Department of Health & Physical Education

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Sport and Leisure Management Degree Requirements

Major: Sport and Leisure Management (B.S.)


The Sport and Leisure Management Program (B.S.) degree provides introductory and advanced courses in sport management with concentration areas in exercise science, health, sport management and sport performance.  Students will be well-prepared for careers in sport management, employee wellness programs, public and private recreation facilities, exercise science, personal training, health and wellness, and sport performance and coaching.

Practicum Experience

To develop skills in leadership, programming, problem solving, communications and interpersonal relationships, students are required to participate in a supervised pre-professional (practicum) experience.

Grade Requirement

The grade of "C" or higher must be earned in all Physical Education and all Sport and Leisure Management major and minor courses.

Professional Development

Students majoring in Physical Education or Sport and Leisure Management are required to accumulate ten (10) Professional Development Points each semester before registering for certain upper division practicum courses.

Sport and Leisure Management Major:
BS Degree Requirements - Complete Core Courses and Select One Concentration

Core courses for Sport and Leisure Management Majors
Subject Course Title Credits
HPE 210 Personal Health 3
SLM 250 Introduction to Health Fitness/Sport Science 3
HPE 328 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 3
SLM 341 Program Development & Evaluation 3
SLM 345 Leadership & Problem Solving 3
SLM 440 Quantitative Analysis 3
SLM 460 Research Methods in SLM 3
HPE 411 Sport in American Society (writing intensive) 3
SLM 495/496 Internship 3
Exercise Science Concentration
HPE 329 Physiological Basis of Movement 3
HPE 413 Physiology of Exercise 3
SLM 375 Exercise Management for Disabilities 3
SLM 340 Exercise Testing & Prescription 3
HPE 320 Sports Nutrition 3
Health Promotion Concentration
HPE 326 Stress Management 3
SLM 365 Worksite Health Promotion 3
HPE 207 Nutrition Across the Lifespan 3
HPE 325 Holistic Health 3
HPE 329 Physiological Basis of Movement 3
Sport Management Concentration
HPE 331 Organization & Administration (writing intensive) 3
SLM 320 Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Communication in Sports 3
SLM 330 Design, Construction & Management of Sports Facilities 3
Additional Course (advisor approval) 3
Additional Course (advisor approval) 3
Sport Performance Concentration
HPE 303 Sports Conditioning for Youth 3
HPE 329 Physiological Basis of Movement 3
SLM 355 Motor Learning 3
HPE 413 Physiology of Exercise 3
SLM 346 Sport Psychology 3
Total Credits 42
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