Sport and Recreation Management, BS Curriculum

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The sport and recreation management program gives students the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in sport and recreation with an orientation toward management. It is employment-oriented, designed around active learning and responsive teaching, and technology-driven, focused on communication and human relations.

Program graduates will be able to manage, assist in the management of, or find employment in sport and recreation organizations. Career opportunities include positions in professional sport franchises, sport and recreation facilities, participative sport event management, spectator sport event management, licensed athletic apparel companies, corporate fitness programs, college and university athletic departments, park and tourist attraction sites, community centers, senior centers, health clubs, sport and recreation camps, clinics, and seminars.

Program outcomes: graduates will demonstrate:

  1. competencies in general business disciplines (i.e. management, marketing, finance) as related to sport and recreation management;
  2. skills in written and oral communication that relate to the sport and recreation industry;
  3. ability to apply industry-specific technological tools and operating procedures for sport and recreation;
  4. team building skills and the ability to work in groups.


Program Delivery

This program is available:


Admission Requirements

For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.


General Requirements

All students are required to complete general University and college requirements. For more information, see the graduation requirements.


Program Requirements

Students must complete 40 upper division credits.

Sport and Recreation Management Core
 
 
GBUS 1005 - Orientation to Online Learning (1.0 cr)
GBUS 3107 - Legal Environment in Business (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1062 - First Aid and CPR (2.0 cr)
HSCI 1072 - Wellness (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3100 - Managerial Finance (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3210 - Supervision and Leadership (3.0 cr)
MKTG 2200 - Personal Selling (3.0 cr)
MKTG 3300 - Principles of Marketing (3.0 cr)
SRM 2020 - Foundations of Sport and Recreation Management (3.0 cr)
SRM 2100 - Psychology of Sport (3.0 cr)
SRM 3002 - Sport Law and Governance (3.0 cr)
SRM 3003 - Facility and Event Management (3.0 cr)
SRM 3006 - Sport Marketing and Communication (3.0 cr)
SRM 3008 - Sport Ethics and Leadership (3.0 cr)
SRM 3012 - Sport Finance and Economics (3.0 cr)
SRM 3200 - Socio-Cultural Dimensions in Sport (3.0 cr)
SRM 3900 - Internship in Sport and Recreation Management (1.0-3.0 cr)
SRM 4099 - Seminar in Sport and Recreation Management (1.0 cr)
ACCT  2010 - Financial Accounting (3.0 cr)
 or ACCT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I (3.0 cr)
ACCT 2102 - Principles of Accounting II (3.0 cr)
 or ACCT 3010 - Managerial Accounting (3.0 cr)
COMM 3008 - Business Writing (3.0 cr)
or COMM 3303 - Writing in Your Profession (3.0 cr)
 
 
Physical Education and Recreation Requirements
Take 4 or more credits(s) from the following:
PER 1xxx
 
Technology Requirements
Take 3 or more credits(s) from the following:

 

Prescribed Electives
The following courses will not satisfy this requirement: Mgmt 3100, 3200, 3210, Mktg 3300. If a CA course is chosen, it must be a different course than the CA course chosen to meet the Technology Requirement.
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 2 or more credit(s) from the following:

 

Liberal Education Requirements
A minimum of 40 liberal education credits required. Students must complete the 10 goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum with the following specific liberal education courses required:
COMP 1011 - Composition I [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
COMP 1013 - Composition II [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
ECON 2101 - Microeconomics [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
ECON 2102 - Macroeconomics [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
MATH 1031 - College Algebra [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
MATH 1150 - Elementary Statistics [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
SPCH 1101 - Public Speaking [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)

 

Technology Requirements
Take 3 credits of any CA courses.
CA 1xxx

 

Open Electives
Students must take enough Open Electives credits to meet the 120 credit requirement for graduation.

 


Program Sub-plans

A sub-plan is not required for this program.

Marketing OnlineSport & Recreation Management Online

The sport and recreation management program gives students the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in sport and recreation with an orientation toward management. It is employment-oriented, designed around active learning and responsive teaching, and technology-driven, focused on communication and human relations.

Program graduates will be able to manage, assist in the management of, or find employment in sport and recreation organizations. Career opportunities include positions in professional sport franchises, sport and recreation facilities, participative sport event management, spectator sport event management, licensed athletic apparel companies, corporate fitness programs, college and university athletic departments, park and tourist attraction sites, community centers, senior centers, health clubs, sport and recreation camps, clinics, and seminars.

Program outcomes:

  1. competencies in general business disciplines (i.e. management, marketing, finance) as related to sport and recreation management;
  2. skills in written and oral communication that relate to the sport and recreation industry;
  3. ability to apply industry-specific technological tools and operating procedures for sport and recreation;
  4. team building skills and the ability to work in groups.

The Sport and Recreation Management B.S. Online program has the same curriculum requirements as the on-campus Sport and Recreation Management B.S. program.

Technology Requirement
GBUS 1005 - Orientation to Online Programs (1.0 cr)