Sport Management Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

EKU's online sport management curriculum prepares students to pursue a variety of rewarding career possibilities by offering an interdisciplinary focus with courses in both sport management and business. Sport management courses include legal issues, sports information, event and facility planning, promotion, media relations and sport finance. Business courses include marketing, management, economics, and accounting. The program culminates with an internship, providing the student "hands on" experience within the industry.

 

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.

 

 

Core Courses

30

ESS 201

Foundations of Sports Science

3

ESS 322

Legal Issues in Sports

3

ESS 324

Policy and Governance in Sport

3

ESS 327

Sport in American Society

3

ESS 328

Sport Finance

3

ESS 400

Management of Sport Organizations

3

ESS 423

Psychology of Coaching

3

ESS 470*

Internship — Sport Management

6

ESS 530

Sport Communications

3

*Students are required to document a minimum of fifty (50) hours of appropriately related experiences prior to enrolling in ESS 470.

Supporting Course Requirements

18

Together with your advisor, select five of the following:

 

GBU 204

Legal and Ethical Environments of Business

3

ACC 201

Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

MGT 301

Principles of Management

3

MKT 301

Principles of Marketing

3

ECO 230

Principles of Microeconomics

3

CIS 212

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

Free Electives

38

EKU General Education Requirements

37

Total Hours

120