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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management B.S.

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Contact: SM Program Coordinator
Bachelor of Science Degree
WellStar College of Health and Human Services, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science
(770) 794-7600

The Sport Management major program is designed for students seeking an interdisciplinary approach to the delivery of sport, recreation, and fitness endeavors. Students within this major choose one of four concentrations: Fitness Management, Recreation Management, Sport Communication, or Sport Marketing. Fitness Management prepares students for careers in managerial positions in health and fitness facilities. Recreation Management prepares students for managerial positions with youth and adult recreational programs. Sport Communication prepares students for careers as sport information directors and in the sport print or broadcast media. Sport Marketing prepares students to market goods and services within various segments of the sport industry. This program has been approved by The North American Society for Sport Management and The National Association for Sport and Physical Education.. For further information and program admission, contact the HPS Advising Center HS 4025.

Admission to the program and retention criteria

An AGPA of 2.75 is required for admission to the program. Once admitted to the program, students must maintain an AGPA of 2.75 throughout their coursework in the program.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

see listing of requirements 

Students must take ECON 2100 in the General Education Core.

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Major Requirements

Concentration Area (18 Credit Hours)

(Select one of the following concentrations):

Sport Communication Concentration

Sport Marketing Concentration

Recreation Management Concentration

Free Electives (6 Credit Hours)

Any course in the university curriculum.

Program Total (123 Credit Hours)

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