An introductory course exploring the history, development, and governance as well as current issues and trends in sport management. Emphasis will be placed on the regulations and impact of Title IX.
Examination of the fundamental theories, practices, and communication necessary to deliver sport products and services to consumers. Prerequisite: SPMT 1003.
A survey of marketing strategies and promotional activities related to the sports industry including media relationships. Prerequisites: SPMT 1003.
An examination of legal and ethical principles, liability, dilemmas, and court cases relating to sport-specific issues within the context of managing sport services. Prerequisites: SPMT 1003.
A study of principles, issues, and trends within the organization and management of athletic programs. Prerequisite: SPMT 1003.
A study of the economics and financing of the sports industry. Prerequisite: SPMT 1003.
A study of sport venue, events, and event management. Field experience is included. Prerequisites: Permission and Senior standing.
Application of contemporary management and leadership concepts, principles, and issues related to the operation of sport organizations. Includes theories of organization and leadership. Prerequisites: Permission and Senior standing.
Capstone course addressing the professional governance, standards, behaviors, and expectations of the sport manager. Students will investigate, analyze, and synthesize information using undergraduate skills developed through their educational process. Prerequisites: Permission and Senior standing.
Capstone supervised field experience in a sports agency designed to apply professional standards, behaviors, and expectations of the profession and meet the student's professional entry-level goals. Prerequisites: Permission and Senior standing.
*Pending approval by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.