SPT100 - Intro to Sport Management
An introduction to basic skills and competencies required to successfully manage in the sport management industry, the course utilizes general management theory and principles that make direct application to the sport management field. (3 crs.) Spring and fall.
SPT105 - Fund of Student Ath Recruit
This course has been designed as a Web-based offering for the high school principal, counselor, coach, or those seeking a future career in related fields, and for parents of student athletes who desire to compete at the collegiate level. This course outlines the various methods students use in an attempt to get an athletic scholarship, federal and state financial aid, as well as NCAA, NAIA, and junior college requirements for competition. The class also includes specific strategies that student athletes must learn in order to achieve success in their college experience, such as the knowledge of nutrition, goal setting, as well as pitfalls of the incoming freshman adjusting to college life as an athlete. (3 crs.) Fall, spring, summer, intersession.
SPT199 - Practica in Sport Management
A supervised observation/work experience in a sport management setting, the practicum experience requires 70 hours of observation/work in an approved sport management environment. (3 crs.) Spring and fall.
SPT300 - Psychology of Sport
This course is designed to cover diverse concepts associated with formal recreational or sport activity. These include, but are not limited to, motor skill learning, coaching characteristics and techniques, nervous system correlates of athletic activity, research on relaxation, imagery and cognitive techniques, and peak athletic performance. (3 crs.) Spring.
SPT305 - Ethics in Sport
This course will provide background in ethical theory to sport. Ethical problems, dilemmas and conflicts in sport will be discussed, as well as coaching practices, funding practices, management problems and social (cultural) roles. At the completion of this course, the student should be able to practice applying these ethical theories to typical problems in the world of sport. (3 crs.) Fall.
SPT310 - Sport Marketing
A study of basic marketing science as it applies to all realms of the sport industry, this fundamental course is intended to give students the depth and breadth of marketing principles and practices as they apply to the sport industry. (3 crs.) Fall.
SPT315 - Facility & Event Mgmt
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of the facility planning process, as well as how to manage specific sport facilities and the events staged in these facilities. (3 crs.) Fall.
SPT320 - Admin Intercol Athletic Pgms
This course reviews the many administrative tasks an athletic administrator encounters in the administration of an intercollegiate athletic program and department. The course is designed for students majoring in sport management studies, business administration, or students who might be interested in a career in athletic administration at the collegiate level. (3 crs.) Fall, spring.
SPT400 - Legal Aspects Sport
To enhance the student's knowledge about the legal system as it pertains to sport law, this course covers basic legal concepts concerning both contract law and tort law in sport to provide the student a sound foundation so that the student will be better able to recognize legal liability exposure in the sport workplace. (3 crs.) Spring.
SPT410 - Governance in Sport
This course is a study of the growth and development of sport throughout the world, as well as how the governing bodies involved affect the structure, organization and delivery of sport. (3 crs.) Spring.
SPT415 - Sport Finance
This course is a study of how sport organizations develop financial strategies and utilize financial indicators in developing organizational strategic plans. (3 crs.) Fall.
SPT420 - Economics of Sport
This course focuses on analysis of how economic models are used to measure the impact of sport on various economies. (3 crs.) Fall.
SPT425 - Organization & Admin of Sport
This course is a study of the application of organizational theory to the understanding and management of sport organizations. (3 crs.) Spring.
SPT430 - Sport Mgmt Senior Seminar
This course provides the student with a basic understanding of the developments, trends and social processes that explain the widely popular sporting experience of society today. (3 crs.) Fall.
SPT499 - Internship in Sport Management
This course is the sport management student's capstone experience. Students will be assigned to an internship site based on their unique educational needs and experience. Internship students will work directly with sport management professionals in one or more work settings. (12 crs.) Spring and summer.