Sport Management (Minor)

Sport Management (Minor)

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WHAT IS SPORT MANAGEMENT?

Minoring in sport management at UNH will prepare you for work in the sport industry through broad classwork related to the business of sport. The flexible curriculum will offer all students the basics of the sport management and marketing realm, while allowing flexibility to focus on specific sport management areas. The minor should aid students’ preparation for careers in sport marketing,event management, sport sales or sport finance.

WHY STUDY SPORT MANAGEMENT AT UNH?

As a sport management minor at UNH, you’ll be exposed to the primary functions of sport management while being allowed to choose courses that fit your specific career goals. Careers in the business of sport are increasing rapidly,making a sport management background incredibly valuable.Students across UNH may benefit from completing this minor;most specifically students majoring in areas of business and communications may find this minor to be a great addition if they wish to work in the sport industry.

POTENTIAL CAREERS

  • Marketing director
  • Events coordinator
  • Front office –professional sport teams
  • Social media manager
  • Ticket and sponsorship sales
  • Athletic administration

Contact

Department of Kinesiology
New Hampshire Hall, 124 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: (603) 862-2071

Curriculum & Requirements

The Sport Management minor offers an opportunity for students outside of the major to strategically take classes in our SML curriculum, specifically designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of sport management. The minor consists of two required Sport Management courses and then a variety of options across our SML curriculum and within Paul College.

Admission into the minor is based on successful completion of SPST 580 Sport Industry and a minimum GPA of 2.0

  • To graduate with a sport management minor, individuals must earn a grade of C- or better in all courses associated with the minor.
  • Sport Management and Leadership/Sport Studies majors are not permitted to minor in sport management.
  • Please contact Zachary.Scola@unh.edu for additional information.  
Two Required Courses
SPST 580Sport Industry 14
SPST 564Introduction to Sport Marketing4
or SPST 764 Advanced Sport Marketing
Select two courses from the following:8
SPST 630
Sport Facility and Event Management
SPST 634
Sport Sponsorship and Sales
SPST 738
Sport Finance
SPST 740
Athletic Administration
SPST 764
Advanced Sport Marketing 2
Select one course from the following:4
PAUL 450
Personal Finance
MGT 535
Organizational Behavior
or ADMN 575
Behavior in Organizations
MKTG 649
Foundations of Personal Selling
ECON 676
Economics of Sports
Total Credits20

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