Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Sport Management, Minor

The sport management degree program at Slippery Rock University has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Education (COSMA) located in Arlington, Virginia, USA. In 2010, the Department of Sport Management was the first program in the US to  be accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), and in 2017 was the first program to be re-accredited.

related links

Sport Management, Minor Program Page

Sport Management Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits

“Prerequisites will be waived provided minor requirements are taken in sequential order.”

Required Sport Management Courses
SPMT 150Sport Management Practicum1
SPMT 194Introduction to Sport Management 13
SPMT 450Sport Management Internship 23
SPMT 494Sport Management Senior Seminar3
Select nine credits from the following courses:9
American Sport in the 21st Century
Sport Communication and Technology
Sport Management and Ethics
Diversity Issues in Sport Management
Sport Budgeting and Finance
Sport Marketing
Selling in the Sport Industry
Sport Fundraising and Event Management
Sport Law and Facilities
Total Hours19

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Minor in Sport Management (61C)
This program is effective as of Fall 2020.
Revised 08.25.20
UCC 03.05.20