May 27, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog V2 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog V2 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, Sports Management Concentration, B.S.

The Sports Management Concentration is designed to provide the student with a view of the opportunities associated with managing sports and leisure service organizations. Students will be exposed to topics such as risk management, safety, insurance and liability issues in the sports environment. The program will explore the process of planning, designing, equipping, staffing, scheduling, financing and managing a sports and recreation facility. Students will also apply the fundamental principles and practices of marketing to sports and leisure management.

Graduates with a Business Administration degree may take advantage of the College’s Five Year Bachelor/Master Program, and complete their MBA with just one additional year of full time study.  Generous scholarship supports students wishing to undertake this challenge.

Program Goals:

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, students will:

  • demonstrate an ability to conduct relevant research in their field of business and/or their concentration.
  • exhibit mastery of basic business knowledge, concepts, and terminology in the specific areas of marketing, management, accounting, and finance.
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their field.
  • develop the skills necessary to continued success in their fields including leadership abilities and a heightened sense of social responsibility and ethics.

Suggested sequence of courses:

Freshman Year

Fall Semester (15 Credits)

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester (15 Credits)

Spring Semester (15 Credits)

Junior Year

Senior Year

Minimum credits required: 120