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COURSE NUMBER: BMGT200
COURSE TITLE:Introduction to Sport Management
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course examines career opportunities within the sport industry and provides knowledge relevant to the management, marketing, legal, and financial operations of sport organizations. The course incorporates valued skills needed in a variety of sport settings including intercollegiate athletics, campus recreation, event and facility management, professional sport, management and marketing agencies, and international sport.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand basic sport management principles and how they can be applied to successfully navigate many types of sport settings.
  • Attain knowledge of career paths within the sport sector and properly applying principles learned.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Development of Management Theory and Roles
  2. Development of Sport
  3. Collegiate Athletics
  4. Professional Athletics
  5. Sport Marketing Principles
  6. Facility Management
  7. Sport Finance
  8. Non-Profit Agencies
  9. For Profit Agencies
  10. Sport Marketing
  11. Sponsorship
  12. Current Issues/Trends in Sport
  13. Career Development and Application

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be utilized to determine final semester grades. Exams, group projects, in-class assignments, written papers, and class participation points will be assigned. The following grading percentages will be used:

90-100% = A

  80-89% = B

  70-79% = C

  60-69% = D

  59-below = F


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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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