Sport Leadership and Management- Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health

The Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM) major leads to a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health. This major prepares students to succeed in leadership positions in the sport industry (recreational to professional, youth to adult) by providing them with knowledge and skills to critically analyze and innovatively engage in the business and culture of sport.

Program Requirements

Exploring KNH Matrix
Select at least nine KNH hours outside of major/concentration but inside of KNH. 9
Sport Leadership Core Courses
KNH 225Ethics in Sport3
KNH 272Contemporary Perspectives on Leadership in Sport Contexts3
KNH 276Leisure and Sport in the Western World3
or KNH 448/KNH 548 Global Sport Perspectives
KNH 375Psychological Perspectives in Sport and Exercise3
KNH 378Sport, Power and Inequality3
KNH 471/KNH 571Sport, Leisure, and Aging3
or KNH 473 Children and Youth in Sport
Statistics Course
STA 261Statistics4
Sport Leadership and Management Practicum
KNH 495Practicum in Sport Leadership and Management3
Concentration
Select one of four concentrations:29-43
1. SPORT MANAGEMENT (33 hours)
Sport Management Courses
Sport Management
Sport Economics and Finance
Facilities and Event Management in Sport
Sport Marketing
Select one of the following:
KNH 4533
Sport Sales & Sponsorship
KNH 453O
Sport Law
Sport in Schools and Colleges
Strategic Communication Course
Select one of the following:
Varieties of English: Dialect Diversity and Language Change
Principles of Public Speaking
Introduction to Strategic Communication and Public Relations
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Intercultural Communication
Business Writing or Media Course
Select one of the following:
Technical Writing
Business Writing
Information Studies in the Digital Age
Web and Interaction Design
Art and Digital Tools I
Principles and Practices of Managing Interactive Projects
Special Topics in Interactive Media Studies
Business Courses
Select four of the following (MGT 111 is required):
Accounting for the Non-Business Major
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Business Models
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Management for Non-business Majors
Business Concepts in Customer Engagement
2. COACHING (38 hours)
Coaching Courses
Motor Skill Learning and Performance
Motor Skill Learning and Performance Laboratory
Functional Anatomy
Functional Anatomy Laboratory
Foundations and Fitness Training for Coaches
Psychosocial Aspects of Coaching
Principles of Effective Coaching
Sport Pedagogy for Coaches and Practitioners
Children and Youth in Sport
Sport, Leisure, and Aging
Select one of the following:
Facilities and Event Management in Sport
Sport Marketing
KNH 453O
Sport Law
Contexts of Coaching
Select one of the following:
Critical Perspectives on the Body
African Americans in Sport
Sport in Schools and Colleges
Women, Gender Relations, and Sport
Strategic Communication Course
Select one of the following:
Principles of Public Speaking
Introduction to Strategic Communication and Public Relations
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Intercultural Communication
Business Courses
Select three of the following:
Accounting for the Non-Business Major
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Management for Non-business Majors
Business Concepts in Customer Engagement
3. SPORT JOURNALISM (43 hours)
Students in the Sport Journalism concentration complete two Bachelor’s degrees with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health (major in SLAM) and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (major in Journalism). Students should contact the Department of Media, Journalism and Film for information on their specific requirements in Journalism. (Please note with a major in Journalism students must complete ALL additional College of Arts and Science Global Miami Plan requirements).
Sport Leadership and Management Program Requirements
Select three of the following:
Critical Perspectives on the Body
African Americans in Sport
Sport Economics and Finance
Psychosocial Aspects of Coaching
Principles of Effective Coaching
Global Sport Perspectives
Women, Gender Relations, and Sport
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Journalism
A dual degree is required
4. SPORT MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION (43 hours)
Students in the Sport Media concentration complete two Bachelor’s degrees with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health (major in SLAM) and a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Culture (major in Media and Culture). Students should contact the Department of Media, Journalism and Film for information on their specific requirements in Media and Culture. (Please note with a major in Media and Culture students must complete ALL additional College of Arts and Science Global Miami Plan requirements).
Sport Leadership and Management Program Requirements
Select three of the following:
Critical Perspectives on the Body
African Americans in Sport
Sport Economics and Finance
Psychosocial Aspects of Coaching
Principles of Effective Coaching
Global Sport Perspectives
Women, Gender Relations, and Sport
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Media and Culture or Strategic Communication
A dual degree is required
Total Credit Hours63-77