Your success in the ever-expanding world of sport management depends on solid preparation. To get ahead of the competition, you need a program with an edge.
Our curriculum will give you a strong foundation in key business areas, such as management, marketing, communications, and event operations, with a focus on sport and recreation management. You’ll be ready to start a career in community or afterschool programs, arena management, with professional sports teams, or continue to the M.B.A. graduate business program to take your career to an even higher level.
Total credits: 120
Freshman must successfully complete the First-Year Seminar (UNIV 1000 3 credits) in their first semester at NSU. Students are required to earn six qualified experiential education (ExEL*) units for graduation
General Education Requirements (30 Credits)
|BUSINESS CORE (39 CREDITS)|
|ACT 2020||Foundations of Accounting 1||3 credits|
|ACT 2030||Foundations of Accounting 2||3 credits|
|FIN 3010||Corporation Finance||3 credits|
|INB 3550||International Business||3 credits|
|ISM 3660||Management Information Systems||3 credits|
|MGT 2050||Principles of Management||3 credits|
|MGT 2150||Business Law I||3 credits|
|MGT 4170||Organizational Behavior||3 credits|
|MGT 4880||Business Strategy and Policy||3 credits|
|MKT 3050||Marketing Principles and Application||3 credits|
|OPS 3880||Operations Management||3 credits|
|QNT 2880||Introduction to Business Analytics and Decision Making||3 credits|
|SPT 3990||Business Internship||3 credits|
|SPT 4966||Study Abroad Experience||3 credits|
|Sport and Recreation Management Courses (24 Credits)|
|SPT 1050||Introduction to Sport and Recreation Management||3 credits|
|SPT 2150||Sport in Society||3 credits|
|SPT 3150||Facility and Event Management||3 credits|
|SPT 3425||Public Relations in Sport||3 credits|
|SPT 3550||Issues in Sport Finance||3 credits|
|SPT 3650||Sport Promotions and Sponsorships||3 credits|
|SPT 3925||The Business of College Sport||3 credits|
|SPT 4555||Risk Management in Sport||3 credits|
*ExEL units include curricular and co-curricular experiential education opportunities, such as faculty-mentored research, ExEL coursework, travel exploration, and internships. Please refer to the ExEL website at nova.edu/academic-affairs/experiential-learning for additional information.
The four-year plan of study, provided here, is intended to assist students in planning their schedule for their four years at NSU. This document presents an overall idea of the order in which courses might be taken in a four-year plan during a student's college career and are intended for use with academic advising services.
2021-2022 4-Year Plan of Study
2022-2023 4-Year Plan of Study
2023-2024 4-Year Plan of Study
The three plus one year plan of study is for students in the dual-admit B.S.B.A. / M.B.A. program.
2021-2022 3+1 Plan of Study
2022-2023 3+1 Plan of Study
2023-2024 3+1 Plan of Study