Sports Administration Courses - Required

Complete the following courses: 

  • SASM 1010 - Introduction to Sport Management

Introduction to the multiple facets of the sport industry. The knowledge gained in this course will provide a foundation for the future study of the industry.
Requisites: Fr or Soph
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • SASM 2250 - History of the Sport Industry

Examines the origin and development of the sport industry in America from the 19th century to the present.
Requisites: C or better in SASM 1010
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • SASM 2920 - Practicum in Sport Management

Field experiences designed to place students in a professional sport management setting related to their career goals.
Requisites: Permission required
Credit Hours: 1.0-3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 9.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 practicum

  • SASM 3010 - Sport Marketing

Introduces basic sport marketing concepts with application to amateur and professional sport organizations. Topics include promotions and public relations, sport consumer behavior, strategic marketing planning, marketing information management, and marketing communication.
Requisites: MKT 2020 and SASM 2250
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • SASM 3120 - Sports Governance and Ethics

This course focuses on governance structures in sport (e.g., professional, collegiate, youth, and Olympic), policy issues (e.g., hiring policies, eligibility issues, rules compliance), as well as sportsmanship and ethical decision-making.
Requisites: Sports management major and (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • SASM 4250 - Financial Issues in Sport

Examines and applies the concepts of financial resource management to the operation of programs in the sport industry. Concepts examined include forms of ownership, taxation, financial analysis, feasibility studies, revenue generation, economic impact studies, and current issues in sports finance.
Requisites: SASM 3120 and (ECON 1000 or (1030 and 1040)) and (FIN 2020 or 2400)
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • SASM 4350 - Sport Promotion and Sales Management

Provides an overview of the elements of sport promotion and sales. Content includes rationale and benefits of promotion and sales, sponsorship proposals, licensing programs, solicitation of sponsors, and an introduction to the ticket sales process.
Requisites: SASM 3010 and 3120
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • SASM 4760 - Sport Facility and Event Management

Applies the functions of management to the development, operations, and financing of sport facilities. Facilities examined include public and private arenas, stadiums, ballparks, and multi-use venues. Provides the foundations for event bidding and management as well as covering risk management, safety, and emergency planning in sport.
Requisites: SASM 3120
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

Individual Core Requirements

Complete the following courses:

  • ACCT 1010 - Foundations of Accounting

Introduction to the accounting process, external financial reporting, and analysis. Introduction to compound interest concepts, Financial Literacy concepts and budgeting. Some managerial accounting concepts will be discussed. This course is required for all Business Minors and College of Business Majors.
Requisites: MATH 1200 or D005 or PSY1110 or Math placement level 1 or higher
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • ACCT 1020 - Decision Making with Accounting

Use of accounting information for making managerial decisions. Study of cost behavior, overhead costs allocation, basic cost accumulation systems, elementary capital budgeting, master and flexible budgets, and cost control.
Requisites: ACCT 1010 and ECON 1030
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • BA 1000 - Introduction to the College of Business

Provides information about College of Business majors, offices, and services so students are familiar with the available options. Department chairs and directors, administrators, student representatives, and various guest speakers discuss the structure and procedures of the College of Business.
Requisites: COB and (Fr or Soph)
Credit Hours: 1.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

  • BA 1100 - Introduction to Business

A general introduction to business, its environment, and the skills needed for success.
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • BUSL 2550 - Corporate Responsibility in a Legal Environment

Conceptual approach to origin, nature, structure, functions, and procedures of law, with study of corporate responsibility and ethics and introduction to constitutional, administrative, criminal, tort, product liability, contractual, international, property, agency, partnership, corporation, and employment law including equal opportunity.
Requisites: COB only and (Soph or Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • MGT 3200 - Operations Management

More than any other function, operations provides an organization with the capability to compete successfully in the global marketplace. With proper operations management, the firm can provide a product or service of higher quality in less time and at less cost than the competition. Emphasis on conceptual understanding of the operations function and includes the following topics: product/process selection and design, facility location and layout, capacity, material and inventory management, quality, etc.
Requisites: ACCT 1020 and ECON 1040 and (MATH 253 or QBA 2010) and (MATH 163A or 263A or 1350) and COB and WARNING: not MGT 3000
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • MGT 4800J - Business Strategy

