Sport Management, BS
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
The undergraduate curriculum of Sport Management is under the guidelines of national accreditation through the Commission of Accreditation for Sport Management (COSMA). Students who select the Sport Management major must complete the general education program required by the University (see General Education Requirements). Based on the accreditation guidelines, the following professional courses are required: Sport Management (SPSC) 191, 192, 271, 272, 274, 280, 371, 372, 373, 374, 376, 377, 471, 473, 475, and SPSC-476 (internship). The students may take some electives upon approval of the academic advisor based on the program curriculum.
COACHING MANAGEMENT MINOR
The department offers a Minor in Coaching Management for undergraduate studies at DSU. The minor can be used by both students who have enrolled in the Sport Management program or other concentrations/majors. The Coaching Management minor is designed to strengthen knowledge and skills in athletic coaching to empower students’ capability in the athletic workforce. The program is formulated with national standards of coaching programs by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). The Coaching Management minor contains 21 credit hours that are mainly offered by the Department of Sport Management within the College of Business.
RECREATION MANAGEMENT MINOR
The Department of Sport Management also offers a Minor in Recreation Management for undergraduate studies at DSU. The minor can be used by both students who have enrolled in Sport Management or other concentrations/majors. The Recreation Management minor is designed to strengthen specified knowledge and skills in recreation to empower students’ capability in the workforce of intramural sports, recreation facilities, government agencies, and private (e.g., YMCA) recreational organizations. The program is formulated with national standards of recreation programs by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The Recreation Management minor contains 20 credit hours of courses by the Department of Sport Management within the College of Business.