In achieving the learning outcomes for the B.S. Sport Management, students will:

  • Integrate the core areas of business to inform decision making

  • Apply legal and ethical principles in business to organizational decision making

  • Apply business-related quantitative and qualitative methods and tools to formulate management decision alternatives
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Demonstrate professional business communication
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with diverse colleagues in team situations
  • Demonstrate general and functional knowledge of Sport Management principles including: Behavioral Dimensions in Sport; Management and Organizational Skills in Sport; Governance and Legal Aspects in Sport; and Sustainability.

In this program of study, students must earn a minimum of 120 credit hours, including required General Business and Sport Management coursework in order to prepare for careers in this field. The continued success of our graduates is based upon a solid foundation of business and liberal arts knowledge combined with essential experiential learning activities.

General Education Courses
BA 211Microeconomics3
BA 212Macroeconomics3
BA 490International Business3
BR 114The Business of Fitness and Wellness 3
EH 105College Writing3
HA 301Supervision in Hospitality Management3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
PY 111General Psychology3
SC 101Introduction to Nutrition3
SM 203Sport in Society3
Fine Arts Elective3
Historical Elective 3
Humanities Elective3
Literature Elective3
Math I Elective4
Philosophical Elective 3
General Business Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 122Principles of Accounting II3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
BA 202Business Law II3
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 362Financial Management 3
BA 401Managerial Economics3
IT 214Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications3
MK 220Marketing Fundamentals3
Open Elective3
Sport Management Courses
MC 328Sports Information3
SM 101Intro to Sport Management3
SM 201Introduction to Sport Law3
SM 202Hospitality and Sport Facility Design and Management3
SM 302Sports Ethics3
SM 307Sport Finance3
SM 322Sport Marketing3
SM 331Governance and Policy in Sport3
SM 341Recreational Programing and Event Management3
SM 407Psychology of Sport3
SM 409Leadership in Sports Organizations3
SM 496Sports Management Internship3
SM 497Intermediate Sport Management Internship3
HSTM Elective3
Total Hours122

Credit may not be required for degree completion. 

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
EH 1053IT 2143
HE 111***1MS 1323
PY 1113SM 2013
SM 1013Literature Elective3
Historical Elective 3Philosophical Elective 3
Math I Elective4 
 17 15
Second Year
AC 1213AC 1223
BA 2113BA 2023
BR 1143BA 2123
SC 1013SM 2033
SM 2023Fine Art Elective3
 15 15
Third Year
AC 2113BA 3103
MC 3283HA 3013
MK 2203SM 3023
SM 3313SM 3223
Humanities Elective 3SM 3413
 15 15
Fourth Year
BA 3623BA 4903
BA 4013SM 4093
SM 3073SM 4973
SM 4073HSTM Elective 3
SM 4963Open Elective 3
 15 15
Total Hours: 122