Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management

The Sport and Recreation Management program prepares students interested in sport and recreation careers in the private/commercial sector, public recreation and park agencies, professional sports, athletics, youth sport agencies, voluntary agencies, campus services, armed forces, and corporate/industrial settings.

Required Courses

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Foundation Requirements | 24 Credits
STHM 1113 The Business of Leisure (3 credits)
STHM 2114 Leisure & Tourism for a Diverse Society
STHM 3185 Internship I
STHM 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar
STHM 4185 Internship II (12 Credits)

Major Requirements | 27 Credits
STHM 1211 Sport & Society
STHM 2211 Organizational Strategy in Sport & Recreation
STHM 3211 Management in Sport & Recreation
STHM 3213 Budget & Finance Systems in Sport & Recreation
STHM 3216 Economics of Sport & Recreation
STHM 3217 Research in Sport & Recreation
STHM 3296 Marketing Management in Sport & Recreation
STHM 4212 Law & Ethics in Sport & Recreation
STHM 4296 Current & Ethical Issues in Sport & Recreation

Major Electives | 12 Credits

Students can choose one concentration. Students are expected to complete a total of four major
management electives, with three (of the four) courses being within a specific concentration.

Governance & Policy Concentration Requirements:
STHM 3215 Stadium/Arena Design & Management
STHM 3221 Athletics Administration
STHM 3222 Professional & International Sport
STHM 3225 Recreation & Leisure Service Management

Sport & Recreation Promotion Concentration Requirements:
STHM 3224 Media & Communications in Sport & Recreation
STHM 3226 Consumer Behavior in Sport & Recreation
STHM 3227 Advanced Marketing for Sport & Recreation
STHM 3228 Sales Management in Sport & Recreation

Event Leadership Concentration Requirements:
STHM 3412 Foundations of Event Leadership
STHM 3415 Meetings, Conference, & Convention Management
STHM 3425 Sustainable Event Management
STHM 3428 Event Marketing & Sponsorship

Fox School of Business & Management | 13 Credits
ECON 1101 Macroeconomic Principles
HRM 1101 Leadership & Organizational Management
MKTG 2101 Marketing Management
ACCT 2101 Financial Accounting
BA 2104 Excel for Business Applications