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BS in Sport Management

Overview:

The major in Sport Management at Queens University of Charlotte prepares students for a variety of exciting sport-related careers. Students learn to plan, organize, establish, lead, and appraise within an organization or sector whose primary product and/or service is connected to sport. The curriculum examines all levels of sport: youth, high school, collegiate, amateur, and professional. Students are prepared for entry-level sport management career opportunities and further study at the graduate level. An emphasis of this Queens University of Charlotte major is to become an effective leader positively influencing others through sport and sport-related programming. The career opportunities within sport management are essentially limitless and include, but are not limited to, athletic director, sports marketing director, private facility management, promotions coordinator, sporting goods, media relations, sales and event management.

Requirements:

Core Requirements (45 hours):

ACCT (BUSN) 207 Financial Accounting (3 hrs.)
BUSN 340 Principles of Marketing (3 hrs.)
COMM 101 Intro to Communication Studies (3 hrs.)
COMM 356 Sports: Communication & Culture (3 hrs.)
COMM 357 Sports: Promotion & Publicity (3 hrs.)
KINS 210 Introduction to Sport Management (3 hrs.)
KINS 360 Sport Marketing and Sales (3 hrs.)
KINS 420 Policy and Ethical Issues in Sport (3 hrs.)
KINS 460 Sport Governance and Administration (3 hrs.)
KINS 462 Sport Event and Facility Management (3 hrs.)
KINS 464 Sport Finance and Economics (3 hrs.)
*KINS 466 Legal Issues in Sport (3 hrs.)
KINS 474 Senior Seminar in Sport Management (3 hrs.)
INTE 297, 498, & 499 Internship (6 hrs. total - Hayworth students enroll in 6 hours of INTE 496 instead of INTE 297, 498, and 499)

* This course meets the writing intensive course requirement.
** Plus, 10 hours of electives courses chosen from the following departments: Kinesiology, Communication, and/or Business; Other courses must be approved in advance by the Advisor.

KINS 488 - Independent Study in Sport Management (1-6 hrs.)

Suggested minors: Business Administration or Sports Communication

PROGRAM INFORMATION         

For more information please contact Dr. Robert Lyons, Jr., 116E Levine Center, Kinesiology Department, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina 28274, telephone: (704) 688-2852,

E-mail: lyonsr@queens.edu .

General Education Requirements

Traditional Undergraduate Program, and the Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies Undergraduate Program. Prospective students should apply to the program whose curriculum and services best meets their needs.

  • The Traditional Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the 18-22 year old student. Most traditional undergraduates live in residence halls and are enrolled full-time. A full range of student life activities and student services are available to students in this program, including the Core Program in the Liberal Arts, the John Belk International Program and the Honors Program. 
  • The Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the adult learner. Most Hayworth undergraduates are employed full-time and enrolled part-time. The Hayworth School also admits those persons wishing to take undergraduate courses as a non-degree candidate. The Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies realizes the demands that adult students face and assists with study plans, individual student advising and programs designed with flexibility to meet the specific needs of the adult learner. Classes meeting Hayworth degree requirements and several majors and minors are scheduled in the evenings for the convenience of students employed during the day.

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