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Number:SM125
Name:Introduction to Sport Management
Description:This is an introductory course for students enrolled in the Sport Management Program. Students will be taught the basic principles of administrative and management concepts associated with an athletic department. This course examines the areas of public relations; liability; facilities; financial management and budgeting; and the purchase, care, and security of equipment. Introduction to Sport Management is the prerequisite for all other Sport Management course offerings.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every fall semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to do the following: • Identify factors affecting career choices • Describe career opportunities available in sport and fitness management • Apply sport management theory and practice to diverse populations • Identify and demonstrate critical professional skills, including career planning, stress management, writing, speaking, and etiquette • Identify professional associations, publications, and certifications and explain their significance • Articulate the importance of research-based information and decisions • Explore how the above dimensions will change in the coming years • Approach a sport management professional preparation program with heightened awareness and maturity of purpose.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2012 Principles and Practice of Sport Management 0-7637-9607-7 Masteralexis, Lisa P 4TH 12 Jones & Bartlett Publishe
F 2011 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF 0-7637-4958-3 MASTERALEXI 3 J&B
F 2010 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF 0-7637-2623-0 MASTERALEXI PRINCIPL 2 J&B
F 2010 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF 0-7637-4958-3 MASTERALEXI 3 J&B
F 2010 principles and practices of sport management 0-7637-2623-0 Masteralexis current Jones and Bartlett
F 2009 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF 0-7637-2623-0 MASTERALEXI PRINCIPL 2 J&B
F 2009 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF 0-7637-2623-0 MASTERALEXIS 2 NEBRASKA BOOK COMPANY
F 2008 SPORT MANAGEMENT 0-324-17596-5 LUSSIER CENGAGE LEARNING
F 2007 SPORT MANAGEMENT LUSSIER SW
F 2007 SPORT MANAGEMENT LUSSIER 4
F 2006 SPORT MANAGEMENT LUSSIER 4
F 2005 SPORT MANAGEMENT LUSSIER 4
F 2003 Managing Sports Organizations 0324131550 Covell Thomson
F 2002 MANAGING SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS 0324131550 COVELL THOMSON
F 2001 Contemporary Sport Management 0-87322-836-7 Parks Human
F 2001 Contemporary Sports Management 0-87322-836-7 Parks Human Kin
S 2001 Contemporary Sport Management 0-87322-836-7 Parks Human
S 2001 Contemporary Sports Management 0-87322-836-7 Parks Human
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