Degree Requirements

All students are required to complete overall degree requirements in addition to their major.  Please see Degree Completion Requirements for full details for students entering in the 2022-2023 catalog year. 

Those students who started at Hiram prior to the 2022-2023 academic year will follow the Degree Requirements outlined in your catalog of record.

Major Requirements

Students may only double major in two disciplines from the Scarborough School of Business & Communication with permission from the program faculty. Students must develop a proposal to outline how they will achieve breadth of knowledge in the two disciplines chosen.

Core Sport Management Courses

All nine courses are required.   

ACCT 22500FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING:CA4
MGMT 11800ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR:CA4
MKTG 15500PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING:CA4
SPMT 10100INTRO TO SPORT MANAGEMENT 14
SPMT 22000PRINCIPLES COACH/LEADERSHIP4
SPMT 30100HIST/PHIL OF SPORT IN US3
SPMT 32000SPORT IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY:UD3
SPMT 35000SPORT ETHICS & LAW:ES4
SPMT 40500CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT 13
Total Hours33
1

Students must earn a C- or better for this course to count toward the completion of the major/minor. 

Students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better in the  major.

Sport Management Tracks

To help students achieve their career goals, the program includes administrative, fitness, and education and coaching tracks of elective courses.  Students must choose one of these tracks and complete at least three courses from the track (including required course(s) within the track, indicated by asterisks).

Administrative Track

ACCT 22600MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING3
COMM 24500PUBLIC RELATIONS4
IES 29700FITNESS ADMIN/ORGANIZATION (*)3
MGMT 22200ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION4
MGMT 30200CORPORATE FINANCE4
MGMT 36800ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP4
SPMT 20100FACILITY/EVENT MGMT IN SPORT4

Fitness Track

ACCT 22600MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING3
ENTR 20510ENTR MIND/CREAT&INNOVATION:CM4
IES 21000FITNESS & HEALTH PROMO/MGMT (*)3
IES 29700FITNESS ADMIN/ORGANIZATION3
IES 31300PHYSIOLOGY OF AGING4
IES 36000HEALTH,FITNESS&SAFETY CHILD:ES3
MGMT 28000SEM: (SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING)3-4
SPMT 20100FACILITY/EVENT MGMT IN SPORT4

Education and Coaching Track

EDUC 15000EDUC CULTURE & SOCIETY:CA,UD4
EDUC 23100HUMAN GROWTH/DEVELOP/LRNG:UD (*)4
EDUC 38700PEDAGOGY AND INSTRUCTION (*)4
IES 36000HEALTH,FITNESS&SAFETY CHILD:ES3
MGMT 22100GROUP INTERACTION PROCESSES3
MGMT 28000SEM: (SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING)3-4
PSYC 23500SPORT/EXERCISE/PERFORM PSYC4

Sport Management Capstone Experience

INTERNSHIP (Beginning Internship - 1 credit)
INTERNSHIP (Senior Internship - 1 credit)
SENIOR SEMINAR (3 credits)
Total Hours
5

Pathway

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall 12 WeekHours
UCS 10101 FIRST-YEAR ENDURING QUESTIONS 4
SPMT 10100 INTRO TO SPORT MANAGEMENT 4
Hiram Core Requirement 4
 Hours12
Fall 3 Week
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 3-4
 Hours3-4
Spring 12 Week
UCS 20201 ADDRESSING URGENT QUESTIONS 4
ACCT 22500 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING:CA 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
 Hours12
Spring 3 Week
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 3-4
 Hours3-4
Second Year
Fall 12 Week
MKTG 15500 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING:CA 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
 Hours12
Fall 3 Week
SPMT 30100 HIST/PHIL OF SPORT IN US 3
 Hours3
Spring 12 Week
Sport Management Track-specific Course 4
MGMT 11800 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR:CA 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
 Hours12
Spring 3 Week
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 3-4
 Hours3-4
Third Year
Fall 12 Week
SPMT 22000 PRINCIPLES COACH/LEADERSHIP 4
SPMT 49800 INTERNSHIP (Beginning Internship) 1
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
 Hours13
Fall 3 Week
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 3-4
 Hours3-4
Spring 12 Week
UCS 30301 URGENT CHALLENGE SEMINAR:TT 4
SPMT 35000 SPORT ETHICS & LAW:ES 4
Sport Management Track-specific Course 4
 Hours12
Spring 3 Week
SPMT 32000 SPORT IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY:UD 3
 Hours3
Fourth Year
Fall 12 Week
SPMT 49800 INTERNSHIP 1
Sport Management Track-specific Course 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
 Hours13
Fall 3 Week
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 3-4
 Hours3-4
Spring 12 Week
SPMT 48000 SENIOR SEMINAR 3
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
Hiram Core Requirement, Elective, or Minor Course 4
 Hours11
Spring 3 Week
SPMT 40500 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT 3
 Hours3
 Total Hours121-126