The mission of the Sports Management program is to provide quality preparation for management positions within the sports industry.  This focus necessitates sport education professionals teaching sport management students by integrating theory and practice, thus allowing the students to serve a diverse population in a global society.  Achieving this mission requires an integration of sport management theory and practice and the interaction of academic sport professionals, practicing sport managers and goal-oriented students.  Instruction centers on how sport management can have a Christ-centered focus in relation to athletic and sport program operation.  Sports Management students will have real-world experience through site observation, internship and pre-professional clinical experience, SMA 435, 450, or 470. 

Sports Management Major:           

36 hours to include the following: BUS 110, BUS 210, SMA 270, BUS 304, BUS 305, SMA 302, SMA 306, SMA 310, SMA 410, SMA 418, SMA 419, SMA 435 or SMA 450

Sports Management Minor:           

18 hours to include the following: SMA 302, SMA 306, SMA 310, SMA 410 or SMA 418, SMA 419, and SMA 435 or SMA 450

Coaching Minor                                                                                                                                                                       

18 hours including 6 hours of Coaching theory (HPE 201-207), SMA 310, SMA 418, BUS 412, SMA 435  or SMA 450.

Coaching Certificate for Secondary Teaching:

18 hours including 6 hours in coaching theory (HPE 201-207), BUS 412,SMA 435 or SMA 450, and EDU 501 * and EDU 506*

*Must be accepted by the School of Education for the alternate route (ACT 21 or Praxis I and a 2.75 GPA) and have 21 hours in an approved content area. High need areas are Biology, Chemistry, English , Math and Physics.  Other specialty areas for a teaching endorsement include Art, Business, Music, Marketing, Social Studies , Spanish, Speech Communications, and Special Education.

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AAD - Arts Administration
ACC - Accounting
ART - Art
BHA - Health Administration
BIB - Biblical Studies
BIO - Biology
BUS - Business
CAS - Child Advocacy Studies
CES - Classical Education Studies
CHE - Chemistry
CJU - Criminal Justice
COM - Communication
COS - Council Studies
CSC - Computer Science
CWR - Creative Writing
DAN - Dance
ECO - Economics
EDU - Education
ELT - English Language Teaching
ENG - English
ESL - English as Second Lang
FAM - Family Studies
FLM - Film Production
FRE - French
GDS - Graphic Design
GER - German
GRE - Greek
HIS - History
HNS - Honors
HPE - Health and Physical Ed
HUM - Humanities
ICS - Intercultural Studies
IDS-Interdisciplinary Studies
IST - International Studies
LDS - Leadership Studies
MAT - Mathematics
MML- Ministry Leadership
MUS - Music
NUR - Nursing
PHI - Philosophy
PHY - Physics
PSC - Political Science
PSY - Psychology
REA - Reading
SAM - Sports Administration
SMA - Sports Management
SME - Sports Medicine
SOC - Sociology
SPA - Spanish
SPC - Speech Communication
SPE - Speech
SWK - Social Work
Teaching English as a Second Language TESL
THE - Theatre
WVC - Worldview Curriculum
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