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Business Administration – Sports, Recreation, and Tourism Management

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Bachelor of Science Degree

The Business Administration and Sports, Recreation, and Tourism Management program provides a
comprehensive, team‐based curriculum integrating general and specialized business courses with
laboratory‐learning practicum opportunities. Graduates are prepared to become business managers and
leaders. A Sports, Recreation, and Tourism Management degree offers many exciting and diverse career
opportunities in the sports, fitness, health, wellness, and recreation industries. Students may focus their
education on working in amateur, recreational, collegiate, or professional sport organizations.

In addition to the stated Division goals for all students, graduates of the Business Administration –
Sports, Recreation & Tourism (SRT) program will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theories, skills and practices common to the SRT field
  • Develop creative and critical thinking through team‐based business and community projects
  • Complete a minimum of two capstone practica or internship experiences

Program of Study

General Core Requirements (12 courses)

Entering the Discussion (3 courses)
Writing Courses
En101 English Composition I
En102 English Composition II
Bookend Course
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience

Exploring Diversity (8 courses)
Humanities Courses
Two courses with Ar, Cm, Cw, En, Hu, Mu, and Ph Prefixes; also includes any language course
Social Sciences
Two courses in Criminal Justice, History and Politics, Psychology, or Social Sciences
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Two courses in Biology, Environmental Studies, Math, or Natural Science
Career Enhancing
Two courses in Business Administration, Management, or related discipline

Consolidating Knowledge (one course)
Mg485 Management Practicum II

Professional Core (6 courses):
Mg110 Accounting Fundamentals
Mg120 Foundations of Economics
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals
Mg150 Organizational Management
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law

Sports, Recreation, and Tourism (SRT) Management Core (7 courses):
Mg140 Introduction to Sports Management
Mg325 Sports Law
Mg385 Management Practicum I
Four 300/400-level SRT-designated courses

General and Recommended Business Electives (7 courses)

Sample Program Sequence
First Year – Fall
En101 English Composition I
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience
Mg120 Foundations of Economics OR General Core
Mg150 Organizational Management

First Year – Spring
En102 English Composition II
Mg110 Accounting
Mg140 Introduction to Sports Management
General Core

Second Year – Fall
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law
General Core OR Mg120 Foundations of Economics
General Core

Second Year – Spring
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals
Mg325 Sports Law
300/400-level Management Core
General Core

Third Year – Fall
Mg385 Management Practicum
300/400-level SRT Management Core
General Core
General Elective

Third Year – Spring
300/400-level SRT Management Core
General Core
Business OR General Elective
Business OR General Elective

Fourth Year – Fall
300/400-level SRT Management Core
300/400-level SRT Management Core
General Core
Business OR General Elective

Fourth Year – Spring
Mg485 Management Practicum II
300/400-level SRT Management Core
General Core
Business OR General Elective

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