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 Kinesiology and Sport Studies
Linksz 208 • Phone (215) 968-8450
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
COLL101
College Success Seminar
1
CISC100
Digital Literacy F,9
3
COMM110
Effective Speaking G,4,5
3
COMP110
English Composition I A,G,2,10
3
COMP111
English Composition II G,2,4,10
3
HLTH103
Life and Health 2
3
HLTH110
Responding to Emergencies 2
3
ECON111
Prin. of Economics: Macro 2
3
SOCI110
Intro to Sociology 2,3,8
3
SPMT200
Intro to Sport Management
3
SPMT201
Sport Marketing
3
SPMT202
Facility Mgt/Event Planning
3
SPMT203
History& Philosophy of Sport
3
Scientific Literacy A,C,7 3-4
Quantitative Literacy A,H,6 3-4
Arts/Humanities D,1 6
Elective E 3
Physical Education Electives B 6
SPMT280
Cooperative Education/Sport Internship G
3
Total Credit Hours61-63

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
COLL101
College Success Seminar
1
COMP110
English Composition I A,G,2,10
3
HLTH103
Life and Health 2
3
SPMT200
Intro to Sport Management
3
Physical Education Elective B2
Quantitative Literacy A,H,63-4
Total Credit Hours 15-16

Second Semester

Course Credits
CISC100
Digital Literacy F,9
3
COMP111
English Composition II G,2,4,10
3
HLTH110
Responding to Emergencies 2
3
SPMT203
History & Philosophy of Sport
3
Arts/Humanities D,1 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Third Semester

Course Credits
SPMT202
Facility Mgt/Event Planning
3
ECON111
Prin. of Economics: Macro 2
3
SOCI110
Intro to Sociology 2,3,8
3
SPMT201
Sport Marketing
3
Arts/Humanities D3
Total Credit Hours 15

Fourth Semester

Course Credits
COMM110
Effective Speaking G,4,5
3
Elective E 3
SPMT280
Sport Management Internship  G
3
Scientific Literacy A,C,73-4
Physical Education Electives B4
Total Credit Hours 16-17

A Placement testing required.
B Choose any 3 from the following: KINS133, KINS145, KINS150, KINS155, KINS156, KINS170, KINS178, KINS190, KINS191.
C Choose from: CHEM101, BIOL101.
D Any of the following may be chosen: HIST111, HIST112, HIST151, HIST152, HUMN111, HUMN112, HUMN113, HUMN114.
E Pre-college level courses do not meet this requirement.
F CISC110 or CISC115 may be substituted.
G Course requires prerequisite.
H Choose from: MATH101, MATH102, MATH120, MATH125, MATH140.

1 Satisfies Arts/Humanities
2 Satisfies Critical Thinking
3 Satisfies Diversity
4 Satisfies Information Literacy
5 Satisfies Oral Communication
6 Satisfies Quantitative Literacy
7 Satisfies Scientific Literacy
8 Satisfies Social Sciences
9 Satisfies Technological Competence
10 Satisfies Writing

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