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Sport Management| Major

The sport management program is an interdisciplinary program designed to blend general management skills with the specific demands of sports organizations. Built on a foundation of business specific courses, the sport management curriculum provides students with an in-depth understanding of the role that sport plays in society and the role of management in sport on a domestic and global level. Students learn the history, legality, economics and communication system of sport.

Interdisciplinary Program

The sport management program is an interdisciplinary program designed to blend general management skills with the specific demands of sports organizations. Built on a foundation of business specific courses, the sport management curriculum provides students with an in-depth understanding of the role that sport plays in society and the role of management in sport on a domestic and global level. Students learn the history, legality, economics and communication system of sport.

Graduate Preparation

The intensive curriculum incorporates collaborative projects, case studies and internships that propel students to become tomorrow's business leaders. All programs offered by the School of Business offer excellent preparation for further study at the graduate level.

Internships

Internships in a wide variety of fields enable students to integrate and apply their learning while opening the door to potential career opportunities. With an intense focus on our students' personal, intellectual and professional development, Lake Erie College affords students an opportunity to truly bridge the gap between learning and doing. Employers recognize that Lake Erie College business graduates are prepared to hit the ground running, bringing strong analytical and communication skills, a practical, teamwork orientation and an inclination toward reliability and personal initiative in the workplace.


Requirements for the Major

Students are required to take 48 semester credits, including:

  • AC 101 Accounting Principles I (3 SH)

  • EC 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 SH)

  • EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics (3 SH)

  • FN 320 Corporation Finance (3 SH)

  • MN 200 Introduction to Management (3 SH)

  • MN 215 Business Statistics (3 SH)

  • MN 323 Organizational Behavior (3 SH)

  • SA 101 Introduction to Sport Management (3 SH)

  • SA 203 Sport Marketing and Communications (3 SH)

  • SA 204 Sports Communication (3 SH)

  • SA 205 Sport Facility Planning, Operations and Management (3 SH)

  • SA 315 Legal Issues in Sports (3 SH)

  • SA 320 Leadership in Sports (3 SH)

  • SA 328 International Sport Administration (3 SH)

  • SA 490 Sport Policy Development (3 SH)

For more information about Sport Management…

Jenni Kinnaird, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Business, Associate Instructor

1 (440) 375-7115

jkinnaird@lec.edu

School of Business

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