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

The Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM) major leads to a Bachelor of Science in Sport Leadership and Management. 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. SLAM majors select a concentration area of study in sport management, coaching, sport journalism, or sport media and communication.

Program Requirements

SLAM Capstone (3 credit hours)
KNH 495Practicum in Sport Leadership and Management3
or KNH 402 Critical Reflection on Practices in Health and Physical Culture
Sport Leadership Core Courses (18 credit hours)
Required Courses:
KNH 225Ethics in Sport3
KNH 272Contemporary Perspectives on Leadership in Sport Contexts3
KNH 275Introduction to Sport Analytics3
KNH 375Psychological Perspectives in Sport and Exercise3
KNH 378Sport, Power and Inequality3
KNH 472Sport Administration3
Statistics Course - Select One of the Following: (3 - 4 credit hours) 3 - 4
Introduction to Business Statistics
Quantitative Reasoning
Introduction to Business Statistics
Statistics
Select One of Four Concentrations36-56
1. Sport Management Concentration (36 Credit Hours)
Required Courses:
Introduction to Sport Management
Sport Communication & Media
Sport Economics and Finance
Sport Marketing
Introduction to Business
Select Three of the Following:
Accounting for the Non-Business Major
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Business Models
Financial Capital
Information Technology and Data Driven Decision Making in Business
Introduction to Management for Non-business Majors
Introduction to Management & Leadership
Business Concepts in Customer Engagement
Or Select Miami Prime (all three courses are required)
Basics of Business I
Basics of Business II
Business Process Integration
Select Four of the Following:
Critical Perspectives on the Body
Current Issues in Leisure and Sport
African Americans in Sport
Psychosocial Aspects of Coaching
Internship (minimum of 3 Credit Hours, any additional KNH 340 Credit Hours are elective hours)
Facilities and Event Management in Sport
Sport Econometrics
Sport, Management, and Culture in the Global Marketplace
Global Sport Perspectives
Seminar in Kinesiology and Health (Note: Student may take any seminar in sport related topic.)
Children and Youth in Sport
Women, Gender Relations, and Sport
Remaining Credits are Electives
2. Coaching Concentration (37 Credit Hours)
Required Courses:
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Motor Skill Learning and Performance
Physical Activity and Health
Personal Health
Foundations and Fitness Training for Coaches
Psychosocial Aspects of Coaching
Sport Pedagogy for Coaches and Practitioners
Principles of Effective Coaching
Children and Youth in Sport
Select Two of the Following:
Sport Communication & Media
Critical Perspectives on the Body
Current Issues in Leisure and Sport
African Americans in Sport
Facilities and Event Management in Sport
Sport Marketing
Sport, Management, and Culture in the Global Marketplace
Global Sport Perspectives
Seminar in Kinesiology and Health (Note: Student may take any seminar in sport related topic)
Women, Gender Relations, and Sport
Internship in Coaching (minimum of 1 - 3 Credit Hours, any additional KNH 340 Credit Hours are elective hours)
Internship
Select Three of the Following:
Sport Economics and Finance
Introduction to Business
Accounting for the Non-Business Major
Financial Capital
Information Technology and Data Driven Decision Making in Business
Introduction to Management for Non-business Majors
Introduction to Management & Leadership
Business Concepts in Customer Engagement
Sport Econometrics
Remaining Credits are Electives
3. Sport Journalism Concentration (56 Credit Hours)
Students in the Sport Journalism concentration must complete two Bachelor's degrees with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Leadership and Management 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.
Select Six of the Following:
Introduction to Sport Management
Sport Communication & Media
Critical Perspectives on the Body
Current Issues in Leisure and Sport
African Americans in Sport
Sport Economics and Finance
Psychosocial Aspects of Coaching
Facilities and Event Management in Sport
Sport Marketing
Sport Econometrics
Principles of Effective Coaching
Sport, Management, and Culture in the Global Marketplace
Global Sport Perspectives
Seminar in Kinesiology and Health (Note: Student may take any seminar in sport related topic.)
Children and Youth in Sport
Women, Gender Relations, and Sport
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Journalism (40 Credit Hours)
A dual degree is required
4. Sport Media and Communication Concentration (53-55 Credit Hours)
Students in the Sport Media and Communication concentration must complete two Bachelor's degrees with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Leadership and Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Culture (major in Media and Culture or Strategic Communication). Students should contact the Department of Media, Journalism and Film for information on their specific requirements in Media and Culture or Strategic Communication.
Select Six of the Following:
Introduction to Sport Management
Sport Communication & Media
Critical Perspectives on the Body
Current Issues in Leisure and Sport
African Americans in Sport
Sport Economics and Finance
Psychosocial Aspects of Coaching
Facilities and Event Management in Sport
Sport Marketing
Sport Econometrics
Principles of Effective Coaching
Sport, Management, and Culture in the Global Marketplace
Global Sport Perspectives
Seminar in Kinesiology and Health (Note: Student may take any seminar in sport related topic.)
Children and Youth in Sport
Women, Gender Relations, and Sport
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Media and Culture or Strategic Communication (37 - 39 Credit Hours)
A dual degree is required
Total Credit Hours60-81