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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Recreation/Sport Management Major (122 hours)


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The Recreation/Sport Management Curriculum is designed to allow students to concentrate on either Recreation Management or Sport Management. The Recreation Management Concentration prepares students for leadership/administrative roles in public, non-profit, commercial, and recreational sport organizations. The Sport Management Concentration prepares students for roles in sport organizations on the interscholastic, intercollegiate, professional and recreational levels. The electives in this program allow for student flexibility in preparing for employment in any of the different areas in the fields of recreation and sport. Students in both concentrations will complete a supervised internship experience.

General Education (37 hours)


A list of approved General Education courses can be found in the “Graduation Requirements and Academic Advising” section of this catalog.

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement


Students who have chosen the Recreation/Sport Management major will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing requirement by successfully completing the following course:

Recreation Management Concentration (70 hours)


Choose one from the following:


Sport Management Concentration (70-86 hours)


Choose one from the following:


Required Minor (15-21 hours)


Choose one of the approved minors listed below:

Minors in the College of Education and Human Development (see the CoEHD advisor for more information)

  • Coaching Minor (Non-Teaching)(31 hours)
  • Event Management Minor (15 hours)

Minors in the School of Communication (Must meet School of Communication requirements)(see the COM advisor for more information)

  • Communication Minor (18 hours)
  • Journalism Minor (18 hours)

Minor in the Haworth College of Business (Must meet College of Business requirements)(see the HCoB advisor for more information)

  • General Business Minor (18 hours)

Students can also petition the Sport Management Program Coordinator to approve another minor.

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