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Curriculum Information Guide

Sport Management

Prof. Sarbjit Singh, Chair
Sport Management Department
School of Business


Bachelor of Science Degree

The Sport Management program prepares students for ever-widening professional careers in the sport management industries. Our program provides students with fundamental and advanced-level courses taught by expert, experienced faculty in this dynamic and academically-rigorous subject area. In conjunction with advisors, students may tailor their degree program to best suit their career goals and professional development. Optional internships are available to sport management students during their third and fourth years of study.

Typical Employment Opportunities

Sports Marketing/Sales
Team/League Sponsorship, Ticketing
Professional Sports Organizations
Collegiate Sport Management and Marketing
Sports Information Director/Media Relations
Event Management
Sport Agent
Director of Athletics
Associate Athletic Director/Compliance

Sport Management (BS) Program Outcomes:

  • Graduates will have knowledge of the global and complex sports industry.

  • Graduates will have knowledge of integration of the special nature of sports, management and marketing theory, and administrative principles.

  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate competency in the management and leadership dimensions of sport.

  • Graduates will be able to analyze and synthesize information/data and present their findings in a coherent manner.

  • Graduates will be regular contributors to sport management and/or related fields.

  • Graduates will exhibit an understanding of the necessity for personal integrity, ethical behavior, cultural awareness and lifelong learning.

Fall 2019- Subject to Revision
Liberal Arts and Sciences (60-62 credits)
EGL 101 Composition I: College Writing (GE) 3
EGL 102 Composition II: Writing About Literature 3
EGL 310 Technical Writing 3
The Arts (GE) 3
ECO 304 Sports Economics 3
Communications: SPE 130, SPE 202, SPE 330, or SPE 331 (GE) 3
Foreign Language (GE) 3
Humanities (GE) 3
American/Other World/Western Civilization History (GE) 3
MTH 110 Statistics (GE) 3
Natural Science (GE) 6-8
ECO 156 Macroeconomics  


ECO 157 Microeconomics (GE) 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (GE) 3
SOC 122 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY 304, PSY 311, PSY 330, or PSY 331 3
SOC 309 Sport in Society 3
Liberal Arts & Sciences Electives 9

Please refer to the General Education and Writing Intensive Requirement Sections of the College catalog and consult with your advisor to ensure that graduation requirements are satisfied.

Required: Business and Sport Management (51 credits)
BUS 101 Accounting I 3
BUS 102 Accounting II 3
BUS 109 Management Theories and Practices 3
BUS 202 Business Law I 3
BCS 102 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
SMT 110 Introduction to Sport Management 3
SMT 215 Sport Information Management 3
SMT 220 Media and Sport 3
SMT 225 Sport Marketing 3
SMT 304 Sport Finance 3
SMT 311 Sport Law 3
SMT 320 Athletic Administration 3
SMT 340 Sport Facility Management 3
SMT 370 Research in Sport Management 3
SMT 409 Strategic Sport Management 3
SMT 420 Current Topics in Sport  


SMT 440 Sport Management Internship I 3
SMT 485W Senior Seminar in Sport 3
Electives (9 credits)
BUS/BCS/SMT/PED (200 level or higher) 6

Total Credits:


Curriculum Summary

Degree Type: BS
Total Required Credits: 120-122

Admission to Farmingdale State College - State University of New York is based on the qualifications of the applicant without regard to age, sex, marital or military status, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.