This course may be taken prior to or during the same term.
|Degree:||Bachelor of Science B.S.|
|Department:||Legal Studies, Public Administration and Sport Management|
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|College:||Education and Professional Studies|
The Sport Management program prepares students for entry-level careers as potential leaders and administrators in the sports industry and for further study in graduate school. Possible positions may be found in collegiate athletics, municipal parks and recreation departments, community sports programs, professional sports leagues, amateur sports organizations, and commercial sports industries such as fitness and activity centers, sports camps, and other private sports organizations. An internship in the field is a capstone experience for students in this specialization.
Students in Sport Management must complete 21 sh of major core courses, 12 sh of major electives, 18 sh major related courses, and 9 hours of practicum field experience. The practicum hours include a 6 sh Senior Capstone Experience.
No more than 24% of the program requirements for the degree may be taken in traditional business subjects.
In addition to the General Education requirements listed on this page, students must satisfy all additional University requirements, including the Gordon Rule, multicultural, and foreign language requirements. With appropriate planning and coordination with an academic advisor, students may satisfy some of the general University requirements through the General Education curriculum. For a complete listing of general degree requirements, refer to the "Graduation and General Degree Requirements" section of this catalog.
Sport Management majors are encouraged to take the following courses within general education requirements:
|English Composition I|
|English Composition II|
|Elements of Statistics|
|Principles of Economics Macro|
|Introduction to Sociology|
|Introduction to Literature|
|Introduction to Philosophy|
|Ethics in Contemporary Society|
Common Prerequisites (9 Hours):
State mandated common prerequisites must be completed prior to graduation, but are not required for admission to the program. See the Common Prerequisite Manual for course substitutions from Florida colleges and universities.
|Courses with a finance emphasis|
|Courses with a marketing emphasis|
|Courses with a general business emphasis *|
|Courses with a management emphasis|
|Courses with a business law emphasis|
|Courses with a general computer emphasis|
|Courses with a statistics emphasis|
|Courses with a general accounting emphasis|
|Courses with a real estate emphasis|
|Courses with a hospitality management emphasis|
|Courses with a economics emphasis *|
|Courses with a student development emphasis *|
|Courses with a communication emphasis|
Indicates common prerequisites which can be used to satisfy General Education requirements.
Lower Division Electives
Students must complete sufficient 1000/2000 level electives to complete at least 60 sh in the lower division. Current UWF students may use elective courses at any level (1000-4000) to meet this elective requirement. Students should consult their academic advisor for guidance in course selection.