2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Sports Management, B.S.


Baccalaureate Degree and Residency Requirements

All requirements for an undergraduate degree are listed in the undergraduate academic information and academic policies and regulations sections in this catalog. These requirements include general education requirements and a graduation requirement of at least one course in religion or theology.

Learning Outcomes


Departmental Learning Outcomes:  

  • Graduates will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally (o) and in writing (w).  
  • Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical environment impacting business organizations and exhibit an understanding and appreciation of the ethical implications of decisions.  
  • Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the importance of the impact of globalization and diversity in modern organizations.  
  • Graduates will demonstrate an ability to engage in critical thinking by analyzing situations and constructing and selecting viable solutions to solve problems.  
  • Graduates will demonstrate and ability to work effectively with others.  
  • Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of current information, theories and models, and techniques and practices in all of the major business disciplines including general areas of Accounting, Management, Marketing, Sports Management, and Quantitative Analysis.  

 Program Learning Outcomes:  

  • Comprehend the global nature of sport in society and recognize its impact on a national and international scale.  
  • Analyze and interpret data to understand its potential power in the dynamic business of sport.  Graduates will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally (o) and in writing (w).  
  • Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical environment impacting business organizations and exhibit an understanding and appreciation of the ethical implications of decisions.  
  • Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the importance of the impact of globalization and diversity in modern organizations.  
  • Graduates will demonstrate an ability to engage in critical thinking by analyzing situations and constructing 

General Education Requirements


The 42 credit hours of general education requirements are presented in the General Education  section in this catalog. A course that meets a general education requirement may also meet a course requirement in the major or a course requirement in another discipline.

The following specific general education courses must be chosen to meet the requirements for this major:

Courses Required in the Major


Courses Required in Other Disciplines


Concentrations for the Sports Management Major


Accounting , Finance , and Management  concentrations are also available with the Sports Management major. See detailed information regarding concentrations in the concentration section.

Accelerated Master’s Approved Courses for Business Programs


Any undergraduate student who meets the prerequisites in place for the graduate degrees outlined below, are qualified to apply for admission into the accelerated master’s programs. Students must submit the Accelerated Master’s Program Application.

Degree and Tuition Policies

Once admitted to a master’s program through the Accelerated Path, students may take up to a maximum of 9 credit hours of graduate coursework (as listed below the major requirements) and have those hours count toward both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Students will be charged at the undergraduate rate and retain eligibility for undergraduate scholarships. For each semester in which they take courses for both undergraduate and graduate credit, students must complete a “mixed credit” registration form that is approved by the graduate program director, department chair and college dean. Students taking courses for graduate credit must adhere to all relevant graduate policies.

Students admitted to an Accelerated Path Master’s Program must meet all graduate program admission requirements at the time they complete the baccalaureate degree and must meet all degree completion requirements of the graduate program.

Approved MBA in Applied Business Analytics Path


Three courses (9 credit hours) from the following list can be counted for both undergraduate and graduate as part of the accelerated master’s program to the Applied Business Analytics, M.B.A. 

Approved Master of Management and Leadership Path


Three courses (9 credit hours) from the following list can be counted for both undergraduate and graduate as part of the accelerated master’s program to the Management & Leadership, M.M.L. 

Approved MS in Supply Chain path


Three courses (9 credit hours) from the following list can be counted for both undergraduate and graduate as part of the accelerated master’s program to the Supply Chain Management, M.S.