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BA in Sports Management

Bachelor of Arts
Major: BA in Business

This program is designed to prepare individuals for a career in sports management and business. It offers a double major with courses offered in Sports Management and Business, with an emphasis on Christian service in the growing area of sports business. This program prepares individuals to use athletics and leadership principles and skills to the daily arena of sports and business. The program culminates with an internship with an opportunity to apply the principles of sports management and business.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the appropriate organizational and administrational procedure for sports and recreational activities.
  • Analyze a business operation and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the psychological and spiritual aspects of sports.
  • Evaluate financial condition and statements of a business and propose courses of action.
  • Apply the principles for effective management in a variety of sports applications and situations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical dilemmas involved in sports today.

Required Courses

GENERAL EDUCATION - 43 Credits

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RELIGION - 18 Credits

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SPORTS MANAGEMENT MAJOR/CORE - 21 Credits

The following major courses are required. In addition, students must complete fifteen (15) hours of electives in one of two emphases: Sports Management or Coaching (see below).

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Internships

Students must complete six (6) hours of Internships from the following:

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Text: Coaching Internship

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Sports Management Emphasis Electives - 9 Credits

Students must choose nine (9) hours from the following list of courses:

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Coaching Electives - 9 Credits

Students must choose nine (9) hours from the following list of courses:

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BUSINESS MAJOR - 30 Credits

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Career Development Seminar

Students are required to attend three (3) of the following:

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Business Roundtables/Forums

Students are required to attend two (2) of the following:

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Distinguished Speakers Series

Students are required to attend eight (8) of the following:

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School of Business and Government Conferences

Students are required to attend two (2) of the following: