Sport Management

Degree:Bachelor of Science B.S.
Minor:Sport Management
Department:Legal Studies, Public Administration and Sport Management
Building 85 Room 114
850-474-2036
http://uwf.edu/ceps/departments/legal-studies-public-admin-and-sport-mgmt/
College:Education and Professional Studies
CIP Code:31.0504

Program Details

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.

General Education

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:

Communication6
English Composition I
English Composition II
Mathematics6
College Algebra
Elements of Statistics
Social Science6
Principles of Economics Macro
Introduction to Sociology
General Psychology
Humanities6
Introduction to Literature
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Ethics in Contemporary Society
Total Hours24

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.

Choose one:3
FIN XXXX
Courses with a finance emphasis
MAR XXXX
Courses with a marketing emphasis
GEB XXXX
Courses with a general business emphasis *
Choose one:3
MAN XXXX
Courses with a management emphasis
BUL XXXX
Courses with a business law emphasis
CGS XXXX
Courses with a general computer emphasis
STA XXXX
Courses with a statistics emphasis
ACG XXXX
Courses with a general accounting emphasis
REE XXXX
Courses with a real estate emphasis
Choose one:3
HFT XXXX
Courses with a hospitality management emphasis
ECO XXXX
Courses with a economics emphasis *
SDS XXXX
Courses with a student development emphasis *
COM XXXX
Courses with a communication emphasis
Total Hours9
*

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.