral decision-making and the role of sport as business. 

GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS:

FALL SEMESTER:

    For non-business majors:

ECON 210: Principles of Economics and BNSS 250 Contemporary Business

    For business majoring

ECON 210 and BNAC 260 Financial Accounting would be appropriate courses. These courses serve as prerequisites for other requirements of the minor.

SPRING SEMESTER:

MAJOR/MINOR SPECIFIC ADVISING INFORMATION:

CORE:

BNSS 250 Contemporary Business*; ECON 210 Principles of Economics; BNSS 350 The Management of Sport; ECON 321 Economics of Sports OR ECON 322 Economics of College Sports

Remaining courses selected from the following: PHIL/SOAN 210 Sport, Philosophy and Society; HHPA 350 Psychological Aspects of Sport and Physical Education; HHPA 390 Organization and Administration of Physical Education; HHPA 410 Gender Issues in Education and Sport; HHPA 425 Sport in American Society; HHPA 485 Coaching as a Profession; or HHPA 487 Internship 

*Due to overlap in course content, BUSN 250 waived for students completing the 24-credit BUSN core sequence (260, 261, 301, 321, 340, and 341).