BBA Sport Management Concentration

Contact Information
Phone: (217) 206-6780
Email: BUS@uis.edu
Website: http://www.uis.edu/bba/
Office Location: UHB 4054

The goal of the B.B.A. with a sport management concentration is to develop the knowledge and skills required for the effective management of organizations such as sport facilities, professional and amateur teams, and community programs.  Specific degree objectives are to enable students to develop an understanding of:

  1. management skills such as organizational strategy, marketing, and finance applied to sport organizations;
  2. principles of law that regulate both the amateur and professional sport industries; and
  3. strategies, techniques and critical issues associated with event and facilities management.

Requirements

Foundation requirements 1
ACC 211
ACC 212
Introduction to Financial Accounting
and Introduction to Managerial Accounting
6
ECO 213Statistics for Business and Economics (or MAT 121 Applied Statistics)3
MAT 113Business Calculus (or MAT 113 Business Calculus, MAT 114 Finite Math, MAT 115 Calculus I, or MAT 116 Calculus II)4
Select one of the following: 24-6
Introduction to Microeconomics
and Introduction to Macroeconomics
Economics for Administration
Course work equivalent to the above may be accepted upon approval by the student's advisor and the College of Business and Management by student petition form.
College Core 3
The college core is required of all undergraduate College of Business and Management students.
BUS 302Principles of Financial Management3
BUS 312Principles of Marketing3
BUS 322Principles of Operations Management3
BUS 331Business, Ethics, and Society3
MGT 310Managing Organizational Behavior3
MGT 488Strategic Management: The Capstone 43
MIS 352Principles of Management Information Systems3
Sport Management Concentration Requirements 5
SPM 431Foundation of Sports Management 63
SPM 432Sport Law 73
SPM 433Facilities and Event Management 73
One upper division (300-400) Sport Management Elective3
Upper Division College of Business & Management course work 83
Total Hours53-55
Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) 910

For OFFICIAL program information, please refer to the catalog content above and consult your academic advisor. 

CBM strictly enforces prerequisites. 

The College of Business and Management and the University of Illinois Springfield have a team of advisors ready to assist students in achieving their academic and career preparation goals.  Advising services are customized based on the level and location of the student.  Refer to http://www.uis.edu/cbam/students/undergraduate-academic-advising/  for resources to help you succeed in achieving your academic goals.