2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Sport Management Major (BS)

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Majors: Biblical Studies, Sport Management, also available as a minor

Major Mission: The Sport Management program prepares students as highly-skilled leaders with a biblical worldview who identify and meet the present and future needs of the sport profession.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Plan, create and implement a comprehensive sport program for private and public sectors utilizing biblical principles of stewardship and discipleship
  2. Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the fundamental principles of sport management
  3. Distinguish individual differences and describe all dimensions of diversity
  4. Apply critical, analytical and creative thinking skills to solve problems through the integration of management theories
  5. Develop the communication skills necessary to disseminate information in a variety of oral, written and electronic formats
  6. Interpret regulations and legal aspects relative to the sport profession

Sport Management Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

SPM 105Introduction to Sport Management

3

SPM 325Fundamentals of Coaching

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

SPM 130Sport Communication

3

SPM 175Sport Management Field Exploration

1

SPM 210Sport In Ministry

2

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

HIS ____HIS Core (100/200 Level)

3

SOC 101General Psychology

3

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

SPM 270Sport Marketing

3

SPM 275Apprenticeship

1

SPM 322First Aid and Athletic Training

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

SCI ____SCI____ Science with Lab 4 credits

4

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

PHE 190Team Sports

2

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

SOC 305Sport Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

 

PHI 201Introduction to Philosophy

3

OR

SOC 203Principles of Sociology

3

 

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

SPM 320Organizational Leadership in Sport

3

SPM 355Sport Management Internship

2

BIB ____Bible Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring Semester

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

BOT ____Bible Old Testament Exegetical Elective

3

SOC 412Sociology of Sport

3

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

SPM 114Introduction to Accounting

3

SPM 315Administration of Physical Education & Athletic Programs

3

OR

SPM 430Recreation Management

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

____ ____Major Elective

3

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

SPM 420Sport Finance and Economics

3

SPM 450Practicum

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

____ ____Major Elective

3

OR

SPM 445International Sport Management

3

 

SPM 100Sport Management Seminar

0

SPM 400Cross Cultural Experience

0

SPM 470Sport Law & Ethics

3

SPM 475Facility/Event Management

3

THE 320Christianity and Culture

3

THE 306Theology of Competition & Sport

3

Total Credit Hours:15