Sport Management Major

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The Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education offers a 45 credit sport management major to prepare students for careers in profit and non-profit sport, recreation and fitness organizations. Sport Management at SUNY Brockport is one of the oldest undergraduate programs in the world, having been initiated in 1975. The curriculum provides a thorough foundation of sport management and studies theory, coupled with an extensive array of domestic and international, real-world experiences through various field experiences (practica), research and problem solving opportunities, as well as a full semester long off-campus internship.

Admission to the Program

Any undergraduate student in good academic standing at SUNY Brockport is eligible for admission into the sport management major.

Program Requirements

Students in the sport management major pursue a Bachelor of Science degree, and must complete the corresponding degree's requirements.

All students who major in sport management must also complete a second program of study in a different discipline at SUNY Brockport, i.e., another major, minor, concentration, or a semester studying abroad full-time.

General Education Requirements (47 credits)

Major Departmental Requirements (33 credits)

  • PEP 360 Modern Day Sport Management and Organ. Management (includes practicum) (second semester, sophomore status)
  • PEP 370 Sport Facility and Event Management (includes practicum)
  • PEP 456 Sport Finance
  • PEP 457 Sport Sales and Consumer Behavior (includes practicum)
  • PEP 461 Research in Sport Management
  • PEP 355 Sport Marketing and sponsorship
  • PES 441 Sport and Society
  • PES 460 Ethics in Sports Contests
  • PEP 468 Internship in Sport Management

Electives (12 credits)

    • Choose TWO classes outside of department by advisement
      • Normally classes completed from the second program of study requirement will fulfill this “two classes outside the department” requirement.

Electives (28 credits)

Total Credits (120 credits)

Additional Degree Requirements