Sport and Leisure Management Major

Sport and Leisure Management Degree Requirements

Major: Sport and Leisure Management (B.S.)

Objective
The Sport and Leisure Management Program (B.S.) degree provides introductory and advanced courses in sport management with concentration areas in exercise science, health, sport management and sport performance. Students will be well-prepared for careers in sport management, employee wellness programs, public and private recreation facilities, exercise science, personal training, health and wellness, and sport performance and coaching.

Practicum Experience
To develop skills in leadership, programming, problem solving, communications and interpersonal relationships, students are required to participate in a supervised pre-professional (practicum) experience.

Grade Requirement
The grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all Physical Education and all Sport and Leisure Management major and minor courses.

Professional Development
Students majoring in Physical Education or Sport and Leisure Management are required to accumulate ten (10) Professional Development Points each semester before registering for certain upper division practicum courses.

Sport and Leisure Management Major:
BS Degree Requirements – Complete Core Courses and Select One Concentration

Core courses for Sport and Leisure Management Majors
SubjectCourseTitleCredits
HPE210Personal Health3
SLM250Introduction to Health Fitness/Sport Science3
HPE328Applied Anatomy and Physiology3
SLM341Program Development & Evaluation3
SLM345Leadership & Problem Solving3
SLM440Quantitative Analysis3
SLM460Research Methods in SLM3
HPE411Sports in American Society (writing intensive)3
SLM495/496Internship3
Exercise Science Concentration
HPE329The Physiological Basis of Movement3
HPE413Physiology of Exercise3
SLM375Exercise Management for Disabilities3
SLM340Exercise Testing & Prescription3
HPE320Sports Nutrition3
Health Promotion Concentration
HPE326Stress Management3
SLM365Worksite Health Promotion3
HPE207Nutrition Across the Lifespan3
HPE325Holistic Health3
HPE329Physiological Basis of Movement3
Sport Management Concentration
HPE331Organization & Administration (writing intensive)3
SLM320Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Communication in Sports3
SLM330Design, Construction & Management of Sports Facilities3
Additional Course (advisor approval)3
Additional Course (advisor approval)3
Sport Performance Concentration
HPE303Sports Conditioning for Youth3
HPE329Physiological Basis of Movement3
SLM355Motor Learning3
HPE413Physiology of Exercise3
SLM346Sport Psychology3
Total Credits42
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