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Crown College 2022-2023 Catalog 
Crown College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport Management Major (B.S.)



This major is offered through the School of Arts & Sciences. The Sport Management major prepares students to serve Christ as marketplace missionaries in the field of sport management in both the private and public sectors. The degree is designed to assist students in acquiring organizational and managerial expertise in the health, fitness and sport management fields as well as to assist students in gaining an understanding of personnel management and supervisory dynamics.

Program Requirements

Christian Studies Core

I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits

General Education Core

II. General Education - 30 Credits

  • Communication Elective 3 Credits (Choose from: COM 133 , COM 140  or COM 252 )
  • 3 Credits
  • History Elective 3 Credits
  • Math or Science Elective 3-4 Credits
  • Communication, Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Electives 17-18 Credits2,3*

Major Core

IV. Electives - 34-35 Credits*

  • Electives (300-400 level) 9 Credits
  • Electives 25-26 Credits

A minimum of 36 credits must be at the upper (300-400) level for a bachelor degree.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. In addition, some courses required by the major can be used to fulfill requirements in the Christian Studies or General Education Cores. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Total - 125 Credits

1 Interdisciplinary courses in the major core that are cross listed as BIB or THE will fulfill this requirement. Choose Christian Ministry electives from CHM 300 , CHM 301  or CHM 326 .

2 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

3 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

Option: Accelerated Degree Program

Qualified students in the B.S. in Sport Management program may apply for an accelerated degree program to earn their Sports Coaching and Administration (M.A.)  in an additional year instead of the typical two years. Click here for more detailed information regarding the acceptance process for this option.

Course Requirements for M.A. in Sports Coaching and Administration

Students who are accepted into the accelerated program for Sports Coaching and Administration (M.A.)  will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree.

Undergraduate Course Graduate Course
BUS 350 - Principles of Marketing   SCA 5246 - Marketing and Communication for Sports  
SMG 305 - Administration of Sport and Athletics   SCA 5208 - Strategic Planning for Sports Administration  
SMG 310 - Sport Psychology   COU 5222 - Psychology of Sport  
SMG 315 - Recreational Sport Management   SCA 6212 - Sports Operations  
SMG 410 - Internship/Field Experience  - 3 credits only SCA 6310 - Graduate Athletic Administration or Coaching Internship  
Elective (300-400 level) MBA 6216 - Strategic Human Resource Management  


Four-Year Suggested Program for the Sport Management Major

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

Departmental Acceptance

Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required for departmental admission in the Sport Management major.

Junior Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Spring Semester - 18 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits