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Sport Management Minor

The sport management program is designed to prepare individuals for managerial positions within sport-oriented organizations such as college and university athletics, professional sport teams, amateur sport organizations, sport arenas and facilities, sport event management, sport marketing agencies, recreational sports management, health and fitness clubs, etc.

For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses taken toward the minor (2.75 for teacher licensure with no less than C- earned in all core courses) and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

The sport management minor, consisting of 15 credits taken in the sport management program, includes the following courses:

SMGT 214 - Introduction to Sport Management (3 hours) + a choice of 4 of the following SMGT courses (12 hours):

SMGT 305 - Sport Administrative Theory (3)
SMGT 315 - Sport Media and Public Relations (3)
SMGT 331 - Fiscal Planning and Management in Sport and Recreation (3)
SMGT 369 - Practicum in Sport Management (3)
SMGT 414 - Sport Marketing (3)
SMGT 415 - Principles of Coaching Management
SMGT 421 - Legal Aspects in Sport and Recreation Management (3)
SMGT 450W -  Ethics and Morality in Sport (3)
SMGT 452 - Sport Facility Management (3)
SMGT 453 - Event Management and Sport Sponsorship (3)
SMGT 455 - Sport in Contemporary Society (3)
SMGT 456 - Sport Psychology (3)


Total Credit Hours for Sport Management Minor = 15 hours