Overview of the Kinesiology Sports Administration Major Requirements

SPORTS ADMINISTRATION, B.S.

The Sports Administration major is an interdisciplinary program that combines studies in Kinesiology, Communications and Business.  It is designed to prepare students for careers in professional and amateur sport administration, sport and recreation management, public and commercial facilities management, and the health and fitness industry.  Students may pursue a certification from the United States Tennis Association through their participation in the Berry College Student Work Program and practicums.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

CORE (21 HOURS)  

BUS 160  Introductory Business Essentials
COM 205 Sports Communication

KIN 255    Sports Administration
KIN 340    I Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports
KIN 455    Facilities Management
KIN 461    Sports Leadership Development
KIN 462    Sports Leadership Application

CULTURAL CONTEXT (3 HOURS)

KIN 303 I History of Sports
KIN 319 I Sports in Contemporary Society

EMPHASES:  SELECT ONE

COMMUNICATIONS (6 HOURS)

Required: 
COM 250   Reporting and Writing

Select One: 
COM 305        Multimedia Production
COM 311        Sports Journalism
COM 375        Principles of Public Relations
COM 380        Public Relations Writing
COM 417        Methods of Audience Analysis
OPERATIONS (6 HOURS)

Required:
ECO 320 Sports Economics

Select One:
ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting
ECO 210 Principles of Managerial Economics
FIN 235 Personal Finance
MGT 460 Special Topics in Management
MKT 301 Principles of Marketing