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Bachelor Science Degree in Kinesiology - Sport Management Degree Plan

Core Curriculum Requirement

10- Communication – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20- Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra or Equivalent

30 – Life and Physical Sciences – 7 semester hours

  • Biological, Anatomy or Physiology sciences preferred
  • At least one science course must include a lab

40 – Language, Philosophy and Culture – 3 semester hours

  • American Literature preferred
  • Literature, Philosophy, or Cultural Studies

50 – Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI or DRAM

60 – American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 – Government/Political Sciences– 6 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

80 – Social and Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • ECON, GEOG, PSYC or SOCI
  • World Geography preferred

90-Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  • SPCH - Fundamentals of Speech
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 - less than 5 years ago

Major Requirements

Other Lower Level Requirements – 15 semester hours

  • KINE 1301 Foundations of Kinesiology
  • KINE 2310 Contemporary Wellness
  • KINE 2311 Motor Learning and Development
  • KINE 2313 Sport Management
  • KINE 2314 Communication in Sport

Kinesiology Courses – 36 semester hours

  • KINE 3315 Facility Management and Design
  • KINE 3316 Foundations of Exercise and Sports Psychology
  • KINE 3319 Financing Sports Organizations
  • KINE 3320 Marketing and Promotion in Sports
  • KINE 3321 Legal Issues in Sport and Exercise
  • KINE 3322 Sociology of Sport and Exercise
  • KINE 3324 Economics in Sport
  • KINE 3325 Governance in Sport
  • KINE 3326 Administration of Sports Programs
  • KINE 4318 Ethics in Sport
  • KINE 4319 Leadership Principles in Sport
  • KINE 4320 Organizational Behavior in Sports Management

Mandatory Internship – 12 semester hours

  • KINE 4340 Professional Field Experience I (6 hours) (Minimum GPA requirement 2.5)
  • KINE 4341 Professional Field Experience II (6 hours) (Minimum GPA requirement 2.5)

Faculty Advisor Approved Electives – 15 semester hours

Choose one (1) from the following options:

  • 15 credit hours of Marketing (MKTG) courses
  • 15 credit hours of Management (MGMT) courses
  • 15 credit hours of Communication (COMM) courses

Faculty Advisor approval MUST be obtained PRIOR TO registration of elective courses.

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. Students will need to make a "C" or higher in all required courses outside of the core.
  5. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  6. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  7. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  8. Must meet minimum requirements: 121 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

 

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