School: Natural Sciences and Health
Degree Type: Bachelors Degree | Minor
Format: In-Person
Student Type: Traditional Undergraduate

Be Active in Your Career with Sports Management

Follow your passion for sports and active living by earning your degree in a city that is a global center for sports and recreation.

A Sports Management major prepares you to lead in organizations that create products, promote activities, and provide services that reach diverse populations through sports, physical activity, and recreation.

A Degree in Sports Management Leads to Careers in:

  • Athletic Administration
  • Business Operations
  • Club Sports
  • Coaching
  • Fitness
  • Sports Marketing
  • Recreation Management

To earn your degree in Sports Management, you will select a study emphasis. The administrative emphasis is a good fit for those seeking careers in marketing, management, advocacy, or business administration. Students focusing on direct athletic leadership may pursue the coaching emphasis.

Program Requirements

(In addition to Warner Pacific Core Studies Requirements)

49 credits: 24 credits in residence, 24 credits upper division.
Sports Management Core Courses
BUS 120 | Intro to Business & Personal Finance | 3 credits
KIN 230 | Introduction to Kinesiology | 3 credits
KIN 360 | Organization and Administration of Sports | 3 credits
KIN 490 | Senior Seminar | 1 credit
KIN 494 | Senior Seminar | 5 credits
SRM 250 | Sports Ethics | 3 credits
SRM 260 | Sociology in Sports | 3 credits
SRM 350 | Communication in Sports | 3 credits

Select one Emphasis: Administrative or Coaching

Administrative Emphasis
BUS 211 | Financial Accounting | 3 credits
BUS 212 | Managerial Accounting | 3 credits
MA 342 | Statistical Methods | 4 credits
MKTG 242 | Marketing | 3 credits
SRM 270 | Facilities and Events Management | 3 credits
SRM 360 | Sports Finance | 3 credits
SRM 450 | Sports Law | 3 credits
SRM 460 | Sports Marketing | 3 credits

Coaching Emphasis
BIO 121 | Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology | 4 credits
KIN 310 | Motor Learning | 3 credits
KIN 350 | Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries | 3 credits
KIN 475 | Exercise Physiology | 4 credits
HE 240 | Nutrition | 3 credits
OR HE 330 | Sports Nutrition | 3 credits
HE 310 | Fitness Prescription | 2 credits
SRM 240 | Fundamentals of Coaching | 3 credits
SRM 340 | Sports Psychology | 3 credits
HE 370 | Essentials of Strength and Conditioning | 3 credits
SRM 240 | Fundamentals of Coaching | 3 credits
SRM 340 | Sports Psychology | 3 credits

Sports Management Minor
18 credits: 12 credits in residence, 9 credits upper division.
KIN 360 | Organization and Administration of Sports | 3 credits
SRM 250 | Sports Ethics | 3 credits
SRM 270 | Facilities and Events Management | 3 credits
SRM 360 | Sports Finance | 3 credits
SRM 450 | Sports Law | 3 credits
SRM 460 | Sports Marketing | 3 credits

Outcomes

Administrative Emphasis
Identify fundamental theories, concepts, and terminology relevant to the field of sports management.

  • Understand and apply financial principles and accounting, finance, marketing and data analysis in the world of sport.
  • Illustrate the diverse ethical and legal issues that are likely to be encountered in the sports industry.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural traditions, social values, and lived experiences of society display themselves in sport.
  • Demonstrate information literacy and oral, written, and group communication skills.
  • Use organizational and administrative skills to plan a sporting event.
  • Apply sports management concepts in a professional setting.

Coaching Emphasis

  • Identify fundamental theories, concepts, and terminology relevant to the field of sports management.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural traditions, social values, and lived experiences of society display themselves in sport.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the human body functions and how to care for and prevent athletic injuries.
  • Explain how athletes can learn, understand, and create functional and safe movement patterns.
  • Design physical training, nutritional and mental training skills programs that can enhance athletic performance to help athletes reach their performance potential.
  • Demonstrate information literacy and oral, written, and group communication skills.
  • Use organizational and administrative skills to plan a sporting event.
  • Apply sports management concepts in a professional setting.

Faculty

Amy Engilis
Amy Engilis M.S., A.T.C.

Associate Professor of Sports Medicine
Division of: Natural Sciences & Health
Phone: 503-517-1053

 

Faculty

Amy Engilis
Amy Engilis M.S., A.T.C.

Associate Professor of Sports Medicine
Division of: Natural Sciences & Health
Phone: 503-517-1053

 

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