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In accordance with the May 2013 COSMA Accreditation Process Manual, this summation of the University of North Florida’s accreditation standing describes official actions taken by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) Board of Commissioners with regard to an academic unit/sport management program seeking accreditation for its sport management programs by COSMA.

Student Achievement Data (PDF)

The COSMA Accredited Sport Management program is reflective of the fast-paced and growing sports industry across the country. The program of study provides an academic foundation in sports management for application in a variety of sports settings. Of further significance is that students receive valuable employment training though practicum and internship experiences in chosen settings including: college recreation or athletic programs, community recreation agencies, sport organizations or business, sport facilities, and professional sports teams.

Admission to the Program

Those entering the Sport Management program must meet University admissions requirements as well as the following admission requirements of a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.

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GPA Policy

All program of study course work, including pre-requisites, must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Internship Policy

Students are allowed to petition to take one course with their internship pending approval. As of Summer 2014, students will not be allowed to take a course concurrently with their internship that has previously been attempted unsuccessfully (i.e., a Withdrawal, a grade of D or F).

Internships & Practicums

Exciting Sport Management Program Intern and Practicum sites in sports-rich Jacksonville and beyond:

 

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UNF Athletic Logo Daytona International Speedway Logo Gator Bowl Logo Indiana Pacers Logo Wildcats Logo
 
The YMCA of Florida's First Coast Logo Miami Marlins Logo Kansas City Chiefs Logo Major League Baseball Logo SMG (Worldwide Entertainment Conference Venue Management) Logo
 
Orange Bowl Logo PGA Tours Logo NBA Logo Jacksonville Armada Football Club Logo Jacksonville University Dolphins Logo
 
Jacksonville Suns Logo Upward Sports Logo University of Hawaii Logo IDS (Technology Solutions for Sports) Logo NBC Sports Logo
 
University of South Florida Bulls Logo Amway Center Logo Florida Gators Logo Tulsa Shock Logo The Players Logo
 
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Sport Management (Bachelor of Science)

Major: Sport Management

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Informational Text
STUDENT MUST SEE AN ACADEMIC ADVISOR TO ADD A MINOR FROM THE LIST BELOW TO THEIR DEGREE PROGRAM!
  • Choose 1 of the Minors listed below (12 Hours)
  • Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Community Leadership
  • Community Sport & Tourism
  • Communication Studies
  • NOTE: Students may also choose Mass Communication Minor which is a 15 required hours)
Prerequisites (9 credits)
ACG2021 Prin of Financial Accounting (3 Credits)
ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
SPM2000 Intro to Spt Mgmt (3 Credits)
Major Requirements (30 credits)
LDR4340 Res. Dev. Comm. Org. (3 Credits)
PET3473 Communication in Sport (3 Credits)
  • Offered Spring Only
PET3493 Issues in Sport (3 Credits)
  • Offered Fall Only
PET4464 Sport Finance (3 Credits)
  • Offered Fall Only
PET4476 Sport Law (3 Credits)
  • Offered Fall Only
SPB3603 Diversity in Sport (3 Credits)
SPM3044 Governance and NCAA Compliance (3 Credits)
  • Offered Spring Only
SPM3104 Sport Facility Management (3 Credits)
  • Offered Summer Only
SPM3306 Sport Marketing (3 Credits)
  • Offered Spring Only
SPM4113 Managerial Leadership in Sport (3 Credits)
Required Business (3 credits)
STA2023 (GM) Elem Statistics-Business (3 Credits)
Field Experience (15 credits)
SPM3948C Sport Management Practicum (3 Credits)
  • Offered Fall/Spring/Summer
SPM4941 Sport Management Internship (12 Credits)
  • Offered Fall/Spring/Summer
48 Upper Level Hours (48 credits)
To graduate with a Bachelor's degree from the College of Education and Human Services, you must earn a minimum of 48 upper level credits out of a minimum 120 degree applicable required credit hours.
48HOURS 48 upper level hours