Sport Management, B.S.

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(51 credits)

The Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, under the Tagliatela School of Business and Leadership, is designed for students who love sports and are interested in an innovative, business-focused program. With a Bachelor's in Sport Management, students will become equipped with the professional expertise needed to lead and promote sports marketing, operate arenas and stadiums, manage entertainment events, and more. Albertus helps connect students to meaningful internships that also prepare them to enter the competitive field of Sport Management.

Upon completing the program of study in Sport Management, students will:

  • Analyze and assess the leadership, management, and administration of national and international sports programs, services, agencies, and organizations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and critically assess legal concepts, principles, and theories in a sport context.
  • Apply marketing, communication, socio-cultural, and management concepts and associated knowledge, skills, and abilities to relevant sports industry projects.
  • Critically assess and exhibit appropriate and successful professional behaviors in leading and managing in the Sports Industry.
  • Communicate effectively in writing as appropriate to the sport management discipline and across the Sports Industry.

Accreditation

The Tagliatela School of Business and Leadership at Albertus Magnus College has received specialized accreditation for the Bachelor of Science in Sport Management through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. The IACBE grants accreditation for business and accounting programs only. Locations for program offerings are at the sole discretion of the Member.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 

REQUIRED CORE (24 credits)

BE 135 - Business Communications
BE 161 - Financial Accounting
BE 202 - Statistics for Business and Economics
BE 205 - Principles of Microeconomics
BE 334 - Business Law
MG 131 - Principles of Management
MG 231 - Principles of Marketing
MG 391 - Business Capstone

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (27 credits)

SM 140 - Introduction to Sport Management
SM 202 - Sports Marketing & Promotion
SM 203 - Sports Information & Media
SO 225 - Sociology of Sport
SM 301 - Ethics in Sport Management
SM 302 - Legal Aspects of Sport Management
SM 303 - Sport Venue and Event Management
SM 304 - Sport Finance
SM 381 - Sport Management Internship