BA in Sport Management

Prospective students interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management degree must meet all admission requirements by the WSU College of Education. In addition, they must complete an orientation program embedded in SMGT 112.

General Requirements: Minimum of 120 total hours for graduation; GPA of 2.000 required.

Required Major Courses
SMGT 112Introduction to Sport Management3
SMGT 210Practicum in Sport Management 13
SMGT 300Technology in Sport Management3
SMGT 426Sport Public Relations3
SMGT 428Sport Finance3
SMGT 444Human Resource in Management in Sport3
SMGT 446Preinternship Seminar1
SMGT 447AInternship Sport Management12
SMGT 461Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity I3
SMGT 465Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity3
SMGT 466Marketing Sport and Physical Activity3
SMGT 475Sport and Physical Activity in American Culture3
SMGT 511Selling in the Sport Industry3
SMGT 520Sport Tournament and Event Management3
SMGT 525Sport Facility Management3
SMGT 545Sport Governance & Policy3
Students may satisfy elective requirements by selecting courses with the consent of the program advisor and/or by pursuing a minor in exercise science, communication, or one of the multiple minors available through the Barton School of Business. Select a minimum of 23 credit hours.23
Total Credit Hours78

All students are required to take 45 credit hours of courses numbered 300 or above.

Applied Learning

Students in the Bachelor of Arts in sport management program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from this program. The requirement can be met by successfully completing SMGT 447A Internship Sport Management.