Business: Sport Management

This Business: Sport Management program is designed to prepare individuals for a career in sport management. It offers an interdisciplinary focus with courses offered in sport management and business, with an emphasis on Christian service in the growing area of sport business. Sport management is the application of business and management knowledge and leadership principles and skills to the daily arena of sport. This program prepares individuals to use athletics and recreation to manage sport in a variety of sport settings. The program culminates with a coaching internship in an athletic program that provides the student with an opportunity to apply the principles of sport management.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the Business: Sport Management program the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the psychological and spiritual aspects of sports.
  • Understand the principles for effective management in a variety of sport applications and situations.
  • Serve in both sacred and secular contexts.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical dilemmas involved in sports today.
  • Participate and take leadership roles in extracurricular activities.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate organizational and administrative procedures for sports and recreational activities.
Degree Title: Bachelor of Arts
Available Formats: Traditional Undergraduate
Program Core Credit Hours: 124 semester credit hours
Additional Academic Requirements: 

General Education = 45 Credit Hours
Religion = 18 Credit Hours
An additional hour of Cross Cultural Experience is required.


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