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Fall 2021

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PED251 - Introduction to Sports Management

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines career opportunities within the sport industry and provides knowledge relevant to the management, marketing, legal, and financial operations of sport organizations. Incorporates management applications in a variety of sport entities including intercollegiate athletics, recreation, event and facility management, health and fitness clubs, professional as well as international sport.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Discuss the history and growth of the field of Sport Management.
2. Analyze various career paths in the field of Sport Management.
3. Design a sport industry presentation which includes a company analysis.
4. Identify qualities and characteristics of successful managers.
5. Practice problem solving skills in decision making in Sport Management.
6. Develop a personal philosophy of Sport Management.
7. Analyze current issues in Sport Management.

Effective Term: Fall 2019