Hiram College

Major Requirements

Sport Management Major

Sport Management Major

Requirements for Majors

The Sport Management major requires a minimum of 45 hours in Sport Management courses that include the completion of an internship where the student will attain real-world experience while applying the concepts learned throughout the program.

Core Major Requirements (32):

  • Introduction to Sport Management (4)
  • Sport Ethics and Law (4)
  • Financial Accounting: CA (4)
  • Principles of Coaching (4)
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior (4)
  • Principles of Marketing: CA (4)
  • Sport in a Diverse Society: UD (3)
  • History and Philosophy of Sport (3)
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport (2)

 For the final 12 -16 credits, students may choose one of the following tracks:

Fitness

  • Fitness & Health Promotion & Management (3)
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset/Creativity and Innovation: CM (4)
  • Managerial Accounting (3)
  • Social Media Marketing (4)
  • Facility and Event Management in Sport (4)
  • Physiology of Aging (4)
  • Health, Fitness, & Movement in Early Childhood: ES (3)
  • Fitness Administration & Organization (4)

Administrative

  • Fitness Administration & Organization (4)
  • Organizational Communication (4)
  • Managerial Accounting (3)
  • Principles of Public Relations (4)
  • Facility & Event Management in Sport (4)
  • Corporate Finance (4)
  • Organizational Leadership (3)

Education and Coaching

  • Human Growth & Development & Learning Theories w/ Lab: UD (4+2)
  • Pedagogy and Instruction (4)
  • Education, Culture, & Society: CA, UD (4)
  • Group Interaction Processes (3)
  • Social Media Marketing (4)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (4)
  • Health, Fitness, & Movement in Early Childhood: ES (3)

Capstone Experience:

  • Beginning Internship (1-2)
  • Senior Internship & Seminar (2-3)

For a full list of courses and descriptions, see the Course Catalog.

FOR ADVISING AND MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Romeva B. Prcela, Director, Scarborough School of Business & Communication

330.569.5127 or prcelarb@hiram.edu

Andrew White, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology

330.569.5227 or whiteac@hiram.edu