Intended to be a challenging and exciting capstone course for the undergraduate business curriculum. It is first and foremost a course about “strategy” and about “managing for success”. The course is centered on the theme that a company achieves sustained success if and only if its managers effectively formulate and implement an astute strategy. We will explore how and why doing a good job of strategy formulation and strategy implementation produces good business performance. The course will also integrate much of the knowledge gained in the business core curriculum, pulling together the multiple disciplines that you have taken in the core. In addition, this course will be writing intensive and will require you to submit, revise, and resubmit written work to demonstrate professional level skills.
Requisites: FIN 2400 and MGT 2100 and MIS 2020 and MKT 2400 and (MGT 3200 or concurrent) and Sr only and WARNING: Not BA 470 J
Credit Hours: 3.0
General Education Code: 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • MIS 2010 - Introduction to Information Analysis and Design

Introduces students to effective information designs to help solve business problems. Students critically analyze business problems and develop high quality information designs that inform and support management decisions using personal computer software tools.
Requisites: BA 1000 and WARNING: no credit if taken after MIS 2011
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • QBA 3710 - Business Analytics

Business Analytics is the use, analysis and interpretation of data to drive decision-making. Teaches students how to apply problem-solving processes to business situations, think critically and analytically, and understand how to analyze the internal and external environments of business organizations. Upon completion students will have a better understanding of analytical methods for managing today’s organizations, and how these tools can be used to assist the decision-making process in a variety of business contexts.
Requisites: ACCT 1020 and ECON 1040 and QBA 2010
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

Cluster Requirements

Complete the following courses:

  • FIN 2400 - Financial Management

This course is an introduction to and overview of financial management.
Requisites: ACCT 1010 and COB
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • MGT 2100 - Introduction to Management and Organization

Objective is to expose students to the basics of management in organizations. After completion, students should have a basic understanding of the structure, processes and behaviors that underlie the practice of management. The goal is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and theories of management as they are applied in organizational life. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of managers and the skills and competencies necessary for managerial success. Students will develop an understanding of the vocabulary of management as it is used in contemporary workplaces.
Requisites: COB and (ENG 1510 or 1610)
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • MIS 2020 - Business Information Systems

Addresses issues that arise in dealing with management information as a business resource. As an introduction to the field of management information systems, topics covered deal with computer technologies, information development, and impact of information systems on business organizations at a variety of levels, from personal information systems to organization information architectures. Major attention is given to the implications of information systems for achieving competitive advantage.
Requisites: MIS 2010 and WARNING: no credit if taken after MIS 2021
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • MKT 2400 - Introduction to Marketing Management

Provides an introductory coverage of topics in marketing. Offers an early focus on the elements of the marketing mix to assist students when they take the integrated cluster. Also includes specific assignments designed to enhance COB majors’ understanding of marketing activities and strategies.
Requisites: COB
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

Individual Non-Business Required Courses

Complete the following courses:

  • ECON 1030 - Principles of Microeconomics

Basic theory and economic analysis of prices, markets, production, wages, interest, rent, and profits. Analysis of how the capitalistic system determines what, how, and for whom to produce.
Requisites: Math placement level 2 or higher or C or better in MATH 1200
Credit Hours: 3.0
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • ECON 1040 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Basic theory of national income analysis. Causes of unemployment and inflation. Monetary and fiscal policies of the federal government.
Requisites: Math placement level 2 or higher or C or better in MATH 1200
Credit Hours: 3.0
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • MATH 1350 - Survey of Calculus

Presents a survey of basic concepts of calculus. For students who want an introduction to calculus, but do not need the depth of 2301 and 2301. Note: Students cannot earn credit for both 1350 and 2301.
Requisites: MATH 1321 or (C or better in 1200) or math placement level 2 or higher
Credit Hours: 4.0
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture

  • PHIL 1300 - Introduction to Ethics

Discussion of classic and/or modern philosophical views of human values, ideals, and morality. Provides introductory survey of some main problems, concepts, and results of ethics including selected philosophers of past and present.
Credit Hours: 3.0
General Education Code: 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

 

 

 

 

 








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Department of Sports Administration
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Athens, Ohio 45701

Louis Iglesias
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