BBA Sport Management Concentration

Contact Information

Phone: (217) 206-6712
Email: MMO@uis.edu
Website: www.uis.edu/mmo/
Office Location: UHB 4060

The Bachelor's Degree

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.

Advising

New students must contact the department for initial advising to plan a program of study that satisfies degree requirements and reflects their interests. Students are also required to access the Degree Audit System throughout their college career to verify that degree requirements are being met.

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 the Undergraduate Academic Advising - College of Business and Management for resources to help you succeed in achieving your academic goals. CBM strictly enforces prerequisites.

Grading Policy

This program has minimum grade requirements as noted and outlined below. For questions related to the grading policy, please contact your advisor.

Requirements

All majors in the College of Business and Management require foundation knowledge in accounting, economics, and statistics. UIS courses that satisfy the foundation knowledge requirements include:

Foundation requirements 1
ACC 211
ACC 212
Introduction to Financial Accounting
and Introduction to Managerial Accounting
6
OR
ACC 311Administrative Uses of Accounting 24
ECO 213Statistics for Business and Economics3
or MAT 121 Applied Statistics
ECO 201
ECO 202
Introduction to Microeconomics
and Introduction to Macroeconomics
6
OR
ECO 315Economics for Administration 24
Course work equivalent to the above may be accepted upon approval by the student's advisor and the College of Business and Management by a student petition. 3
College Core 3
The college core is required of all undergraduate College of Business and Management students.
BUS 312Principles of Marketing3
BUS 322Principles of Operations Management3
BUS 331ECCE: Business, Ethics, and Society3
FIN 302Principles of Financial Management3
MGT 310Managing Organizational Behavior3
MGT 330Business and Managerial Communication3
MGT 488Strategic Management: The Capstone 43
MIS 352Principles of Management Information Systems3
MIS 376Business Analytics3
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 Hours53-57
Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) 910