Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
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Like all other undergraduate students at Georgia Southern University, sport management majors receive a broad general education in humanities and fine arts, science, mathematics and technology, social science, and essential skills. The students then take the following six courses (18 hours) related to the major:

Courses Related to Major

  • ACCT 2030 Survey of Accounting
  • CISM 2530 Advanced Business Application
  • COMM 1110 Public Speaking
  • ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • SMGT 2130 Introduction to Sport Management
  • STAT 2230 Introduction to Statistics I

A 30-hour sport management core (7 courses) is required of all sport management majors. The courses included in the core are:

Sport Management Major Core

  • SMGT 2230 Social Issues in Sport
  • SMGT 3236 Financial Management of Sport
  • SMGT 3238 Management of Sport Organizations
  • SMGT 3735 Sport Management Practicum
  • SMGT 4330 Facility & Event Management
  • SMGT 4337 Legal Aspects of Sport
  • SMGT 4735 Sport Management Internship

In addition, each sport management major must select a concentration in athletic administration, marketing & revenue generation or sport development. Each concentration consists of 18-hours, including four upper-division SMGT courses and two guided electives.


Last updated: 2/25/2019

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