Sport Administration majors, position yourself as a marketable applicant for employment in the sport industry by not only excelling in the classroom, but also succeeding in networking, gaining experience, and professional development.

Utilize your resources! Contact your advisor Eric Klosterman to plan your coursework as well as your professional development plan. Visit the Career Center to refine your professional documents and practice interviews. Consistently check in with the Undergraduate Sport Administration Program blackboard site for posted internships and employment as well as career advice materials.

Attend critical networking conferences and professional development events.  Apply for funding for your trip via the Sport Administration Fund for Excellence.  Contact Liz Wanless to learn more about how the Sport Administration Fund for Excellence can support your professional development.

Required Major Core Courses (59 hours)  

SPTA 190- Introduction to Sport Administration (3)

SPTA 195, ISOM 125 or CS 104- Computer Applications (3)

SPTA 290- Revenue Generation (3)

SPTA 300- Sport Law (3)

SPTA 303- Sport Marketing (3)

SPTA 305- Sport Finance (3)

SPTA 345- Sport Communication (3)

SPTA 402- Event and Facility Management (3)

SPTA 448- Sport Governance (3)

SPTA 470- International and Comparative Administration of Sport (3)

SPTA 485- Practical Management Issues in Sport (3)

SPTA 479- Internship (12)

PEP 409- Psychological/Social Issues in Sport (3)

ACC201- Principles of Accounting 1 (3)

BL 260- Principles of Business Law (3)

ECON 201- Elementary Microeconomics (3)

MGT 300- Managing Behavior in Organizations (3)

MKG 300- Principles of Marketing (3)

Students must also complete one of the following minors: Foundations of Business (12), Foundations of Management (12), Marketing (15), and Professional Selling (15).

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For more information see our sport administration program brochure or contact Dr. Liz Wanless.