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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

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


    Critical TrackingModel Semester Plan

    The acquisition of knowledge regarding the internal and external factors that influence sport in society enables 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 credits of prescribed coursework. Professional core courses, related option courses and specialization electives are taken during your last two years of work. An approved 13-week internship is required upon completion of all coursework. The 12 credit internship is included in the 120 credits prescribed for the degree.

    Critical Tracking

    Critical Tracking records each student’s progress in courses that are required for entry to each major. Please note the critical-tracking requirements below on a per-semester basis.

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

    Semester 1

    • Complete 2 of 6 critical-tracking courses: ECO 2013 or ECO 2023, MAC 1105, MAR 3023, MAN 3025, PSY 2012 and STA 2023.
    • 2.2 GPA required for all critical-tracking courses
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 2

    • Complete 2 additional critical-tracking course
    • 2.2 GPA required for all critical-tracking courses
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 3

    • Complete 1 additional critical-tracking course
    • 2.2 GPA required for all critical-tracking courses
    • 2.0 UF GPA required

    Semester 4

    • Complete all 6 critical-tracking course
    • 2.2 GPA required for all critical-tracking courses
    • 2.0 UF GPA required
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    Model Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold. These courses must be completed by the terms as listed above in the Critical Tracking criteria.

    This semester plan represents an example progression through the major. Actual courses and course order may be different depending on the student's academic record and scheduling availability of courses. Prerequisites still apply.

    Semester 1 Credits
    IUF 1000 What is the Good Life
    GE-H
    3​
    MAC 1105 Basic College Algebra
    Or higher; State Core GE-M
    3
    PSY 2012 General Psychology
    State Core GE-S
    3
    Biological or Physical Science
    GE-B/P
    3
    Composition
    GE-C; WR
    3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ECO 2013 Principle of Macroeconomics or
    ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (GE-S)
    4
    STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1
    GE-M
    3
    Biological or Physical Science
    State Core GE-B/P
    3
    Composition
    State Core GE-C; WR
    3
    Humanities
    GE-H
    3
    Total 16
    Semester 3 Credits
    MAN 3025 Principles of Management 4
    SPC 2608 Introduction to Public Speaking or
    AEC 3030C Effective Oral Communication
    3
    SPM 2000 Introduction to Sport Management 3
    Electives 6
    Total 16
    Semester 4 Credits
    ​ACG 2021 Introduction to Financial Accounting 4​​
    EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology or
    CGS 2531 Problem Solving Using Computer Software
    3
    MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing 4
    Humanities
    State Core GE-H
    3
    Total 14
    Semester 5 Credits
    LEI 4880 Research Methods in TRSM 3
    SPM 3012 Sport and Society 3
    SPM 4104 Sport Facility Design and Management 3
    Sport management elective
    Refer to degree audit
    4
    ​TRSM department elective
    Refer to degree audit
    3​
    Total 16
    Semester 6 Credits
    SPM 3204 Ethical Issues in Sport 3
    SPM 4154 Administration of Sport and Physical Activity 3
    Electives 4
    Sport management electives
    Refer to degree audit
    6
    Total 16
    Semester 7 Credits
    LEI 3921 Field Experience in TRSM 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 elective
    Refer to degree audit
    3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    SPM 4941C Internship in Sport Management 12
    Total 12
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majors: sport-management