Sports Analytics Curriculum

What you'll learn

The B.S. + M.S in Sports Analytics combines sports management classes in sport marketing, sport law, sport public relations, and event management with informatics courses in data analysis, management and infrastructure. Included in the curriculum is a business component: students complete the Business Foundations Certificate through the Kelley School of Business.

Courses

  • HPER-L 135 Learning Community: Physical Education-Exercise Science (for new students & transfers with <15 hours)
  • HPER-H 160 First Aid and Emergency Care
  • BUS-K 201 The Computer in Business
  • TCEM-E 219 Management of Sport Events
  • TCEM-C 301 Career and Leadership Principles
  • HPER-P 331 Planning and Operation of Sports Facilities
  • HPER-P 392 Sport in American Society
  • HPER-P 393 Professional Practice Programs in Health, Physical Education & Recreation (Practical Experience)
  • HPER-P 411 Legal Aspects of Sport & Risk Management
  • HPER-P 415 Sport Promotions and Public Relations
  • HPER-P 418 Sport Marketing
  • HPER-P 423 Financial Principles of Sport
  • HPER-P 426 Sales Management in Sport
  • HPER-P 432 Sports Management Consulting Project
  • HPER-R 275 (2) + HPER-R 100 (1) Camp Brosius Leadership Training
  • HPER-K 514 Sport Marketing and Sponsorship
  • TCEM 582 Applied Sport Event Research
  • HPER-T 591 Interpretation of Data in Human Performance

Sports Analytics students complete a minor in business.

  • BUS-A 200 Foundations of Accounting
  • BUS-L 203 Commercial Law
  • BUS-M 300 Intro to Marketing
  • BUS-P 300 Intro to Operations Management
  • BUS-F 300 Intro to Financial Management
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing Behavior in Organizations
  • Core Communication—Required: ENG-W 131 English Composition I
  • Core Communication—Required: COMM-R 110 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • Social Science—Required: INFO-I 275 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction Theory
  • Social Science—Required: ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Cultural Understanding—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: INTL-100)
  • Arts & Humanities—Required: NEWM-N 201 Design Issues in Digital Media
  • Life & Physical Science—Choose course from *Common Core list
  • Analytical Reasoning—Required: MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I
  • Analytical Reasoning—Required: INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics
  • INFO-I 501 Introduction to Informatics
  • INFO-B 505 Informatics Project Management
  • INFO-H 515 Introduction to Data Analytics
  • INFO-H 516 Applied Cloud Computing for Data Intensive Sciences
  • LIS-S 517 Web Programming
  • INFO-H 550 Legal and Business Issues in Informatics
  • NEWM-N 510 Web Database Concepts
  • INFO-I699 Professional Practice Project (Independent Study in Informatics)
  • HPER-P 333 Sport in America: History Perspective
  • HPER-H 363 Personal Health
  • HPER-N 220 Nutrition for Health
  • HPER-P 324 Recreational Sports Programming
  • HPER-P 484 Interscholastic Athletic Administration
  • HPER-P 421 Special Topics in Physical Education (Summer Study Abroad Program)
  • JOUR-J 321 Principles of Public Relations
  • MSTE 31000 Business of Motorsports I
  • MSTE 31100 Business of Motorsports II
  • INFO-I 475 Informatics in Sports
  • SPEA-V 362 Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • SPEA-V 458 Fund Development for Nonprofit Organizations
  • BUS-W 212 Explore Entrepreneurship
  • BUS-W 311 New Venture Creation
  • BUS-D 301 International Business Environment

*HPER-P 200 may substitute for BUS-K 201 in the Business Minor; BUS-K 201 is required for the Business Certificate.

Camp Brosius

Sports Analytics 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.