2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Sport Management, BS
Michael D. Veley, Director and Chair
402 MacNaughton Hall
Gina Pauline, Undergraduate Program Director
402 MacNaughton Hall
Rick Burton, Dennis Deninger, Mary Graham, Jeeyoon Kim, Teresa MacDonald, Rodney Paul, Gina Pauline, Jeff Pauline, Patrick Ryan, Shane Sanders, Michael D. Veley, Patrick Walsh, John Wolohan
Kaitlin Berry, Internship Coordinator
Nicole Imbrogno, Internship Coordinator
Francesco Riverso, Internship Coordinator
Kathryn M. Tunkel, Administrative Assistant
Margie Chetney, Office Coordinator
The 124-credit hour B.S. in Sport Management curriculum combines department-specific courses with professional electives and liberal arts requirements, providing students with the tools to pursue a career in sport management or graduate study. Coursework covers such areas as business, marketing, management, communications, economics, technology, sponsorship, market research, societal influences and impacts, even planning and law. The program allows students to pursue specializations or minors and tailor their studies according to their professional interests. The required 12-credit capstone provides students with valuable industry experience.
Intra University Transfer
Syracuse University students interested in an intra-University transfer into the Sport Management undergraduate program must meet the intra-University transfer requirements. To be considered eligible to transfer, students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5 and have completed at least 24 credits at Syracuse University (two academic semesters. Students also must have completed SPM 205 or be enrolled in it when applying. Students must have a minimum of five semesters remaining at Syracuse University.
Should a student meet the above criteria, they are expected to submit an application for SPM intra-university transfer; submit a current resume, and a two to three page type written essay explaining the following: area of interest in sport management, desired career track; prior sport industry experience; sport related volunteer/community service, and internship experience.
A personal interview with the SPM transfer committee may be arranged by the department after the IUT application deadline. Students who meet the criteria listed above will only be accepted into the Sport Management program on a space available basis, based on current program enrollment.
Deadlines for applying for an Intra-University transfer are November 1st for spring admission and March 1st for fall admission.
The application is available on the Department of Sport Management website.