Sports Management Curriculum

What you'll learn

The B.S. in Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management with an emphasis in sports management offers classes in sport marketing, sport law, sport public relations, event management, and more. Included in the curriculum is a business component: students must complete either the Business Foundations Certificate or the Business Minor through the Kelley School of Business.

Courses

  • HPER-R 275 (2) + HPER-R 100 (1) Camp Brosius Leadership Training
  • BUS-K 201 The Computer in Business
  • TCEM-E 219 Management of Sport Events
  • TCEM-H 205 Facility Operations
  • TCEM-C 301 Career and Leadership Principles
  • HPER-P 392 Sport in American Society
  • TCEM-S 301 Selling in the Sport Industry
  • TCEM-S 332 Management Principles in Sport
  • HPER-P 211 Introduction to Sports Management
  • HPER-P 411 Legal Issues in Sport Settings
  • HPER-P 415 Sport Promotions and Public Relations
  • HPER-P 418 Sport Marketing
  • HPER-P 423 Financial Principles of Sport
  • HPER-P 432 Sports Management Consulting Project
  • TCEM-C 402 Internship

Business Foundations Certificate (21 hours)

  • BUS-X 100 Introduction to Business Administration - 3
  • BUS-X 204 Business Communications - 3
  • BUS-A 200 Foundations of Accounting - 3
  • BUS-F 200 Foundations of Financial Management - 3
  • BUS-Z 200 Introduction to Human Resources Practices - 3
  • BUS-P 200 Foundations of Operations & Supply Chain Management - 3
  • BUS-M 300 Introduction to Marketing - 3
  • Core Communication—Required: ENG-W 131 English Composition I
  • Core Communication—Required: COMM-R 110 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • Social Science—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: PSY-B 110)
  • Social Science—Required: ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Cultural Understanding—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: TCEM-T 234 or TCEM-T 208)
  • Arts & Humanities—Choose course from *Common Core list
  • Life & Physical Science—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: HPER-N 220 Nutrition for Health)
  • Life & Physical Science—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: HPER-P 205 Structural Kinesiology)
  • Analytical Reasoning—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: MATH-M 118 or MATH-M119)
  • Analytical Reasoning—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: any 200 or 300 level statistics course)

Students are strongly encouraged to complete a minor or certificate from the list below with the 15 credit hours required in the Electives section.

Minors

  • Minor in Event Management (12 credit hours)
  • Minor in Coaching (12 credit hours)
  • Minor in Philanthropic Studies (15 credit hours)
  • Minor in Human Resources Management (15 credit hours)
  • Minor in Management (15 credit hours)
  • Minor in Public Safety (15 credit hours)
  • Minor in Design Production (15 credit hours)
  • Minor in Communication Arts (15 credit hours)
  • Minor in Media Studies (15 credit hours)
  • Minor in Organizational Communication (15 credit hours)

Certificates

  • Certificate in Event Management (16 credit hours)
  • Certificate in Sports Tourism Development (12 credit hours)
  • Certificate in Motorsports Studies (15 credit hours)
  • Certificate in Leadership Studies (18 credit hours)
  • Certificate in Non-Profit Management (15 credit hours)

Students may also choose to complete suggested elective classes from the list below or from any course at IUPUI.

  • TCEM-G 302 Independent Study in Tourism - 1-3
  • TCEM-G 110 TCEM Learning Community -1
  • HPER-P 333 Sport in America: Historical Perspectives -3
  • HPER-P 324 Recreational Sports Programming - 3
  • HPER-P 484 Interscholastic Athletic Program - 2
  • HPER-P 402 Ethics in Sport - 3

Camp Brosius

Sports Management students are required to take two courses—Recreation Leadership Skills and Dynamics of Camp Leadership—at Indiana University's Camp Brosius. Students are encouraged to participate soon after their first academic year.