B.S. Sport Management

Students pursuing the B.S. Sport Management degree will be expected to:

  • Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance and management
  • Evaluate the legal, social and economic environments of business
  • Describe the global environment of business
  • Apply ethical decision making skills and integrity in an ever-changing, global environment
  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills, appropriate to the profession
  • Apply critical problem solving and professional skills in an experiential learning environment
  • 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
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
IT 111Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
or IT 214 Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications
MS 141Contemporary College Algebra4
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
or MS 232 Finite Mathematics
Communication Elective6
Global Elective3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
Lab Science Elective3-4
Open Elective3
Co-curricular activity and/or community service
General Business Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 122Principles of Accounting II3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
BA 101Introduction to Business3
BA 202Business Law II3
BA 211Microeconomics3
BA 212Macroeconomics3
BA 245Marketing Fundamentals3
BA 302Business Ethics3
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 421Integrated Marketing Communications 3
HA 301Supervision in Hospitality Management3
BA 362Financial Management 3
Sport Management Courses
SM 101Intro to Sport Management3
SM 201Introduction to Sport Law3
SM 202Hospitality and Sport Facility Design and Management3
SM 203Sport in Society3
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 Hours122-123
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Credit may not be required for degree completion. 

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BA 1013EH 1243
EH 1233IT 111 or 2143
HE 111***1MS 132 or 2323
MS 1414SM 2023
SM 1013Fine Arts Elective3
Communications Elective3 
 17 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
AC 1213AC 1223
BA 2113BA 2023
EH 2003BA 2123
SM 2013SM 2033
Lab Science Elective3-4Global Elective3
 15-16 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
AC 2113Communication Elective3
BA 2453BA 3103
BA 3023SM 3023
HA 3013SM 3223
SM 3313SM 3413
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BA 3623SM 4093
BA 4213SM 4973
SM 3073-3Open Elective3
SM 4073Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
SM 4963HSTM Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 122-123