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Sports Management Concentration

The Sports Management concentration is intended for students who desire careers in sports-related industries including professional and collegiate sports, sporting goods, fitness and recreation centers.

Course Requirements

If a student chooses to pursue this concentration, three courses totaling at least 16.0 hours must be taken.

Course Title Quarter Hours
MGT 340LEADERSHIP IN SPORTS: LESSONS FOR COACHING IN THE WORKPLACE4
MGT 356INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MANAGEMENT4
Select two elective courses from the following:8
MGT 341
BEHIND THE SCENES WITH CHICAGO SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS
MGT 345
SERVICE SECTOR MANAGEMENT
MGT 393
INTERNSHIP AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTING PROGRAM
MGT 398
SPECIAL TOPICS (when related to Sports Management)
MGT 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY (with approval)
MKT 342
SPORTS SPONSORSHIP MARKETING
MKT 385
SPORTS SALES

Second Concentration

While a student may complete more than one Management concentration, at least 50% of the courses used for the completion of a second concentration must be unique to the completion of that concentration.

Experiential Learning

If either MGT 393 or ICS 350 is completed in the Management major consult with academic advisor regarding options for Experiential Learning.

Graduation Requirements

All Management (MGT) courses and any other courses used toward the Management major must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.​

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