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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Sport and Recreation Management Major, B.S. (Sport Management Concentration)

Department Information

Department of Sport, Exercise, Recreation and Kinesiology
PO Box 70671
Phone: (423) 439-4265
Fax: (423) 439-5383
Web address: www.etsu.edu/coe/serk

Dr. Mike Ramsey, Department Chair

The Department of Sport, Exercise, Recreation, and Kinesiology offers two different baccalaureate degree programs: B.S. in Physical Education with concentrations in Exercise Science and K-12 Teacher Education as well as a B.S. in Sport and Recreation Management with concentrations in Sport Management and Park and Recreation Management.

The Sport Management concentration provides instruction and applied experiences in planning, organization, and leadership as they relate to the field of sport management. Students are prepared to work in a consumer-driven and constituent-based profession. Academic preparation and required clinical experiences prepare students for careers in athletic administration at the collegiate and professional levels, motorsport operations, facility operations, sport marketing, as well as a variety of other sport-related occupations.

Degree Requirements: 120 credits

General Education 41-42 credits
Major Total Requirement 75 credits
     Major Core    (33 credits)
     Concentration    (18 credits)
     Business Guided Electives    (12 credits)
     Sport Management Guided Electives    (12 credits)
Free Electives 4 credits
TOTAL 120 credits

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: SARM-BS (SPMT)  

Course Grade Minimum: Must have a grade of “C” or better in all major classes.

General Education Requirements  

These requirements include earning 41-42 credits in Communication, Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavior Sciences, History, Natural Sciences and Mathematics categories.

Total Requirements for Sport and Recreation Management Major: 75 credits

Sport Management Guided Electives: 12 credits

  • Choose twelve credits from the following or courses selected to fulfill this category will be chosen with consultation and approval of the student’s academic advisor and will be specific to the career goals of the individual student.

Choose from: ADVR 3100 HDAL 2350 LEAD 2110 MCOM 2100 MCOM 2400 MCOM 3070 MGMT 3220 MGMT 3300 MGMT 3310 MGMT 3320 MGMT 4030 MGMT 4460 MGMT 4510 MGMT 4600 MKTG 3200 MKTG 3202 MKTG 3250 , any PEXS course, PHED 1130 PSCI 2610 PUBR 2770 , or any SALM course.          

No Minor Required

Free Electives: 4 credits

Additional Information

Click here to view Degree and Graduation Requirements  for all ETSU students.

CSCI 1100  or Proficiency exam: Must be completed to meet Bachelor’s Degree Requirements. 

Most minors range from 18-24 credits. Those few minors with more than 24 credits may affect the number of free electives allowed.