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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog
Texas Tech University
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management, B.S.


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About the Sport Management Bachelor's Program


Students majoring in sport management study the application of management and business theories and principles to the sport industry. Students take courses in personnel management, sport communication, social issues in sport, sport facilities and event management, sport marketing, financial and economic aspects of sport, leadership and management in sport, sport law and governance, sales and fundraising in sport, international sport management, and six hours from a list of courses. Students prepare to pursue management and leadership positions in professional, intercollegiate, community, and international sport organizations. A 2.5 GPA is required for acceptance into and continued enrollment in courses in the sport management major. For any student entering in Fall 2016 or later, a GPA of 2.5 is required for taking courses in this major.

 

Recommended Curriculum


First Year


Fall


Total: 14


Spring


Total: 15


Second Year


Fall


Total: 16


Spring


Total: 16


Third Year


Fall


Total: 15


Spring


Total: 15


Fourth Year


Fall


Total: 15


Spring


Total: 14


Total Hours: 120


The above curriculum model is a suggested set of courses/hours to complete the track in four years. The program requires 120 hours for graduation.

Foreign Language


A student must complete 6 hours at the sophomore level or above in a single language. The prerequisite for all sophomore language courses is credit for the freshman level. This credit can be determined through a credit by examination. The score attained on the exam will determine whether the student is placed in a second-year course, a 5-hour review course, or in some cases the first or second semester of a beginning (first-year) language course. See College of Arts & Sciences  for further explanation.

* SPMT Designated Electives


Choose from:

Minors


A minor of 18 minimum hours is required for sport management majors. Choose one of these for the required minor:

  • General Business (GPA 2.75) = 18 hours (recommended)
  • Legal Studies (GPA 2.75) = 21 hours
  • Communication Studies = 18 hours
  • Advertising (GPA 2.50) = 21 hours
  • Journalism (GPA 2.50) = 21 hours
  • Electronic Media (GPA 2.50) = 21 hours
  • Media Strategies (2.25 GPA) = 21 hours
  • Public Relations (2.50 GPA) = 21 hours

 

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