Brandon Harrison, Program Coordinator
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The growing emphasis on athletics, coupled with the increasing amount of leisure time the public now enjoys, has made the world of sports one of the fastest-growing segments of American business. The sports industry requires a great variety of people with expertise in business. The goal of this program is to prepare you — using both hands-on and theory-based training — for a career in the areas of administration, marketing, sales, fund development, finance, event promotion and management, communication, and facility management.
Employment and continuing education rate of 100 percent – 88 percent are employed; 12 percent continued their education.
Required: Algebra, Geometry
Recommended: Algebra 2
A tier 1 laptop computer is required for students entering this degree program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops.
TYPICAL EIGHT-SEMESTER PROGRAM
|SPMG||1123||Intro to Sport Management||3|
|SPMG||2003||Sport in Society||3|
|MKTG||2073||Principles of Marketing||3|
|GLST||2113||Global Perspectives:Spcl Topic||3|
|BUAD||3153||Fundamentals of Management||3|
|BUAD||3043||Business Law I||3|
|SPMG||3001||Field Experience I||1|
|ECON||1013||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|SPCH||xxx3||Effective Speaking or Equivalent||3|
|ECON||2023||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|SPMG||4123||Sport Facility Management||3|
|SPMG||4001||Field Experience II||1|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed. Natural Science Elective||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed./LAS Elective||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed/LAS Elective||3|
|COMP||5703||Technical Writing II||3|
|SPMG||5003||Sport Business and Finance||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Open Elective - Upper||3|
|SPMG||6013||Licensing and Endorsements||3|
|SPMG||6023||Event Promotion and Sales||3|
|MKTG||1063||Principles of Sales||3|
|SPMG||7023||Strategc Mgmt in Sport Organtn||3|
|SPMG||7013||Sport Management Capstone||3|
Be advised that a prior felony conviction may impede a student's ability to participate in an internship and complete the program.
All students are required to complete an end-of-program exam. This exam will be taken in the capstone course for the student’s specific program in SPMG 7013 Sport Management Capstone. The end-of-program exam will also be considered an assignment in the capstone course. The benefit of taking the end-of-program exam is to test the student’s knowledge at the time of graduation. Students may include the progress from the end-of-program exams on their resume. Taking the end-of-program exam will have some fees, which are currently $45 per exam. Exams will be taken once and they will impact the student’s capstone course grade by 5%. Please refer to the syllabi for the relevant capstone course to know the grading scale for the end-of-program exam.
The end-of-program exams are required, not optional.
Information on how to take the exams will be given in the course prior to the end-of-program exam.
How should I prepare for the assessment exam?
The comprehensive end-of-program exam covers topics taught throughout the degree program, which are aligned to the topics required for accreditation. The preparation for the exam comes from your educational experience with the school, specifically through the required courses for your degree. The exam assesses the foundational knowledge areas for your discipline.
2017-18 Summary (pdf)