Sports Administration (SPAD)

SPAD 15000     INTRODUCTION TO SPORT ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to introduce students to the field of sport administration. Students will be made aware of the career options available to them in the sport management profession. All course materials, assignments and class discussions will emphasize both the understanding and application of key concepts across various aspects of the sport industry. Students will also be introduced to the sport administration major curriculum and requirements. Recommend first course in the sport administration program sequences.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 15015     ORIENTATION TO PROFESSIONAL GOLF MANAGEMENT      1 Credit Hour

An overview of opportunities and responsibilities in the golf profession. Emphasis on concepts, techniques and practices of teaching golf skills; understanding the PGA Constitution, rules of golf, tournament golf operations and golf car fleet management.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 25000     SPORT IN SOCIETY (DIVD)      3 Credit Hours

Analysis of how sport relates to the social relations and cultural values of United States society. The course is framed by a critical evaluative perspective, examining how social class, ethnicity, race and gender relations contour sport practices.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic

SPAD 25092     PRACTICUM I IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A 105-hour (per credit) field experience in a sport management setting.

Prerequisite: Special approval from instructor.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 7-21 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPAD 25192     PRACTICUM IN PROFESSIONAL GOLF MANAGEMENT I (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours) A cumulative 105-hour (per credit) on-campus seminar and field experience in a professional golf management setting.

Prerequisite: SPAD 15015; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 7-21 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPAD 35021     GOVERNANCE IN SPORT      3 Credit Hours

Issues of governance in amateur and professional sports.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 35025     FACILITY MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Overview of planning, staffing, marketing and managing sport facilities and complexes. The primary emphasis in this course is on management, personnel and operations issues.

Prerequisite: Junior; or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 35065     HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Historical and philosophical foundations of sport and physical education; a study of factors influencing pedagogical, curricular and evaluation decisions in sport and physical education programs today.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

SPAD 35092     PRACTICUM II IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A 105-hour (per credit) field experience in a sport management setting.

Prerequisite: SPAD 25092; and special approval from instructor.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 7-21 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPAD 35192     PRACTICUM IN PROFESSIONAL GOLF MANAGEMENT II (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours) A cumulative 105-hour (per credit) on-campus seminar and field experience in a professional golf management setting.

Prerequisite: SPAD 15015 and SPAD 25192; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 7-21 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPAD 45015     GOLF MANAGEMENT II      2 Credit Hours

An in-depth study of the business of golf. Topics include maintaining a high performance work environment and motivating techniques for staff, delegating assignments, managing performance problems, merchandise assortment plans, vendor relations, inventory management and merchandise display and promotion.

Prerequisite: SPAD 15015.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45021     ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETICS      3 Credit Hours

An understanding of theories necessary to run an efficient athletic department at all levels, including budgeting, leadership and administrative theory, organizational structure, personnel, legal issues and facilities.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45022     EVENT PLANNING AND PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 55022) Students learn the proper planning process that all sport events undergo. Students apply these concepts in actual events that they develop and hold.

Prerequisite: MKTG 25010; and junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45023     SPORT MARKETING      3 Credit Hours

The course, which is designed around market planning, examines how to formulate market ideas, incorporate market research, select segmentation, targeting and positioning strategies, implement sales and promotion strategies and assess control procedures within the sport and entertainment industry.

Prerequisite: MKTG 25010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45024     SPORT IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 55024) Students critically analyze how sport relates to general features of globalization and provide insight into the connection between global and local politics (including ethnic, religious, gender, environmental and sociospatial politics). The underlying assumption is that sport is part of a growing network of global inter-dependencies that bind human beings together.

Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45026     SPORT AND THE MEDIA      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 55026) Course offers an introduction to current scholarship and issues concerning sport and the media, including critical analysis of media representations with attention to gender, race, sexuality and disability; an examination of the structure of sports journalism and production; and an analysis of the role of mediated sport in culture more generally. The roles of institutions, producers, texts and audiences and their relationships to each other are examined.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45027     PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PROMOTION IN SPORT      3 Credit Hours

Issues in public relations and promotion of sport such as advertising, crisis management, sales promotion and atmospherics.

Prerequisite: MKTG 25010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45029     HISTORY AND CURRENT ISSUES IN COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 55029) Examination of the historical development of athletics within American institutions of higher learning, with an emphasis upon concepts and ideals that underlie the developments and the major problems affecting contemporary intercollegiate athletics.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45030     SPORT ENTERPRISE (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

This is a capstone course for sport administration majors. The course which is designed around business planning for sport, examines how to formulate business ideas, select a legal form of organization, locate financing sources, assess the market, develop a human resource management system and establish budget control.

Prerequisite: Senior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

SPAD 45031     SPORT TOURISM      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with RPTM 45031) (Slashed with SPAD 55031) Course incorporates both theoretical learning of travel for sports as a global phenomenon and application of such knowledge in hosting a sporting event with travel as the focus. The experiential, cultural and economic aspects of sport tourism are examined. Students demonstrate their ability to prepare a sport tourism plan upon the completion of the course.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45032     SALES MANAGEMENT IN SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 55032) Students are introduced to the area of sales-force management in sport and entertainment. Historical, theoretical and conceptual frameworks are examined thoroughly, as well as functions, activities and skills of the professional salesperson in the age of information and technology.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45033     CHANGE YOUR MIND, GAME AND LIFE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with SPAD 55033) Course focuses students on mental training to enhance sport performance and have personal growth experiences. Course assists students to tap into their inner potential by refocusing their mind, to learn they are responsible for their own life experiences, to learn that the things they want most in their lives are found within themselves and to take responsibility for their upsets.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45034     ESPORT MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 55034) Students will learn about the esport industry, its consumer and constituents. Also, students will investigate the steps and components necessary to manage esport teams and esport events.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45035     SPORTS WAGERING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 55035) This course investigates the sports wagering industry. Students will learn about the different forms of wagering, the statutes and cases impacting sports wagering as well as impact on society of increased access to sports wagering.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45091     SEMINAR FOR INTERNSHIP PREPARATION      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) This course prepares the students for the internship experience in sport administration. Students must successfully complete this course prior to registering for internship.

