Sport Management

  • SPT 1300 Introduction-Sport Management

    Students will be introduced to the profession of sport management and kinesiology with particular focus on basic domains and principles related to sport management. Additionally, students will explore career options in sport management and kinesiology. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 1310 Foundations-Coaching&Teaching

    Students will develop an understanding of the various components of the coaching profession with emphasis on coaching philosophy, sport pedagogy, sport psychology, and sport physiology. All students will have an opportunity to become certified in the Coaching Principles portion of the American Sport Education Program (ASEP). Students will also be provided an overview of the philosophical and sociological aspects of coaching, coaching trends, and related issues. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 1320 Sport in Society

    Students will learn about the relationships between sports, culture, and society through the application of concepts, and theories. Topics to be presented may include, but will not be limited to violence in sport, gender and sport, race and sport, sport and the media, and sport and politics. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 1330 Recreation & Fitness Prog Plan

    Students will examine the principles, policies, and procedures utilized in program development and delivery for public, private, and commercial fitness/recreation settings. The course will place special focus on understanding participant leisure behavior and needs and then creating programming to respond to those needs. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 1350 Sport Media

    Students will examine the field of sport media as it relates to the sport industry. Students will be introduced to the relationship between sport and the media while analyzing their historical development. Additionally, students will be introduced to sport through various media outlets while analyzing sport media managements. Lastly, students will assess the future of sport media and the different trends and strategies within the industry. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 1550 Sports Promotion and Marketing

    Students will explore promotion and advertisement, marketing, and sales as they pertain to the sport enterprise, including decision making and planning from the sport manager?s perspective and sponsorship strategies utilized in the sports industry. Specific topics include: the nature of sport marketing, studies of sport consumers and consumer behaviors, marketing analytics, the sport product, managing sport brands, licensing, pricing and promotions, sales, electronic media, public relations, and the marketing mix. Also examined will be the legal aspects of sports marketing and ideas for future trends. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 2010 Sport Management Internship

    Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local educational, recreational, or health setting. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: completion of at least 12 college-level credits with a GPA of 2.0 or better. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 2020 Sports Management Internship

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  • SPT 2330 Youth Sport Administration

    Students will examine the youth sport movement by exploring a broad overview of the major topics in the area. Specifically, the course prepares students as program directors by focusing on related issues such as sport specialization, burnout, overuse injuries, and parent and coaching education. Information garnered in this course is relevant for sport management personnel, fitness professionals, teachers/coaches, and/or athletic trainers. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 2520 Ethical Leadership-Spt&Fitness

    Students will examine leader behavior through an ethical lens based on case studies of past and present events in the business, educational, political, and sporting worlds. The leadership role of a sport or recreation manger, athletic administration, or fitness promotion professional in supervising subordinates and directing volunteers and other personnel within an organization will be chronicled. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 2530 Sport History Through Film

    Students will be presented with an overview of sport history in the United States from 1900 to the present. Utilizing film (i.e., past and present movies and documentaries) as the platform, students will examine social, political, and economic make-up and the ability of sport to effect and shape institutions. Particular focus will be given to social class, race and ethnicity, gender, community, technology, and commercialization through the media. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 7001 Sport Communication

    Students will learn about sport communication through a three-part overview of print media, social media, and television media. Students will be introduced to sport reporting, script writing, producing and planning for television, print media, and the impact of online sport journalism through social media. Students will engage in a variety of experiential activities, primarily in the TV production studio. Eligibility: ENG 1530. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 7002 Integr. Performance Coaching I

    Students will be introduced to the basic psychological and physiological principles of integrated performance in coaching. Students will gain exposure to sport science areas, such as: mind body connection, right brain-left brain dominance, outcome motivation, conceptualization and visualization, and connecting those areas together to sustain excellence as a coach. No requisites. J, fall. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPT 7003 Fundamentals-Sport Officiating

    Students will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of officiating sports. Students are introduced to the major concepts, ideas and applications of officiating, not focusing on one specific sport, but sports in general. This course will build a foundation to prepare students to pursue licensure in a specific sport of their choosing at the local, state or national level upon completion of this course. Students will also receive their NFHS officiating certificate upon completion of this course. No requisites. Online. Master Course Syllabus