University of Saint Mary Four-Year Academic Plan:

B.S. in Sport Management — Management Emphasis

This four-year plan is valid for the 2015-2016 USM Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is merely a recommendation. Your actual program may vary. Other factors may impact your time to degree and course sequencing. See the current USM Undergraduate Catalog for more information, including USM academic policies, curriculum, pre-requisites, and course information.


Requires 128 credit hours (including 42 upper level hours):
 

48 General Education
46-51 Business / Sport Management Core & Non-Core
9 Business Management Concentration
20 Elective


128 Total


Freshman Year (30 Credits — 18 GenEd/Elective, 12 Major)

Fall (15 Credits — 9 GenEd/Elective, 6 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — MGT 231 — Principles of Management *
3 SM 250 — Introduction to Sport Management *
3 — GE 114 — First Year Experience I
3 — EN 111 — English Composition I
3 — GenEd / Elective Course

Spring (15 Credits — 9 GenEd/Elective, 6 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — MKT 231 — Principles of Marketing *
3 — SM 251 — Sport Facilities, Planning, & Management
3 — GE 115 — First Year Experience II
3 — EN 112 — English Composition II
3 — SCA 250 — Lifetime Wellness

 


Sophomore Year (28-30 Credits — 18 GenEd/Elective, 10-12 Major)

Fall (13-15 Credits — 9 GenEd/Elective, 4-6 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

1-3 — SM 291 — Field Experience in Sport Management
3 — MGT 320 — Principles of Leadership
3 — CIS 120 — Management Information Systems
3 — MA 210 — College Algebra
3 — GenEd / Elective Course

Spring (15 Credits — 9 GenEd/Elective, 6 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — SCAPY 345 — Psychology of Sport (BS)
3 — MGT 332 — Legal & Ethical Aspects of Business
3 — GenEd / Elective Course
3 — GenEd / Elective Course
3 — GenEd / Elective Course

 


Junior Year (36 Credits — 9 GenEd/Elective, 24 Major)

Fall (18 Credits — 9 GenEd/Elective, 9 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — AC 251 — Principles of Accounting I *
3 — EC 232 — Principles of Microeconomics
3 — SM 340 — Legal Aspects of Liability in Sport (IS)
3 — MGT 410 — Human Resource Management
3 — SCA 310 — Techniques of Officiating
3 — GenEd / Elective Course

Spring (18 Credits — 6 GenEd/Elective, 12 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — AC 252Principles of Accounting II
3 — EC 233Principles of Macroeconomics
3 — SM 342 — Sport Marketing and Fundraising
3 — MGT 420 — Organizational Behavior
3 — CIS 320 — Advanced Management and Information Systems
3 — GenEd / Elective Course

 


Senior Year (30-33 Credits — 18 GenEd/Elective, 9-12 Major)

Fall (15 Credits — 12 GenEd/Elective, 3 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — SMSCA 485 — Organization and Admin. of Athletics and Sports
3 — COM 120 — Public Speaking
3 — GenEd / Elective Course
3 — GenEd / Elective Course
3 — GenEd / Elective Course

Spring (15-18 Credits — 9 GenEd/Elective, 6-9 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — SM 550 — Ethics, Issues, and Problems in Sport (SIE)
3-6 — SM 499 — Internship in Sport Management
3 — COM 425 — Public Relations
3 — GenEd / Elective Course
3 — GenEd / Elective Course



* To assist the Business, Accounting, and Sport Management Department (BASMD) in ensuring that students are prepared for advanced classes, all new students entering the University beginning in the 2010/2011 academic year who wish to be BASMD majors must make a grade of “C” in all the following principles classes:

  • AC251 Principles of Accounting

  • MGT231 Principles of Management

  • MKT231 Principles of Marketing

  • SM250 Introduction to Sport Management (SM Majors Only)