The Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport Management is designed to address current deficiencies specific to the growing needs of the Sport Management Industry. The program is designed to provide opportunities for students to attain specific foundational training in the area of managing sports in society and also specialize in areas of concentrations associated with Sport Management. Bowie State University’s program is also designed to produce sport managers who will contribute to the expansion of Maryland’s competitiveness in the growing sporting industry. Furthermore, the management of sport programs is constructed to provide a comprehensive education with enrichment experiences that will enable students to develop the proper skills and necessary competencies needed for the public as well as the private work force sector settings.
The undergraduate course of study will require four academic years to complete. The total numbers of hours for completion of the degree will be 120/121 semester hours.
Students who transfer into the Sport Management program from other institutions or from majors within the University should expect to complete at least 54 - 60 hours of work within the Department, depending on the track, in addition to any unfulfilled University requirements.
Detailed Requirements (120/121 semester hours)
Students are required to earn 120/121 semester hours in three knowledge areas, general education (46 semester hours), Sport Management (47 semester hours) and a Concentration (27 semester hours). Students choose their concentration in consultation with their advisor.