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Sport and Leisure Management Major: BS Degree Requirements

Complete Core Courses and Select One Concentration

Required Core Courses

  • HPE 210* Personal Health - 3 credits
  • HPE 328** Applied Anatomy and Physiology - 3 credits
  • HPE 411^^ Sports in American Society - 3 credits
  • SLM 250 Intro to Sport Management & Sport Science - 3 credits
  • SLM 330^ Design, Construction, & Management of Sports Facilities - 3 credits
  • SLM 331 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport Management - 3 credits
  • SLM 345 Management Techniques: Leadership and Problem-Solving - 3 credits
  • SLM 440 Quantitative Analysis – Fitness and Sport Science - 3 credits
  • SLM 460 Research Methods in SLM - 3 credits

First Aid Certification is required.

Subtotal: 27 credits

Sport Management Concentration

  • ACC 201 Introduction to Accounting - 3 credits
  • BUS 245 Business Finance - 3 credits
  • ECO 331 Economics of Sport - 3 credits
  • SLM 320 Entrepreneurship, Marketing & Communication - 3 credits

Concentration Electives – with under a 2.7 GPA

  • Choose four (4) courses:
    • ART 122 Digital Illustration and Page Layout - 3 credits
    • BUS 225 Principles of Marketing - 3 credits
    • BUS 325 Consumer Behavior - 3 credits
    • COM 215 Media Aesthetics - 3 credits
    • COM 260 Introduction to Public Relations - 3 credits
    • COM 312 Professional Presentations - 3 credits
    • COM 330 Organizational Communication - 3 credits
    • SLM 346 Sport Psychology - 3 credits

Concentration Electives – with GPA 2.7 and higher

  • Choose one course:
    • SLM 495 Department Internship: Sport and Leisure Management - 1-12 credits
    • SLM 496 Professional Internship: Sport and Leisure Management - 1-12 credits
  • Choose two (2) courses:
    • ART 122 Digital Illustration and Page Layout - 3 credits
    • BUS 225 Principles of Marketing - 3 credits
    • BUS 325 Consumer Behavior - 3 credits
    • COM 215 Media Aesthetics - 3 credits
    • COM 260 Introduction to Public Relations - 3 credits
    • COM 312 Professional Presentations - 3 credits
    • COM 330 Organizational Communication - 3 credits
    • SLM 346 Sport Psychology - 3 credits

Sport Science & Performance Concentration

  • HPE 303 Strength and Conditioning - 3 credits
  • HPE 320 Sports Nutrition - 3 credits
  • HPE 329 Physiological Basis of Movement - 3 credits
  • HPE 413 Physiology of Exercise - 3 credits
  • SLM 340 Exercise Testing and Prescription – Typical & Special Population - 3 credits
  • SLM 346 Sport Psychology - 3 credits
  • SLM 355 Motor Learning - 3 credits

Concentration Electives – with under a 2.7 GPA

  • HPE 403 Coaching Youth Sports - 3 credits
  • SLM 375 Exercise for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities - 3 credits

Concentration Electives – with GPA 2.7 and higher

  • Choose one course:
    • SLM 495 Department Internship: Sport and Leisure Management - 1-12 credits
    • SLM 496 Professional Internship: Sport and Leisure Management - 1-12 credits

*approved substitution to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier I Health and Wellness

**approved substation to meet Libera Arts Core Tier II Natural Science

^meets Stage 2 University Writing Requirement

^^meets Stage 3 University Writing Requirement