Sport Management

Transfer Major

Decisions on the transferability of courses are made by the four-year colleges and differ from school to school. Students enrolled in this major should contact the Transfer Services office early in their academic program to determine which courses will transfer to the college of their choice.

Department of Health, Physical Education & Nursing
Gymnasium 102 • Phone (215) 968-8451
Curriculum Code No. 1154

The Sport Management major prepares the undergraduate student for a career in sport management, athletics, marketing, campus recreation, intramurals, student activities, as well as other related areas. It serves as a foundation for upper division course work. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution as a sport management major should plan a major parallel to that of the transfer college.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with others through oral, written, and/or graphic means that apply interpersonal skills and professional attitudes
  • assess, evaluate, and use information effectively and efficiently as lifelong learners in pursuit of personal and professional objectives. This includes interpreting and applying their knowledge of the principles of sport management, marketing, and/or event planning to direct, support or control a sport enterprise
  • demonstrate understanding of basic Sport Management Core work
  • compute with proficiency and confidence, in planning marketing strategies, and/or campus recreation, intramurals and other activities

Degree Course Requirements*

Course Credits
CISC100
Introduction to Computers F
3
COMM110
Effective Speaking G,4
3
COMP110
English Composition I G
3
COMP111
English Composition II G
3
HLTH103
Life and Health
3
HLTH110
Responding to Emergencies
3
ECON111
Prin. of Economics: Macro
3
SOCI110
Intro to Sociology
3
SPMT200
ntro to Sport Management
3
SPMT201
Sport Marketing
3
SPMT202
Facility Mgt/Event Planning
3
SPMT203
History& Philosophy of Sport
3
College Level Math or Science 6
Cultural Perspectives 3
Humanities Elective 3
INTG285
Integration of Knowledge G
3
Physical Education Electives 6
SPMT280
Cooperative Education/Sport Internship G
3
Total Credit Hours60

Recommended Semester Sequence

The recommended course sequence is designed for full-time students who average 15 credit hours per semester. Students may need more time to complete major requirements based on placement testing. This additional time will entail some adjustments to the sequence recommended. See catalog for key.

First Semester

Course Credits
COMP110
English Composition I A,G,1
3
HLTH103
Life and Health 5
3
SPMT200
Intro to Sport Management
3
Physical Education Elective B2
Math and/or Science C3
Total Credit Hours 14

Second Semester

Course Credits
CISC100
Introduction to Computers F
3
COMP111
English Composition II G,2
3
HLTH110
Responding to Emergencies 5
3
SPMT203
History & Philosophy of Sport
3
Humanities Elective D 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Third Semester

Course Credits
SPMT202
Facility Mgt/Event Planning
3
ECON111
Prin. of Economics: Macro 3
3
SOCI110
Intro to Sociology 3
3
SPMT201
Sport Marketing
3
Cultural Perspectives D3
Total Credit Hours 15

Fourth Semester

Course Credits
COMM110
Effective Speaking G,4
3
INTG285
Integration of Knowledge E,G,6
3
SPMT280
Sport Management Internship  G
3
Math A and/or ScienceC3
Physical Education Electives B4
Total Credit Hours 16

A Placement testing required
B Health and Physical Education majors must take at least six of these physical education skills courses: PHED133, PHED145, PHED150, PHED155, PHED156, PHED170, PHED178, PHED190, PHED191.
C Any of the following may be chosen: CHEM101, BIOL101, MATH101, MATH102, MATH120, MATH125, MATH140.
D Any of the following may be chosen: HIST111, HIST112, HIST151, HIST152, HUMN111, HUMN112, HUMN113, HUMN114.
E Any INTG course may be chosen.
F CISC110 or CISC115 may be substituted.
G Course requires prerequisite.

1 Satisfies College Writing Level I.
2 Satisfies College Writing Level II.
3 Satisfies Social Perspectives.
4 Satisfies Creative Expression.
5 Satisfies Personal Health.
6 Satisfies Writing Intensive requirement.

Note for Degree Course Requirements:
*See the college catalog for important information on Revisions to Degree/Major Requirements. Students who do not seek the Associate of Arts Degree may earn the legend, "Major Requirements Satisfied", on their transcripts by successfully completing all the courses listed in the major except three to five credits in mathematics or science, COMP111, three credits in cultural perspectives, and six credits of undesignated electives. Credits exceeding the required minimum cannot be used to satisfy credits in other course requirements.