Jun 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sport Management and Recreation Management/Athletic Administration Track

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The Sport and Recreation Management/Athletic Administration Track prepares students to be leaders and role models in interscholastic, university and collegiate sports.  Courses focus on the significant role that athletic administrators engage in within the school and the community.  Learning outcomes support skill development in the areas of management, leadership, marketing, and communications.  Special emphasis will be placed on developing personal philosophies and values related to administration and coaching.  Students upon the completion of course work will have a thorough understanding of the nature of athletic administration.

Program Outcomes:

  • Application of Knowledge:  be familiar and apply major concepts and theories associated with business and sport/recreation management related practices
  • Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility:  understand professional ethics and social responsibility as it relates to sports/recreation participation, spectatorship, sports/recreation related business activities and professional standards.
  • Communicate Effectively:  communicate effectively and professionally in verbal, nonverbal, and written format.
  • Critical Thinking:  use critical thinking skills to solve problems associated with administering and developing sport/recreation related activities for all levels of sport/recreation participation and spectatorship.
  • Career Preparation:  engage in career development activities to prepare for job success or graduate school entrance.


Core Curriculum:

In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 120 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.


Business Administration   , Coaching   or Exercise Science   Minor

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