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Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

As a sport management major at Southeastern, you will develop the skills to run sports and recreational programs that contribute to the physical, mental and social well-being of individuals and entire communities. Participate in numerous field experiences, including an internship through which you’ll gain valuable hands-on experience in sport leadership and management.Within the sport management program itself, you will choose from among eight concentrations, and you will acquire tools to successfully run an organization through core courses specific to sport leadership and management. You will also take courses through the College of Business that will lead to a minor in business. As part of your studies, you will complete an internship in an area of sport management, giving you a jumpstart on your career. There’s no better place to intern than here in central Florida — home to professional teams, baseball spring-training camps and recreational hotspots.

Develop the know-how to run sports and recreational programs that contribute to the physical, mental and social well-being of individuals and entire communities.

Program Details

60–69 hours of major core*
55 hours of general education
0–10 hours of electives*
*Requirements vary depending on the concentration chosen.

Total credit hours — 124–125

Sample Core Courses

  • Sport Management Practicum (SRMT 3303) — This course provides working experience in the area of sport management. The areas include youth, amateur and professional sport organizations, including recreation, interscholastic, and intercollegiate athletics. Hands-on experience with sport-related goods and services is included.
  • Sport Ethics (SRMT 3403) — This course is a study of contemporary moral issues in sports, including the relative fairness of performance enhancing drugs and techniques, cheating and deception, the role of violence in sports, and the nature of sportsmanship.
  • Sport Law (SRMT 3103) — The course covers the sport legal issues of negligence and product liability, contract law, labor, tort, and antitrust law influence; and the impact and direct development of relationships between leagues, teams, athletes, agents, television, internet, advertisers, and fans.
  • Sport Psychology (SRMT 3203) — This course is an introduction to the many facets of applied sport psychology, the mental aspects of sports, and the contemporary performance enhancement techniques utilized in sport psychology throughout the world. This includes theory and practice of sport psychology with areas of theoretical basis of mental aspects of training processes and competition, mental training techniques for psychomotor performance, and basic issues of performance psychology.

Course Plans

Sport management majors choose from a variety of concentrations. Click below for detailed course plans for each concentration option.

Core Courses

Introduction to Sport Management

Sport and Society

Sport Management Practicum

Sport Ethics

Intercollegiate Athletics

Sport Law

Sport Psychology

Sport Leadership, Organization and Administration

Marketing and Promotion in Sport Industry

Sport Finance

Sport Management Internship

Foundations of Business

Macroeconomics

Business Communications

Business Concentration

Microeconomics

Principles of Management

Physical Education Concentration

Design Content/Personal Fitness/Weight Training

Theory/Practice Coaching

Admin of Physical Education and Athletics

Methods of Teaching Physical Education

Care and Prevention of Human Injuries

Coaching Football, Basketball, Baseball and Softball

Leadership Concentration

Principled Leadership

Leadership Theory and Practice

Leading Organizational Change

Organizational Behavior

Pre-Law Concentration

Sport Law

Introduction to Legal Theory

Business Law

United States Constitution

United States Government

Law School Preparatory Course

Youth Ministries Concentration

Biblical Hermeneutics

Homiletics

Pastoral Theology

Youth Ministries

Multiple-Staff Ministry

Youth Ministry Evangelism and Discipleship

Coaching Concentration

Theory/Practice of Coaching

Admin of Physical Education and Athletics

Methods of Teaching Physical Education

Care and Prevention of Human Injuries

Coaching Football, Basketball, Baseball and Softball

Recruiter

Coach

Athletic director