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Sport Administration (BS)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration

Major: SPAD

Degree: BS

Unit: College of Education and Human Development

Department: HSS

A minimum of 123 hours with an overall GPA of 2.25 is required including a minimum of 50 hours at the 300 level. Only one ā€œDā€ in HSS or SPAD courses is allowed.

Type Hours
University-wide General Education requirements 34
Program Requirements  
HSS 181 Academic Orientation 1
HSS 101-167 Physical Education Activity Courses 2
HSS 184 Healthy Lifestyles I 3
HSS 310, Healthy Lifestyles II 6
Core Courses in Sport Administration  
SPAD 381 Principles of Sport Administration 3
SPAD 382 Organizational Behavior in Sport 3
SPAD 383 Sport Marketing 3
SPAD 384 Current Trends and Issues in Sport Administration 3
SPAD 389 Legal Aspects of Sport 3
SPAD 390 Sport Governance 3
SPAD 391 Sociology of Sport 3
SPAD 402 Cooperative Internship in Sport Admin 9
SPAD 404 Financial Principles in Sport 3
SPAD 472 The Sport Industry 3
SPAD 505 Sport Facility Management 3
Total 39
Choose 9 hours of SPAD electives:  
SPAD 360 Administration of Intramural Activities 3
SPAD 525 Sport Event Management
SPAD 529 American Woman in Sports
SPAD 530 Sport promotion and Publicity
SPAD 561 Special Topics in Sport Administration 3
HSS 293 Social and Psyc. Aspects of Physical Education
(or other classes approved by advisor)  
Total   9
Electives (consult advisor) 35
Minimum Total 123

HSS concentration or an approved minor is highly recommended.  Suggested minors include: Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, Exercise Science and Community Health.

Consult advisor for recommended areas.

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