Sport Business (SPRT)
SPRT 205. Introduction to Sport Business. 3 Credits.
An overview of the business of sport, including career opportunities. A study of the value of professional business practices to sport organizations. F,S.
SPRT 310. Economics of Sport. 3 Credits.
Application of micro and macro economic theory to the analysis of sports markets. On demand.
SPRT 320. Sport Financial Management. 3 Credits.
Application of financial theories to the sport industry. Addresses how sport entities such as professional sport franchises, professional sport leagues, university athletic departments and government-funded programs operate from a financial standpoint. F.
SPRT 330. Sport Law. 3 Credits.
Identification and analysis of legal issues, and the ramifications of these issues as they relate to the sports industry. Includes coverage of contracts, antitrust law, labor relations, collective bargaining, agent-athlete relations, intellectual property, governing bodies, and presentation of the athlete. F.
SPRT 395. Special Topics in Sport Business. 1-3 Credits.
Specific topics will vary. Provides opportunities for in-depth study beyond that of regularly scheduled courses. May be seminars, workshops, or lectures. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits. Repeatable to 6.00 credits. F.
SPRT 397. Cooperative Education in Sport Business. 1-2 Credits.
Substantive, compensated on-the-job experiential learning with a participating organization in a segment of the sport industry. Three credits of SPRT 397 or SPRT 497 are required in the Sport Business minor. Credits beyond the first three are elective credits. Prerequisite: Approval of Sport Business Internship Coordinator. Repeatable to 3.00 credits. S/U grading. F,S,SS.
SPRT 440. Sport Branding and Sponsorship. 3 Credits.
Examining the influence of sport participants and spectators on the development of branding strategies and sponsorship relationships in the multi-faceted sports industry. S.
SPRT 450. Facility and Event Planning. 3 Credits.
Programs, functions, and procedures necessary to organize and develop sport facilities and events. Planning, design, and operation of sport facilities are investigated. Additionally, the multi-faceted nature of event development is examined in a variety of sport settings. S.
SPRT 497. Internship in Sport Business. 1-6 Credits.
Substantive on-the-job experiential learning with a participating organization in a segment of the sport industry. May or may not be compensated. Three credits of SPRT 397 or SPRT 497 are required in the Sport Business minor. Credits beyond the first three are elective credits. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: Approval of Sport Business Internship Coordinator. Repeatable to 6.00 credits. S/U grading. On demand.