Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Introduction to Sport Management (3 cr)
P211 | 6033 | Sailes


CLASS MEETING:
One seventy five minute period two times per week

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
This course is restricted to freshmen and sophomores.  Juniors, seniors and
graduate students will require permission from the instructor to register.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
It is the objective of this course to introduce the student to the different
managerial and administrative components of the sport industry.  Class
discussions will focus on assisting the student in establishing a conceptual
understanding of and developing the skills necessary to function as a
professional manger in the sports market place.  In addition, the student
will
be exposed to the different sports career opportunities, the requirements
for
entrance into the various employment areas and the trends in the industry.
This course seeks to provide the student with an initial professional
experience which will be beneficial after graduation.

GRADING & EVALUATION:
1. There will be three examinations each consisting of fifty multiple choice

questions.

2. Each student will be required to construct a professional portfolio which

is a comprehensive assignment consisting of outside readings and written
assignments.  A detailed description of the portfolio assignment will be
distributed during the first class.

3. The final grade will be based on an equal evaluation of the three (3)
exams, the
portfolio (25% each).