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Sport Management Suggested Course Sequence

1st Year Fall Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
MATH 1500 Principles of Statistics# MATH 1010 or placement 3
ENGL 1101/1102 Discourse and Composition# Placement 3/5
SSSM 2000 Introduction to Sport Management   2
BUIS 1010 Computer Applications   3
GEP Social Science#   3

1st Year Spring Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
ENGL 1105 Composition and Argumentation# ENGL 1101 or 1102 3
GEP Fine Arts#   3
GEP Natural Science#   3-4
COMM 1103 Public Speaking   3

2nd Year Fall Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
GEP Cultural Perspectives/Western# ENGL 1105 3
BUMG 2900 Professional Communication & Development Skills BUIS 1010 and ENGL 1101 or 1102 3
SSSM 3300 Sport and Society SSSM 2000 and sophomore rank 3
SM TRACK Business or Communication   6

2nd Year Spring Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
GEP Cultural Perspectives/Non-Western# ENGL 1105 3
SSSM 3200 Psychology of Sport Sophomore rank or above 3
PHIL 3340 Philosophy of Sport Sophomore rank 3
SM TRACK Business or Communication   6
ELECTIVES     1

3rd Year Fall Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
PHIL 3320 Ethics in Public and Private Life# ENGL 1105 3
SSSM 3100 Ethical Aspects of Sport SSSM 2000 and junior rank 2
SM TRACK Business or Communication   6
ELECTIVES     2

3rd Year Spring Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
SSSM 3000 Introduction to Sport Law SSSM 2000 and junior rank 3
SSSM 3400 Sport Facility and Event Management SSSM 2000 and junior rank 3
SSSM 3500 Sport Marketing SSSM 2000, BUMK 3100, and junior rank 3
COMM 3306 Professional Writing ENGL 1105 3
SM TRACK Business or Communication   3

4th Year Fall Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
SSSM 4000 Administration of Sport Programs SSSM 3000, 3400, 3500, and senior rank 3
SSSM 4190 Practicum 1 SSSM 4000, senior rank, and instructor permission 3
SM TRACK Business or Communication   3
ELECTIVES     7

4th Year Spring Semester

Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
IDST 4490 Senior Seminar# Senior rank and completion of all other GEP requirements 3
SSSM 4500 Sport Management Seminar SSSM 4000 2
SSSM 4290 Practicum 2 SSSM 4190 3
ELECTIVES     8

# Counts toward University General Education Program requirements

**NOTE** Not all courses in the major are offered every term. Students are strongly encouraged to contact their faculty advisor for assistance in planning their program of study.

Sport Studies

Contact Information

Sports Studies
940 Second Street
Health Science Building, Office 150
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Dr. Steven D. Rader
Program Director 
(740) 351-3634 
srader@shawnee.edu

Nita Roark, Department Secretary 
(740) 351-3169 
nroark@shawnee.edu

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