Management: Sport Management

Management - Sport Management major imageBachelor of Professional Studies

The Sport Management program at Cazenovia College prepares students for a number of interesting and exciting career opportunities in the sport industry – from youth to scholastic to collegiate to professional sport management and marketing, from event and facility management to sport agency.  The Sport Management curriculum combines both classroom learning and internship experiences that help broaden the students’ understanding, as well as experiential and networking opportunities.

This program is fully accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. Visit  http://www.cazenovia.edu/about/institutional-research/accreditation to learn more about our accreditation status and to review the 2011-2012 Annual Report to IACBE.

Goals:
    •    To explore the wide variety of career paths available to students in the Sport Management field;
    •    To offer relevant courses that will prepare Sport Management students for the current sport industry marketplace; and
    •    To present Sport Management students with a broad range of internship opportunities that will give them the chance to explore different avenues of the sport industry while offering them the opportunity to network with a number of sport management professionals.

Special Features:
Through a nine-credit-hour internship component, students gain a better understanding of the true responsibilities of the sport management professional.

Career Opportunities:
  • Professional sports team and league administration and management
  • College and high school athletic department and conference administration and management
  • Amateur sport organization management
  • Public and private recreational agency management
  • Facility and club management
  • Sport marketing and event promotions
  • Sport event management
  • Sporting goods sales and management


GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
   Course (Credits)
   See Degree Requirements: General Education requirements (33)
   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Information Literacy: 
      BU 473 Business Research Methods (3)
   Senior Capstone: BU 495 Senior Capstone (3)
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS - 39
PROGRAM COURSES         
Art & Sciences Courses
   Course (Credits)
   HG 131  Macroeconomics (3)
   HG 132  Microeconomics  (3)
   SB 130    Introduction to Sociology (3)
   SB 358/SP 364    Sport in Society (3)   
   SM 261   Statistics (3)
Total Arts & Sciences Program Credits - 15
Career Courses
   Course (Credits)       
   AC 331    Financial Accounting (3)
   AC 332    Managerial Accounting (3)
   BU 110    Principles of Management (3)
   BU 120    Principles of Marketing (3)
   BU 233    Human Resource Management (3)
   BU 363    Business Law and Ethics (3)
   BU 481    Business Management Internship (3)
   HE 110    Community First Aid & Safety (1)
   IM 120    Introduction to Computers or IM 121,122,123 (1 credit each)  (3)
   SP 118    Introduction to Sport Management  (3)
   SP 253    Facility and Event Management  (3)
   SP 257    Organization and Administration of Sport (3)
   SP 269    Current Issues in Sport Management (3)
   SP 328    Sport Marketing/Promotions/Sales (3)
   SP 355    Financing Sport Operations (3)   
   SP 368    Legal Issues in  Sport (3)
   SP 488    Sport Management Internship (6)
Total Career Program Credits - 52
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS - 67
ELECTIVES   
Open Electives
    Course (Credits)       
    100-400 level (12)
    300/400 level  (3)
Total Open Elective Credits  - 15
TOTAL ELECTIVE CREDITS - 15  
TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE - 121


Contact Information:

Michelle Brimecombe
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Sport Management
Eddy Hall 206
Phone: 315-655-7992
Email: mjbrimecombe

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