HPER

Courses in HPER

Sports Marketing and Management

Introduction to Sport Management (3 cr)

An examination of the broad spectrum of career opportunities available in the sport management profession. Special emphasis on career planning, sport management terminology, and an overview of specific skills and courses required for professional preparation in sport management.

Managing a Business for Non-Business Majors (3 cr)

No prerequisites. Course focuses on key business management principles, with a particular focus on the organization and human resource aspects. The course is designed for non-business majors who are interested in learning more of the practical aspects of managing a business. The course is designed for individuals who are non-business majors, such as those students interested in sports management, arts/music management, social services or scientific enterprise management. (Business students may take the course but it will only serve as an elective course).

Marketing a Business for Non-Business Majors (3 cr)

Course focuses on key business marketing principles and practices. The course is designed for non-business majors who are interested in learning more about how they would market the businesses and organizations or their personal practices. The course is designed for individuals who are non-business majors, such as those students interested in sports management, musicians, artists, social services, scientific management or individual entrepreneurs (Business students may take the course but it will only serve as an elective course).

  • Prerequisites: BUS-W 201 or consent of instructor.
Financial Management Basics for Non-Business Majors (3 cr)

Students will need to have completed math general education requirements. Course focuses on key financial management principles and practices for running a business. The course is designed for non-business majors who are interested in learning more about how they would manage the finances and budgets of their businesses and organizations or their personal practices. The course is designed for individuals who are non-business majors, such as those students interested in sports management, musicians, artists, social service professionals, scientific enterprise managers, or individual entrepreneurs (Business students may take the course but it will only serve as an elective course).

  • Prerequisites: BUS-W 201 or consent of instructor.
Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics (3)

Examination of current issues in intercollegiate sport in America. This course presents the historical foundation of current issues and solutions, and examines current positions and arguments.

Practicum in Sport Studies (1-3)

Practical job-related learning experience in sport management or marketing under supervision of professional in area. Prior approval required. Only S/F grades given.