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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Sport Management Major (B.S.Sp.S.)


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Major Code BS8123

College of Business
609 Copeland Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4666
Fax: 740.
dsa@ohio.edu
http://aspnet.cob.ohio.edu/isms.aspx?sportadmin

Ming Li, contact person

Program Overview

Sport management is an applied field of study based on the integration of the special nature of sport endeavors and management theory, and administrative principles applied to sport involvement. Sport management includes any combination of skills related to planning, organizing, leading and evaluating within the context of an organization or department whose primary product or service is related to sport. The undergraduate sport management program at Ohio Univerity is designed to provide students with the academic preparation and practical training required for success in the sport industry. The program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Sport Science and a minor in business.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

All students interested in the sport management program must first be admitted by Ohio University. They will then enter the program with a premajor code of ND8840 (presport management). To be admitted into the major, a student must apply and be accepted after successfully completing seven courses in the sport management prerequisite (with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course and achieve an accumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher). Upon successful completion of the above requirements, a student can seek admission into the major.

Change of Program Policy

Any student who is interested in the sport management program can apply for transfer into the program with a premajor code of ND8840 (presport management). He or she will then have to successfully complete the courses in the sport management prerequisite in order to be admitted into the major.

External Transfer Admission

Any student from another institution who is interested in the sport management program at Ohio University can apply for transfer into the program with a premajor code of ND8840 (presport management). He or she will then have to successfully complete the courses in the sport management prerequisite in order to be admitted into the major.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The undergraduate sport management program prepares students for careers in professional sports, college athletics, amateur sports, youth sports or corporate positions with a sport-related component. Job functions in the sport industry include facility management, sport promotion and marketing, sport media, customer or community relations, sport sponsorship, licensing, sport information and sport law. Common job titles include marketing and promotions director, academic services for student athletics, corporate sales director, director of ticketing and finance, sporting goods sales representative, facility coordinator, athletic director, compliance director, athletic business manager, fitness manager and program director of community sport programs. Job responsibilities vary with the type of organization, area of sport industry and level of management. Job duties may involve working with corporations in special-event promotions and sponsorship. They may also include accounting, ticketing, and financial operations of a sporting event or program. The sport manager may be involved in facility and event management, sport broadcasting and media relations, or the sales of sporting goods and licensed sport products. Alumni of the undergraduate sport management program at Ohio University can be found throughout the country. Graduates of the program are employed with professional sport teams, college athletic departments, sport marketing and event-management firms, etc.
 

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Sport Management Prerequisite Requirements


Complete the following with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course:

Achieve and maintain an accumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.


Upon successful completion of the above requirements, you must seek admission to the major:

  1. For Presport Management Majors

    The Sport Management Program Application form is available from your faculty advisor. The completed form and a current DARS report must be submitted to your faculty advisor by the end of the second week of the semester following completion of the admission requirements.
     
  2. All Other Majors

    For students in any other major seeking admission into the sport management major, the Sport Management Program Application form is available from the department office. The completed form and a current DARS report must be submitted to the department chair by the second week of the semester following completion of the admission requirements.

Upon review and verification of your GPA and course requirements, applicants meeting the requirements will be admitted into the program. Students are advised to make a decision about a major as early as possible in order to apply to the program in a timely manner.

Sport Management Core Requirements


Sport Management Core Part 1


Complete the following courses:

Sport Management Core Part 2


Complete the following course:

Sport Management Core Part 3


Complete the following courses:

Required Related Courses


Required Related Courses Part 1


Complete the following courses:

Complete one of the following courses:


Required Related Requirement Part 2


Complete 12 hours from one of the following:

or

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