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B.S. in Sport and Recreation Management Student

B.S.B.A. in Sport and Recreation Management Major

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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.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Sport and Recreation Management major will give you the skills and practical knowledge that will help you become a successful member of any sport organization at the professional, collegiate, or amateur level. You’ll have opportunities to learn from the pros in our Career in Sports series and grow your professional network through events hosted by the college. These networking opportunities can result in an internship with a leading sport or recreation organization. Additionally, you’ll benefit from NSU’s unique partnership with the Miami Dolphins and have access to premier facilities and resources on campus. It’s all part of the NSU 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.

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Tuition and Fees

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  • Daytime: Traditional full-time day classes are offered at our main campus in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Terms: 8 and 16 week terms are available.

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)

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
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SPT 3990 Business Internship   3 credits
SPT 4966 Study Abroad Experience   3 credits
Sport and Recreation Management Courses (27 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
Open Electives (27 credits)

*ExEL units include curricular and cocurricular experiential education opportunities, such as faculty-mentored research, ExEL coursework, travel exploration, and internships. Please refer to the ExEL website at for additional information.

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Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your CAPP report. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or CAPP report can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Sport and Recreation Management  Major curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.338.4723 or contact our Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Business Core Courses

Sport and Recreation Management Major Courses

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.

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.

3+1 Year Plan of Study

Minors and concentrations are intended to allow you to pursue an area of study in greater depth. All students are encouraged to complete one or more minors to prepare them for careers or graduate studies. Your mastery of the subject matter will provide you the competitive advantage you need in your career or graduate study.

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