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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, Sport Management Concentration (B.B.A.)

Edward J. Gawrysiak, III, SMG Program Director and Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Halpin-Harrison Hall, Room 208, (540) 665-3480,

The Sport Management concentration is designed to prepare individuals for careers in sport/athletic administration and management; including interscholastic, intercollegiate, professional sport organizations, professional and corporate fitness organizations, parks and recreation departments and non-for profit youth and sport entities. Sport management involves any combination of skills related to planning, organizing, directing, controlling, budgeting, leading, and evaluating within the context of an organization or department whose primary or service is related to sport or physical activity

General Education Requirement

Total: 30 credits

Non-Business Elective Courses (24 hours)

  • A course in either Sociology or Psychology Credit(s): 3
  • Other courses Credit(s): 21 (not BA, EC, IST, or SM)

Sport Management Core Courses (25 hours)

Suggested Course Schedule for the Sport Management Concentration

Fall Semester – Freshman

Total: 15 credits

Spring Semester – Freshman

Total: 15 credits

Fall Semester – Sophomore

Total: 15 credits

Spring Semester – Sophomore

Total: 15 credits

Fall Semester – Junior

Total: 15 credits

Total: 15 credits

Fall Semester – Senior

Total: 16 credits

Spring Semester – Senior

Total: 15 credits