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Sport Management Minor, B.A.; B.S.; B.A.A.; B.S. in B.A.

The minor is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in one of the areas of sport management or related professions. Students are advised that coordinated major/minor programs are available on an interdepartmental basis to provide the student with the background necessary to enter such fields as sports business management, sports retailing and merchandising, sports journalism, sports broadcasting, athletic administration, and coaching. Students who desire to pursue one of these career opportunities should contact the Department of Physical Education and Sport for early assignment to an advisor.

This minor is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

  1. Students must earn a grade of B- or higher in 119, 180, 293, 499, and 564; a grade of C or better in PES 218QR, 280, 318, and 360 or 380 in order to graduate with this minor.
  2. Students are strongly advised to select elective courses in consultation with a Sport Management advisor.
  3. In order to graduate with this minor, a student must obtain a 2.5 overall GPA and a 2.7 GPA in the minor.
  4. At least 12 credit hours of coursework within the minor must be taken at CMU.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (19-22 hours)

PES 119Introduction to Sport Management

3(3-0)

PES 180Sport Management Governance & Organizational Theory

3(3-0)

PES 218QRSport Analytics

3(3-0)

PES 280Economics & Finance in the Sport Industry

3(3-0)

PES 293Field Study in Sport Management

1-4(Spec)

PES 318Social, Historical, & Global Issues in Sport

3(3-0)

PES 564WISport Governance: Ethics, Morals, & Values

3(3-0)

Required Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

PES 360Sport Sales & Marketing

3(3-0)

PES 380Sport Communication & Mass Media

3(3-0)

Electives (0-3 hours)

Select from the following:

ACC 201Concepts of Financial Accounting

3(3-0)

ART 231Introduction to Graphic Design

3(0-6)

BLR 202Legal Environment of Business

3(3-0)

COM 357Public Speaking

3(3-0)

COM 361Interpersonal Communication

3(3-0)

ECO 211Economics of Professional Team Sports

3(3-0)

ENT 210Accounting Information for Entrepreneurial Decision Making

3(2-1)

JRN 350Public Relations Principles and Practices

3(3-0)

PES 499Internship in Sport Management

1-12(Spec)

Total: 24 semester hours