Business & Economics

Management: Sport Management

Boston is a global business hub and a passionate sports town with a fan base to match.

Combine your passion for sports with a well-rounded understanding of the complexities of this dynamic and growing business enterprise. Students in the sport management program will learn to communicate effectively using the concepts and analytical tools of these industries and to balance the diverse needs of a variety of stakeholders. Boston's vibrant landscape of professional and collegiate teams offers premier opportunities for hands-on, real-world experience, through which students can put into practice the ethical, social and legal theories learned in the classroom.

Major Requirements

View the 2017-2018 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.

Requirements for B.A. in Management with Concentration in Sport Management

In addition to courses required for the management major, students take 12 credits from courses listed below. They do their Management Internship (MGMT3496) in a sport marketing or sport management related position.

  • MGMT2401 Introduction to Sport Management
  • MGMT3422 Sport Marketing
  • MGMT3423 Sport Law

Minor Requirements

Requirements for Minor in Sport Management

  • MGMT1101 Intro to Business
  • MGMT2301 Legal Environment of Business
  • MGMT2401 Intro to Sport Management
  • MGMT3423 Sport Law

One course selected from:

  • MGMT2200 Principles of Marketing
  • MGMT2211 Leadership: Person and Process
  • MGMT2307 Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT2410 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Learning Goals & Outcomes

At the completion of the Management Major, students will:

  1. Be able to address issues of personal and social responsibility in their organizations and communities.
  2. Have fundamental knowledge of concepts and analytical tools within management, business, and economics and be able to apply this knowledge to the analysis and resolution of management problems and situations at work.
  3. Communicate effectively: orally and in writing, using concepts and analytical tools from management, business and economics.
  4. Better understand-their values, their strengths, their weaknesses and their interests-and be able to apply this self-knowledge to job and career path decisions