Sports Management Coursework
SRMP-2000 Introduction to Sports and Recreation Management
Overview of the primary principles and practices, theories and concepts of sports and recreation administration and program development.
SRMP-2010 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport Recreation Management
Introduces critical concepts and challenges involving legal and ethical issues in sports and recreation industry. An exploration and examination of the various roles of regulation, compliance, government intervention, liability, contracts and antitrust issues and their ethical responsibilities and ramifications.
SRMP-2020 Social and Historical Foundations of Sports and Recreation Management
A topical study of the social and historical significance of sport and leisure in human history ranging from Greco-Roman history through the present; examination of the role and influence of sport in major social and cultural developments.
SRMP-2030 Managing Lifetime Fitness
A study of health-related fitness and wellness plans; the National Health Objectives; health and physical fitness standards; setting nutrition, dietary and fitness goals; evaluating fitness activities, fitness self assessment. Cross-Listed: KIN-3000.
SRMP-3010 Introduction to Facilities and Events Management
Introductory consideration of facilities and events management issues such as event scheduling, finance and profitability, personnel and equipment oversight as well as liability and risk management concerns in sports and recreation settings
KIN-4000 Exercise Physiology
Introduction to exercise psychology. Topics covered include: principles of exercise psychology, transtheoretical model, goal-setting strategies, strategies for increasing exercise adherence, and strategy implementation.
SRMP-4800 Senior Project: Sports and Recreation Management Capstone
Students will prepare a dynamic professional portfolio. The portfolio may include work experiences, class projects, professional development, and personal experiences highlighting the student’s knowledge, skills and qualities relative to current industry needs and the job market.
SRMP-3100 Sports and Recreation Marketing
The Sports and Recreation Marketing course includes brand marketing, pricing, sales, sponsorship marketing, promotions, and electronic media marketing in collegiate and professional sports and recreation environments.
OMP-4431 Principles of Management
This course is designed as an introductory study and analysis of the management process from the general manager’s perspective. As such, a broad overview of management topics is undertaken: corporate culture, managing in a global environment, managing ethics and social responsibility, managerial decision-making, organizational design and structure, and motivating employees. The emphasis of the course is on the skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage an organization.
OMP-4440 Human Resource Management
Personnel function, development and organizational structure. Developing job descriptions, personnel planning and forecasting, internal and external recruitment, personnel selection and orientation, legal aspects of personnel. Employee benefits and costs, performance appraisal and discipline, labor relations, unions and negotiation.
OMP-4601 Managerial Accounting
Financial tools for managers in decision-making: financial statements, bookkeeping process, financial statement analysis, statement of cash flow, internal cost concepts, present value concepts, budgeting.
OMP-4605 Managerial Marketing
Basic marketing theory and terminology. Analyze real-world cases exploring domestic and international marketing opportunities and problems. Identify and evaluate critical marketing data.
General Education Courses
- Communication 9 cr
- Humanities 9 cr
- Social and Behavioral Sciences, including Macroeconomics 9 cr
- Natural Sciences, one biological science and one physical science 7-8 cr
- Mission-specific: Theology 6 cr
- Mathematics, must be above intermediate algebra 3 cr
- Health and Wellness, and Multicultural Program Support 5 cr
For a listing of General Education and elective courses, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.