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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management B.S.

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Bachelor of Science Degree
WellStar College of Health and Human Services, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science
(770) 423-6216


The Sport Management major program is designed for students seeking an interdisciplinary approach to the fields of Sport/Exercise Marketing, Management and Communications. Within Sport Management students will choose to concentrate in either Fitness Management, Sport Journalism, Sport Marketing, or Recreation Management. Fitness Management prepares the student for careers in managerial positions in fitness facilities or health clubs. Sport Journalism prepares students for careers as sport information directors and in the sport print or broadcast media. Sport Marketing prepares students for the marketing of goods and services within various segments of the sport industry. Recreation Management prepares students for careers in managerial positions with YMCA, YWCA, County recreational programs, or governmental/private agencies with recreational components.

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 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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