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Sports Management Internship

This course allows students opportunities to experience real-life sports management situations “in the field.” Internships are cooperatively sponsored by participating partners. The course approach and content can be designed to match the needs of the sponsor with the desires of the student, as the student gets hands-on opportunities to participate in the practical application of […]

Introduction to Sport Analytics

Data analytics can be applied to every functional area of sport business, from marketing to event management to player performance. Using research spanning the sport industry, students will develop a working knowledge of data analysis as it applies to business decisions across the sport industry. (Prerequisites: SPTS 101C and MATH 251C with grades of “C” […]

Sports and Society

This course is designed to raise awareness with regard to the sociology of sport and how cultural practices in the world of sport can have significant social, economic, and political consequences. Discussion and research should give future sport managers a broader understanding of how sport impacts different groups of people in different ways throughout this […]

Sports and Recreation Law

This course focuses on the legal issues unique to the sports world and to sport managers. Numerous case studies and precedents are examined, as well as how they relate to current situations involving professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic and community sports and athletic activities.

Sports Communications

This course seeks to provide the student with an appreciation of the unique dynamics associated with the sports communication field. Students will better understand the expectations associated with developing a sports story, a sports news release, and/or a sports opinion piece, via traditional print media or electronic media – radio, television, and/or the Internet. A […]

Sports and Fitness Facilities Management

This course exposes students to the many elements and dynamics associated with managing a sports or fitness facility. Students will visit a variety of structures, arenas, and facilities and will gain an understanding of what is required to develop and successfully administer and market such facilities.

195C Sports Tourism

This course examines the relationship between sport travel and the tourism industry. As more people choose to travel to attend or participate in sporting events, a branch of the hospitality and tourism industry has developed to focus on the needs of these clients. Youth sport tourism, for example, has become a $7 billion industry in […]

Public Relations and Advertising for the Sports Industry

This course provides a cross-disciplinary approach to a variety of promotional issues that sport managers routinely confront. Public relations and advertising professionals offer insights into how sports-related endeavors and businesses can raise public awareness about products and services. (Prerequisites: SPTS 101C and ENGL 101C.)

Sports and Recreation Marketing

This course focuses on marketing issues as they relate to sports-related enterprises. A variety of marketing techniques and approaches are analyzed to broaden students’ backgrounds in this area and to better allow them to develop effective and comprehensive sports marketing plans.

Introduction to Sports Management

This introductory course emphasizes basic management principles as they relate to the sports-related enterprises. A variety of marketing techniques and approaches are analyzed to broaden students’ background in this area and to better allow them to develop effective and comprehensive sports marketing plans.