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Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

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Sport Management

Turn your passion for sports into a rewarding career

 

The sport management major is designed to prepare you for a successful career in the $1 trillion sport industry.

As a sport management major, you’ll take courses that are specific to the sport management discipline, as well as essential business courses that will help you to develop quantitative analysis skills and an understanding of essential business concepts.

As a sport management graduate, you’ll find diverse and exciting career opportunities. These include careers in professional and minor league sports, intercollegiate and high school athletics, international and national sport governing bodies, sport agencies, sport facilities, businesses that use sports to market their products and sport marketing and event management firms.

Areas of study

 

  • Business
  • Sport management
  • Finance
  • Legal issues
  • Ethics
  • International sport management

 

Career options

 

  • Game presentation assistant
  • Sales consultant
  • Account executive
  • Merchandise representative
  • Inside sales representative
  • Account manager
  • Financial advisor

 

What’s special about this program?

Having a passion for sport is not enough to succeed in sport management. The Lerner College sport management program will help you to go above and beyond your passion by challenging you academically and providing you with practical experience outside the classroom.

 

Our goal is for you to gain as much practical experience as possible while developing professional networks within the sport industry. As a Lerner College sport management student, you’ll complete a nine-credit internship during your senior year and will have access to a number of volunteer opportunities with the UD Athletic Department and other sport organizations.

Get involved

Blue Hen Investment Club

Lerner College Trading Center

Women in Business

Minority Business Student Association

Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity

Lerner Student Advisory Board

Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity

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Sample curriculum

BUAD110

 

Basics of Business
SPTM210

Foundations of Sport Mgt.

 

ECON101

Introduction to Microeconomics

 

ECON103

Introduction to Macroeconomics

 

ENGL110

Seminar in Composition

 

MATH114

College Mathematics and Statistics

 

PSYC100

General Psychology

 

 

 

General Creat. Arts & Hum. Breadth
  Natural Sci/Tech. Breadth with Lab
ACCT207

Accounting I

 

ACCT208

Accounting II

 

BUAD301

Intro to Marketing

 

SPTM311

Practicum in Sport Mgt

 

SPTM315

Legal Aspects of Sport Mgt

 

COMM212

Oral Comm. In Business

 

MATH201

Statistics I

 

MISY160

Bus. Computing

 

MISY261

Bus. Info Sys

 

 

Hist. & Cult. Change Breadth or

 

BUAD306

Operations Management

 

BUAD309

Org. Behavior

 

SPTM314

Fin. Aspects of Sport Mgt.

 

SPTM416

International Sport Mgt

 

SPTM417

Sport Marketing

 

SPTM419

Ethics & Iss. In Sport Mgt.

 

FINC311

Principles of Finance

 

 

Sociology Course

 

 

Soc. & Beh. Sci. Breadth

 

 

Hist. & Cult. Change Breadth or

 

 

Creat. Arts & Hum. Breadth or

 

  Foreign Language Course
BUAD441

Strategic Management

 

SPTM464

Internship

 

SPTM313

Management of Sport Information

 

SPTM418

Sport Event and Facility Management

 

 

Sport Management Elective

 

  Elective Courses