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Sports Business

A career in sports

Turn your love of the game into a lifelong career. Today’s sports organizations recognize the need for educated business professionals, and there is a growing need for sports-minded business students interested in working in one of the world’s most visible and dynamic fields.

This unique major or minor prepares you for exciting opportunities in sports marketing, entrepreneurship, administration, representation and media. Careers in the sports industry include opportunities in the front office of professional sports teams, college athletic departments, fitness administration, corporate sponsorship, sports tourism, recreation management, hospitality administration and more.

B.B.A. in Sports Business

Students seeking a major in sports business must complete the following courses:

  • University Core Curriculum – B.B.A. track
  • B.B.A. Foundation Curriculum: ACC 231, 232; BCM 247; BLW 335; ECO 231, 232, 339; FIN 333; GBU 325; MGT 272, 370, 371, 463; MKT 351; Two Hours General Electives
  • MTH 220
  • MKT 358, 458
  • ECO 359
  • MGT 480
  • 3 hours from MGT 472, MKT 425
  • 3 hours from MGT 475, 476; MKT 475, 486
  • 6 hours from one of five tracks:
    Sales and Management: GBU 400, MGT 385, MKT 353, 362, Any sports business-related special topics course
    Athletic Administration: KIN 431, 460, 475
    Hospitality Administration: HMS 390, 480
    Outdoor Recreation Management: FOR 351, 451
    Mass Communication: MCM 307, 320, 380

SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

Minor in Sports Business

Students seeking a minor in sports business must complete the following courses:

  • 12 hours from ECO 359; MGT 480; MKT 358, 362, 458; Any sports business-related special topics course; or one course from MGT 475,476 or MKT 475, 476
  • 6 hours from one of five tracks:
    Sales and Management: GBU 400, MGT 385, MKT 353, 362, Any sports business-related special topics course
    Athletic Administration: KIN 431, 460, 475
    Hospitality Administration: HMS 390, 480
    Outdoor Recreation Management: FOR 351, 451
    Mass Communication: MCM 307, 320, 380

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

Contact 

The Department of Management & Marketing
936.468.4103
Fax: 936.468.1600 
MgtMkt@sfasu.edu
Staff directory

Physical Address:
McGee Business Building
Suite 403

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13070, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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