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  • Sport Management

    A Bachelor of Science in Sport Management enables students to ethically apply the fundamental concepts of management, marketing, finance and law to sport organizations. Coursework prepares students for a range of opportunities in the sport industry, including positions with professional, collegiate and amateur sport organizations.

    About This Major


    The acquisition of knowledge regarding the internal and external factors that influence sport in society allows students to use accepted techniques of discovery and critical thinking to solve problems, evaluate opinions and determine outcomes within the sport management area.

    To earn a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, a student must successfully complete 120 hours of prescribed course work. Professional core courses, related option courses and specialization electives are taken during your last two years of work.

    Critical Tracking

    To graduate with this major, students must complete all university, college and major requirements.

    Equivalent critical-tracking courses as determined by the State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites may be used for transfer students

    Semester 1

    • 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
    • 2.2 GPA on tracking coursework for semesters 1-5
    • Complete 1 of 6 critical-tracking courses: ACG 2021, ECO 2013 or ECO 2023,
      FIN 3403, MAC 1147 (or MAC 1140 and STA 2023 or MAC 1140 or MAC 1114),
      MAN 3025, PSY 2012

    Semester 2

    • Complete 1 additional critical-tracking course

    Semester 3

    • Complete 1 additional critical-tracking course

    Semester 4

    • Complete 1 additional critical-tracking course

    Semester 5

    • Complete all 6 critical-tracking courses
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    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold. Students are required to complete HUM 2305 The Good Life (GE-H) in semester 1 or 2.

    Semester 1 Credits
    HUM 2305 What is the Good Life (GE-H)​ 3​
    MAC 1147 Precalculus: Algebra and Trigonometry (4) (GE-M) or
    MAC 1140 Precalculus Algebra (3)
    PSY 2012 General Psychology (GE-S) 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (recommend chemistry or biology; GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15-16
    Semester 2 Credits
    ECO 2013 Principle of Macroeconomics or
    ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (GE-S)
    STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1 or
    MAC 1114 Trigonometry (GE-M)
    Elective 3
    Humanities (GE-H) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15-16
    Semester 3 Credits
    ACG 2021 Introduction to Financial Accounting 4
    SPC 2608 Introduction to Public Speaking or
    AEC 3030C Effective Oral Communication
    SPM 2000 Introduction to Sport Management 3
    Electives 6
    Total 16
    Semester 4 Credits
    EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology or
    CGS 2531 Problem Solving Using Computer Software
    MAN 3025 Principles of Management 4
    Electives 4
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) or Humanities (GE-H) 3
    Total 14
    Semester 5 Credits
    FIN 3403 Business Finance 4
    SPM 3012 Sport and Society 3
    SPM 4104 Sport Facility Design and Management 3
    Sport management elective (refer to degree audit) 4
    Total 14
    Semester 6 Credits
    MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing 4
    SPM 3204 Ethical Issues in Sport 3
    SPM 4154 Administration of Sport and Physical Activity 3
    Sport management electives (refer to degree audit) 6
    Total 16
    Semester 7 Credits
    LEI 3921 Field Experience in Leisure Services 3
    SPM 3306 Sport Marketing 3
    SPM 4515 Sport and Business Finance 3
    SPM 4723 Legal Issues in Sport and Physical Activity 3
    Sport management electives (refer to degree audit) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    SPM 4941C Internship in Sport Management 15
    Total 15
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majors: sport-management