Sport and Event Management Internship

SEM291

Specific work experience in business environment, intended to provide exposure to work situations in sport management and/or event management. Experience logs, narrative reports, reflective writing with designated additional activities unique to that assignment required. Completion of major courses in the first year of study required prior to enrollment in this class. Placement is based on career interests. This internship experience requires a minimum of 75 work experience hours, but may include more hours depending on the individual needs of the internship experience. In addition to work experience hours students are also required to satisfactorily complete the internship experience through a final employer evaluation or assessment.

1 Credit: 0 Lecture, 5 Internship

Prerequisites:
MGT115 and MKT240

Sport and Event Management Internship II

SEM292

Specific work experience in business environment, intended to provide exposure to work situations in sport management and/or event management. Placement is based on career interests. Completion of major courses in the second year of study required prior to enrollment in this class. Student logs the experience, submits a narrative report, provides a reflection and other items as needed for the specific internship. This internship experience requires a minimum of 75 work experience hours, but may include more hours depending on the individual needs of the internship experience. In addition to work experience hours students are also required to satisfactorily complete the internship experience through a final employer evaluation or assessment.

1 Credit: 0 Lecture, 5 Internship

Prerequisites:
SEM291

Sport Management

SEM305

Analysis of the functional areas of management as related to the study of the sport industry. Topics evolve around various organizational structures prevalent in teams and entities. Special consideration is given to labor relations, public policy, women and minorities, and the competitive structure of various leagues.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
MGT115

Economics of Sports and Events

SEM312

Study of economic issues in professional, collegiate, amateur and individual sports and events. Examines specific themes such as public policy, the economic organization of the sport and event industries, labor markets, monopoly and monopsony power, and game theory. Special consideration is given to marginal analysis and captive demands as applied to all sports and events.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
ECO111 and FHD278 and SEM305; or
ECO112 and FHD278 and SEM305

Event Management and Coordination

SEM325

Focus on managing areas of an identified event that deal with execution and delivery occurring within sports, entertainment, festival, and convention facilities. Emphasis will be on researching goals and objectives, evaluation of venue outcomes and establishing procedures to achieve successful execution of client business goals.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
FHD278

Issues in Sport and Event Management

SEM405

Provides an advanced analysis of current issues facing managers of both sport and event activities. Includes relevant topics relating to the legal, social, financial, and public policy activities required for successful sport and event management, as well as dealing with negative externalities.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
SEM312