Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management
Classes meet entirely online.
Classes meet face-to-face at our St. Paul campus or other off-campus location.
Course work is completed through a combination of in-class and online class meetings.
The Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management focuses on core concepts in kinesiology, exercise and sport management. This program prepares students to enter the work force in a number of sport management areas, including facility management, sports marketing and fitness center management.
In this program, students learn business and sport theory and have numerous opportunities to bridge theory into practical applications.
This course is designed to provide students with a historical background in epidemiological studies. The course is also designed to expose students to the principles and concepts necessary for understanding the basics of epidemiological activity and classical epidemiological investigations. By applying knowledge from a range of disciplines, epidemiologists are able to more adequately study disease, wellness and other health-related events in populations. The ultimate goal of this course is to stimulate a desire for further education in epidemiological course work. (Prerequisite: KHS110)
Sport Management theories and practices will be examined using a multi-disciplinary approach. Topic areas to be examined include: organization and management, marketing and promotion, special event management, facility management and design, management forecasting, and career opportunities.
Law & Sport
This course is an overview of legal aspects relevant to managers in the sport and recreation environment. Areas of study include tort law, contract law, constitutional law, legislation and administrative law related to the operation and administration of sport, recreation and athletic programs. Risk management strategies and sport management applications of legal issues are also addressed.
Mktg & Fundraising in Sports
Sport marketing and fundraising presents an overview of the various techniques and strategies used in meeting the and needs of consumers in the sport industry as well as understanding how sport can be used to assist in the marketing of other companies and products. Areas to be addressed are the uniqueness of sport marketing, an overview of the segments of the sport industry, the importance of market research and segmentation in identifying the right sport consumer, the use of date-based marketing in researching the sport consumer the overview of the marketing mix as individual units and the relationship between those units, and the development and endorsement packages.
Planning & Managing Sport Fac
This course helps students understand how to plan, design, and maintain sport facilities. In addition, event management and programming will be examined within the context of stadium and arena management.
This course will include a comprehensive analysis of issues related to sports business. Topics will include finance, accounting and budgeting as it relates to the world of sports business.
This course examines the physics of human movement. Content areas include the structural mechanics of bone construction, muscle contraction, ligament, and tendon plasticity and elasticity. Sport implement mechanics and the mechanics of environmental conditions (e.g. friction, air, and water resistance) are also explored. Sport performance issues will also be analyzed for mechanical efficiency.
The physiological basis for human performance and the effects of physical activity on the body’s functions are examined in theory and application. Representative experiences include lecture, discussion, group exercises, class teaching, and written projects. (Prerequisite: KHS110)
Senior Professional Seminar
This capstone course prepares students to chart different paths following graduation with a degree in Kinesiology or physical education: (a) entering the work force in the field of Kinesiology at a bachelor’s degree level, (b) enter the work force in the field of teacher education at a bachelor’s degree level, or (c) enter a graduate school. In this course student will develop a resume, request letters of recommendation, complete a professional portfolio, and identify job-searching strategies. (Prerequisite: senior status)
This internship places students directly in a setting where students learn to apply entry-level competencies. The student and advisor collaborate with the on-site supervisor in selecting an appropriate internship site that meets the need of the student, the needs of the internship site and the program needs. (Prerequisites: senior status and advisor approval)
1. Apply Online
2. Final and official transcripts from all previous institutions attended
* If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet. Concordia accepts completed goal areas.
* If you have less than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as any college level courses you have taken.
3. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
What has led you to pursue your undergraduate degree?
What are your long term personal and professional goals?
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Spring 2014 Term
Start Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Class Day: Wednesday
Class Time: 7-8 p.m. CST
Summer 2014 Term
Start Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Class Day: Wednesday
Class Time: 7-8 p.m. CST
*128 credits need to be completed to earn bachelor's degree