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

Sports Administration (B.B.A.)


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Major Code BB6150

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

Ming Li, contact person
 

Program Overview

Sports administration 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. The BBA in sports administration program at Ohio University is designed to provide students with the academic preparation and practical training required for success in the sport industry.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Freshmen will be admitted to the college on a selective basis. Normally, you will need to be in the top 20 percent of your high school class, with a strong college preparation curriculum. You are expected to have above-average ACT or SAT scores and also have demonstrated leadership potential through participation in extracurricular activities or work experience. Members of groups that are historically underrepresented in business will receive special consideration.

Change of Program Policy

The College of Business allows a limited number of students from other Ohio University academic colleges to apply for transfer into the College of Business. It should be noted that the transfer requirements differ for students at the end of their freshman years and students in their sophomore and junior years. The College of Business reserves the right to limit transfer admissions as necessary.

External Transfer Admission

Any student considering transfer to the College of Business is strongly encouraged to contact the College’s office of Student Services as early as possible. You must be enrolled in the College before your senior year to allow for the College’s 32-hour residency requirement. You must earn at least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the business degree at Ohio University.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The BBA in sports administration 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.
 

Requirements

Major Hours Requirement


The sports administration major requires a minimum of 128 hours.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


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

College-Level Requirements for the College of Business


View the College-Level Requirements for the College of Business.  

College of Business (COB) Requirements


Cluster Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Non-Business Required Hours


Every COB major must complete a minimum of 42 hours of classwork outside of the College of Business. The non-business required classes count in the 42 hour requirement. The remaining hours consist of elective classes taken outside of the College of Business.

Individual Non-Business Required Courses


Complete the following courses:

Global Requirement


Complete one of the following three components:

1. Global Course Component


Complete 6 hours from the following courses:

2. Global Experience Component


You may arrange to meet this requirement by completing one of the following:

  1. a Global Consulting Project experience through the College of Business
  2. an approved international experience through the Ohio University Education Abroad Office
  3. an approved international experience through the Global Leadership Center

Contact the College of Business Student Services Office for details.

3. Foreign Language Component


Complete a foreign language through at least 2120.

Probability and Statistics Requirement


Complete the following course:

Behavioral Science Requirement


Complete one of the following courses:

Diversity Requirement


Complete any African American Studies (AAS) course or any Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) course or any of the following courses:

Economics Elective Requirement


If your major is finance or accounting, you must take ECON 3050. If you have any other major, you must take a 3000- or 4000-level economics course except ECON 3000 or ECON 3810.

Internship Requirement


Complete 3 hours of internship credit.

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