Sports Management Minor - SPMT

This minor is open to all undergraduates and helps prepare students for sports-related careers such as athletic administration, sports conference administration, and recreation administration. Some of the courses needed for this minor have prerequisites (shown in italics). Please refer to the College Catalog for specifics. Candidates for this minor should declare their intentions as early as possible with the Department of Health and Fitness, 200 Chase P.E., 607.436.3595 to facilitate advisement. Effective Fall 2015


Core Courses 15 s.h.

  • PHED 102 Introduction to Sport Management
  • PHED 246 Event Management in Sport
  • PHED 250 Sport Marketing
  • PHED 375 Legal Issues in Sport
  • PHED 397 Internship in Health and Fitness

Category I (3 s.h.) Select one of the following:

  • PHED 214 Sport Promotion and Sales –OR
  • PHED 245 Sport Facility Management

Category II (3 s.h.) Select one of the following:

  • PHED/WMST 280 Women in Sports
  • PHED 303 Sport and American Society
  • AHIS 258 Athletics, Society, and History
  • PHED 205 The Media and Sports

Category III (3 s.h.) Select one of the following:

  • ACCT 100 Financial Accounting
  • ECON 110 Principles of Economics
  • BUS 111 Introduction to Business

TOTAL 24 s.h.

  1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors
    1. Minor GPA of at least 2.0
    2. All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
    3. One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
    4. No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework
  2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with the department of the minor

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