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Courses & Curriculum

The Sport Administration program prepares students to become practitioners in this unique field by engaging them in real-world experiences. Reflecting the diversity of the profession, Sport Administration is an interdisciplinary degree with elective course work in Communication Studies, Media Studies, and Public Relations, as well as core Sport Administration classes endorsed by the North American Society for Sport Management and the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation. The program provides hands-on engagement through internship and capstone experiences.

Required Courses

  • SAM 2010: Introduction to Sport Administration
  • SAM 2020: Sport in Society
  • SAM 3100: Legal Aspects of Sport
  • SAM 3210: Principles of Sport Finance
  • SAM 3400: Sport Leadership
  • SAM 4000: Sport Administration Internship

Elective Courses

  • COM 2230: Teamwork in Organizations
  • COM 3260: Social Networking
  • COM 3340: Organizational Communication
  • MDS 1450: Introduction to Audio and Video Production
  • MDS 1550: Introduction to Sports Production
  • MDS 1800: Sports Writing
  • MDS 2800: Sports Presentation
  • MDS 3500: Media Advertising and Sales
  • PRL 1180: Public Relations Principles
  • PRL 2510: Sport and Public Relations