May 31, 2023  
DRAFT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
DRAFT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Sport Management, B.S.

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Program Description

The Sport Management major program is designed for students seeking an interdisciplinary approach to sport and recreation management. The major prepares students for entry into a wide array of career paths within the sport marketplace. Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, marketing of goods and services within professional and amateur sport, management of public and commercial recreation programs and facilities, electronic and print communication positions within sport organizations or sport media outlets and, sales and marketing in the fitness and health club industries. For admission to the program and further information, please contact the ESSM Advising Center office (HS 1003) at

This program is a part of the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services .


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Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation Policies

Admissions Requirements

To declare the Sport Management major, students must meet the following requirements:

Applicants must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average with a minimum grade of “C” in each required course for admission including:

  • POLS 1101
  • ENGL 1102
  • ACCT 2101 
  • ECON 2106 
  • SM 2100 
  • SM 2200 

No more than two attempts per course will be permitted. Transfer courses considered equivalent by the transfer review process will be allowed. 

Enrollment Requirements

Students admitted to the program must earn a grade of “C” or better in each required course within the Sport Management curriculum of which only two attempts per course will be allowed to earn the degree. Students falling below a 2.0 will not be eligible for Sport Management courses.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.


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Program Course Requirements

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

General Education Core Curriculum  

Major Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

Free Electives (6 Credit Hours)

 Select any courses from KSU Curriculum

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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