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Business

Sport Management Diploma

Did you know that “sports” is a $200 billion dollar industry in the U.S. alone? Those dollars spell opportunity for students with a love of sports and ability to organize and manage. In the exciting Sport Management program, which combines a solid business foundation with experiential learning, you’ll be able to start your career running.

Career Opportunities:

Career opportunities include, but are not limited to:

    • Athletic Director
    • Municipal Parks and Recreational Sport Leadership
    • Sport Management
    • Sport Marketing
    • Sport Facility Management
    • Sport Event Management
    • Tourism Director
    • Community/Voluntary Agency Sport Programming

Gainful Employment

Upon successful completion of the first year of the Management curriculum with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Diploma.

Costs

Tuition is based on the number of credit hours and legal residence and is subject to change or modification. To see the current cost per semester hour click here.

Financial Aid/Scholarships

Financial assistance is available in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and part-time employment (work study). Students apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information on Financial Aid click here.

First Year - First Term

BCA-215 Computer Business Applications
OR BCA-101 Introduction to Computers and
Information Systems
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
BUS-102 Introduction to Business 3 s.h.
BUS-121 Business Communications
OR BUS-130 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
OR BUS-161 Human Relations
OR General Education elective
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
(3 s.h.)
(3 s.h.)
MGT-101 Principles of Management* 3 s.h.
Business Elective(s) 3 s.h.
15 s.h.
Second Term
ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting 3 s.h.
BCA-152 Comprehensive Spreadsheets** 3 s.h.
BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism+ 3 s.h.
MGT-170 Human Resource Management 3 s.h.
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing 3 s.h.
15 s.h.

*Prerequisite: BUS-102 Introduction to Business is recommended.
**Prerequisite: BCA-101 Introduction to Computers and Information Systems or BCA-215 Computer Business Applications.

+If you anticipate achieving a two-year degree, enroll in a Business Elective your first year and BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism your second year, preferably the Fourth Term.

Business Internships

It’s as easy as 1,2,3!

  1. Talk to the Business Internship Coordinator or your Counselor to decide when in your college career you should participate in an internship.
  2. Enroll in and pass Workplace Professionalism (BUS-162).
    • Workplace Professionalism is a 3 s.h. course that is a prerequisite to Business Internships ~ it can be taken at any time prior to a Business Internship.
  3. Upon passing Workplace Professionalism, the student is eligible for a Business Internship (BUS-225).
    • Students may register for a Business Internship only when they have located, secured and have had the internship site approved with the Business Internship Coordinator.
    • Business Internship credit ranges from 1 s.h. to 5 s.h. ~ this must be determined prior to registering for the course.

All students are highly encouraged to participate in a Business Internship before graduating.