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SPMA 101 - Introduction to Sport Management (3).
Description: The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the multiple components of the sport industry. All major segments of the industry will be covered, giving the student a strong orientation to the overall industry. Major concepts to be studied will include a background of the industry, business aspects for sport management, various segments of the industry, and professional preparation for a career in the sport industry. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: SPMA Majors or by permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Sports Management Department

SPMA 199 - Gen Sports Management Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Sports Management Department

SPMA 235 - Sport Event Management (3:2:2).
Description: The examination of the organization, management, and evaluation of sporting events. Specific emphasis will be placed upon the economic impact of sporting events, the event bidding process, the event planning process, event logistics, event evaluation, and risk managment policies and procedures. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: SPMA or PHED major.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

PE, Sport, & Human Performance Department

SPMA 299 - Gen Sports Management Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Sports Management Department

SPMA 355 - Research and Writing in Sport Management (3).
Description: Course will examine basic research methodologies and statistics as they apply to the field of sport management. Further, the course will examine writing press releases, reports, and brochures. Notes: Lab Fee: $200. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: SPMA 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

PE, Sport, & Human Performance Department

SPMA 392 - Field Experiences in SPMA (3:0:8).
Description: The Field Experience course is designed to provide junior and senior sport management majors with direct training in the unique phases of a particular sport management setting and environment. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing as an admitted SPMA major, approval of the Sport Management Program coordinator. Corequisites: SPMA 398.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
8.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

PE, Sport, & Human Performance Department

SPMA 398 - Seminar in Sport Management (1:1:0).
Description: A purpose of this course is to provide students the opportunity to discuss issues and express concerns they may have while performing the field experience required in SPMA 392. A second purpose of the course is to prepare students for successful entry into the sport management internship. Professional preparation, interviewing skills, and career opportunities will all be discussed. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Junior standing as a Sport Management major, Grade of C or higher in SPMA 101 and approval of sport management program coordinator. Corequisites: SPMA 392.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

PE, Sport, & Human Performance Department

SPMA 425 - Global and Behavioral Perspectives in Sport (3:3:0).
Description: This course is an interdisciplinary examination of sport as a global phenomenon and the impact of sport as a social institution. Historical, cultural, economic, behavioral, and governance perspectives are considered. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: SPMA 101, SPMA majors, Junior or Senior status.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Seminar/Recitation

PE, Sport, & Human Performance Department

SPMA 426 - Administration of Sport Organizations (3).
Description: This course will provide students majoring in sport management with the opportunity to specifically apply contemporary managment concepts to the operation of sport organizations. Notes: Offered in fall. This course may be taken concurrently with SPMA 101. Prerequisites: MGMT 321, SPMA 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Seminar/Recitation

PE, Sport, & Human Performance Department

SPMA 492 - Internship in SPMA (6:0:0).
Description: Guided, practical experience requiring a minimum of 400 hours contractual work in an appropriate sport management environment. Course must be completed with a C or better. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: SPMA 392. Corequisites: SPMA 398.
6.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

Sports Management Department

SPMA 493 - Internship in Sport Management (12).
Description: The internship provides students the opportunity for guided practical experience in a sport management industry setting. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in SPMA 392 and SPMA 398, Junior or Senior standing as an SPMA major, and approval of the Sport Management Program Coordinator.
12.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

PE, Sport, & Human Performance Department


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