Recreation matters.

There are a number of positions in the sports business that don’t require sweating. Students will learn that it’s much more about a series of conversations first, and then how it applies to sports, and how it all fits into society.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Business
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Science, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids

    Quick Facts

    • Major Credit Hours: 57
    • Minor Credit Hours: 21
    • Application Deadline: Rolling admission
      • Fall semester—August 15
      • Spring semester—January 1
  • Degree Completion

    Download sample degree plans for a major in Sports Management.

    Internship Locations

    100% of Cornerstone University's traditional undergraduate students complete an internship experience.

    Sports management majors have received hands-on, professional training as interns with these organizations:

    • Battle Creek Bombers Baseball Team
    • Grand Rapids Catholic Central
    • Grand Rapids Football Club
    • Midwest United Soccer Club
    • NorthPointe Christian Schools
    • West Michigan Sports Commission

Major Courses and Catalog

In addition to completing the university's core curriculum, the Bachelor of Science in Sports Management degree requires the following classes: 

  • ACC-221 Accounting I (3 credit hours)
  • ACC-222 Accounting II (3 credit hours)
  • BUS-211 Business Statistics (3 credit hours)
  • BUS-213 Business Communications (3 credit hours)
  • BUS-361 Business Law (3 credit hours)
  • ECN-231 Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)
  • ECN-232 Microeconomics (3 credit hours)
  • FIN-341 Principles of Finance (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-215 Introduction to Sports Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-231 Principles of Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-361 Sports Media Relations & Event Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-364 Sport in Society (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-380 Internship (3 credit hours)
  • MGT-432 Capstone Seminar: Strategic Management (3 credit hours)
  • MKT-251 Principles of Marketing (3 credit hours)
  • MKT-362 Sports Marketing & Sales (3 credit hours)
  • Program electives (9 credit hours)

For course descriptions and graduation requirements, view the 2016-17 Cornerstone University Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

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