Community Sports Management
Remember the community sports you played as a kid? They were fun, but did you ever consider their impact on your physical and social development? Learn how to manage and deliver similar experiences to others while gaining skills to enhance your degree.
The community sports management concentration focuses on developing skills that support recreational amateur sport programs within the community.
Sport programs exist in a number of settings, including nonprofit organizations, public agencies and corporate programs. For students interested in a career in one of these settings or for those who are simply interested in sport, this concentration can provide additional relevant skills.
This concentration provides the basics of community sport management and supplements a concentration in a community-oriented profession
- Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours, including 12 hours of upper division courses.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
Core Courses - 12 credit hours
Offered Fall Only:
CSM 201 Introduction to Community Sports (3)
CSM 407 Ethics and Legal Issues in Sports (Prerequisites: CSM 201)
PRM 315 Community Recreation Systems (3) (Prerequisites: PRM/REC 120 with C or better)
Offered Spring Only:
CSM 305 Survey of Sports Facility Design (3) (Prerequisites: CRD 210 (or NLM/PRM/TDM 210) with C or better; MAT 142 or higher; minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA; minimum 45 hours. CRD 210 has a prerequisite of NLM 160 or PRM 120)
Electives - 6 credit hours
Other courses may be selected with approval from an advisor in the School of Community Resources and Development
Students must select six credits of electives from the following:
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Management (3)
NLM 310 Volunteer Management (3) (Prerequisite: min 45 hours. Credit is allowed for only NLM or PRM 310)
PRM 364 Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation, SB (3) (Prerequisites: Min 45 hours)
Offered Spring Only:
CSM 335 Sports and Recreation for Youth Development (Prerequisite: min 45 hours. Credit is allowed for only CSM 335 or PRM 335) (offered spring only)
CSM 483 Sports Tourism (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only CSM 483 or PRM 483 or TDM 483) (offered spring only)
CSM 485 Sports Events (3) (Prerequisite: minimum 45 hours. Credit is allowed for only CSM 485 or PRM 485) (offered spring only)