The Sports Management minor provides exposure to the many facets of the sports, recreation and leisure business including sports marketing, coaching theory and practice, facility and operational management, legal liability and risk management, sports psychology, and sports news media and public relations. All Undergraduate day majors are welcomed in the Sports Management program minor.
The curriculum combines six units of Lower Division core courses with 12 Upper Division units of more specialized Sports Management courses. Students may participate in an Internship Program designed to provide work skills and practical work experiences in the sports field. The curriculum helps prepare students for entry level management careers in the sports industry.
1. An understanding of employment opportunities available within this field.
2. A knowledge of the business management skills of value in building a successful career in the sports and recreation market.
3. An appreciation of broader topics at work, such as psychological and gender issues faced by managers within the discipline.