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Sport Management Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.: Sport Management
  • Minor: Sport Management

Course Listings

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Sport Management courses offered at Wittenberg.

Degree Requirements:

Major in Sport Management (42-46 credits)

Required Sport Management courses (20 credits):

  • HSS 150: Introduction to Sport Management (4 credits)
  • HSS 222: Sport Marketing (4 credits)
  • HSS 380: Applied Projects in Sport Management/Approved Internship (4 credits)
  • HSS 301: Ethics in Sport Management (4 credits)
  • HSS 401: Sport Management Policy - senior-level capstone course (4 credits)

Required Business & other courses (14 credits):

  • ACCT 225: Financial Accounting - requires MATH 22 (4 credits)
  • BUSN 212: Research Methods (2 credits) + Statistics course (e.g., BUSN 210) (4 credits)
  • BUSN 365: Leading and Managing Effective Organizations (4 credits)

Sport Management; Health and Sport Studies (HSS); & other elective courses (8 credits):

Choose at least one from each category:

Sport & the Market:

  • ECON 265: Economics of Sport (4 credits)
  • HSS 221: International Sport Management (4 credits)
  • HSS 224: Sport Law (4 credits)
  • HSS 220: Event & Facility Management (4 credits)

Sport & Society:

  • HSS 230: Contemporary Issues in Sport Sociology and Sport Psychology (4 credits)
  • HSS 240: Sport in Culture (4 credits)
  • HSS 245: History of Women in Sport (4 credits)
  • HSS 225: Coaching Young Athletes (4 credits)

Depending on the topic, the following could fulfill either category:

  • HSS 490: Independent Study in Sport Management (1-4 credits)
  • HSS 491: Internship in Sport Management (1-4 credits)

Minor in Sport Management (22-26 credits)

The Sport Management minor is comprised of 22-26 credits in the departments of Health and Sport Studies; Business and Economics. Because ECON 265 has a prerequisite (ECON 190), the number of credits for this minor can range from 22-26 credits.

Required courses:

  • HSS 150: Intro to Sport Management (4 credits)
  • BUSN 212: Business Research Methods (2 credits)

Eight credits from the following Sport Management courses:

  • HSS 220: Event Planning & Facility Management
  • HSS 221: International Sport Management
  • HSS 222: Sport Marketing
  • HSS 301: Ethics in Sport Management

An additional 8 credits are required from:

  • ECON 265: Economics of Sport
  • BUSN 365: Managing Effective Organizations
  • HSS 230: Contemporary Issues in Sport Sociology & Sport Psychology
  • HSS 240: Sport in Culture
  • HSS 490: Independent Study in Sport Management
  • HSS 491: Internship in Sport Management
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