Prerequisite: Minimum 2.500 overall GPA; Senior standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 45092     INTERNSHIP IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION (ELR)      3-12 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised full-time experience providing knowledge of overall agency operation in approved sport management setting. 50 contact hours per credit hour.

Prerequisite: SPAD 35092 and SPAD 45091; minimum 2.500 overall GPA; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 10-40 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPAD 45096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours)Individual investigation in sport administration. Faculty approval is required.

Prerequisite: Sport administration major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPAD 45192     INTERNSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL GOLF MANAGEMENT (ELR)      2-12 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Supervised full-time experience providing knowledge of overall agency operation in approved sport administration, professional golf management setting. 100 contact hours per credit hour with seminar interactive requirements.

Prerequisite: SPAD 15015 and SPAD 25192; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 13-80 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

SPAD 46028     SPORT IN FILM      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 56028) Critically evaluates the role of sport in film as it relates to a variety of issues in society.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 46080     LEGAL ISSUES IN SPORT AND RECREATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 56080) A discussion of legal issues as they apply to the sport and recreation industries.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 46095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Special topics in Sport Administration.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 50020     HIGH PERFORMANCE ATHLETES IN SPORT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SEPP 40020) This course provides an understanding of various aspects of training, coaching, and best practices in working with athletes in a high-performance environment along with an emphasis on the social-psychological factors related to the successful performance of elite level athletes and teams.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 53093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Topics vary in sport studies. Maximum 4 credit hours may be applied to degree.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPAD 55007     PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATION OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with SEPP 45007) This course encompasses the most current developments in the field of psychology with a strong foundation of the principles of human behavior in the sport and movement sciences. It incorporates sound practical theory with a focus on the application of that knowledge to be readily used by students in a range of sport and movement science careers; such as athletic training, coaching, sport management, consulting, physical education teachers and related areas with the goal to improve the sport performance and experience for all.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55022     EVENT PLANNING AND PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 45022) Students learn the proper planning process that all sport events undergo. Students apply these concepts in actual events that they develop and hold.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55024     SPORT IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 45024) Students critically analyze how sport relates to general features of globalization and provide insight into the connection between global and local politics (including ethnic, religious, gender, environmental and sociospatial politics). The underlying assumption is that sport is part of a growing network of global inter-dependencies that bind human beings together.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55026     SPORT AND THE MEDIA      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 45026) Course offers an introduction to current scholarship and issues concerning sport and the media, including critical analysis of media representations with attention to gender, race, sexuality and disability; an examination of the structure of sports journalism and production; and an analysis of the role of mediated sport in culture more generally. The roles of institutions, producers, texts and audiences and their relationships to each other are examined.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55029     HISTORY AND CURRENT ISSUES IN COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 45029) Examination of the historical development of athletics within American institutions of higher learning, with an emphasis upon concepts and ideals that underlie the developments and the major problems affecting contemporary intercollegiate athletics.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55031     SPORT TOURISM      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with RPTM 45031) (Slashed with SPAD 45031) Course incorporates both theoretical learning of travel for sports as a global phenomenon and application of such knowledge in hosting a sporting event with travel as the focus. The experiential, cultural and economic aspects of sport tourism are examined. Students demonstrate their ability to prepare a sport tourism plan upon the completion of the course.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55032     SALES MANAGEMENT IN SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 45032) Students are introduced to the area of sales-force management in sport and entertainment. Historical, theoretical and conceptual frameworks are examined thoroughly, as well as functions, activities and skills of the professional salesperson in the age of information and technology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55033     CHANGE YOUR MIND, GAME AND LIFE      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with SPAD 45033) Course focuses students on mental training to enhance sport performance and have personal growth experiences. Course assists students to tap into their inner potential by refocusing their mind, to learn they are responsible for their own life experiences, to learn that the things they want most in their lives are found within themselves and to take responsibility for their upsets.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55034     ESPORT MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 45034) Students will learn about the esport industry, its consumer and constituents. Also, students will investigate the steps and components necessary to manage esport teams and esport events.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55035     SPORTS WAGERING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 45035) This course investigates the sports wagering industry. Students will learn about the different forms of wagering, the statutes and cases impacting sports wagering as well as impact on society of increased access to sports wagering. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 0 lab, 0 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 55300     MOTIVATION IN SPORT, PERFORMANCE, AND MOVEMENT SETTINGS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SEPP 45300) This course provides an in-depth and wide-ranging look at motivational theories and its application to sport, performance and physical activity. It combines the many theoretical concepts of the diverse frameworks and principles with a survey of motivational interventions performed in the sport domain. Students will leave the class with a rigorous and comprehensive knowledge of constructs, cutting-edge research, effective interventions and future outlook of motivation in sport.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 56028     SPORT IN FILM      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 46028) Critically evaluates the role of sport in film as it relates to a variety of issues in society.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 56030     DYNAMICS OF LEISURE BEHAVIOR      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with RPTM 46030) Analysis of leisure behavior through examination of social-psychological theories and research.

Prerequisite: RPTM 36040 and RPTM 36075; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 56080     LEGAL ISSUES IN SPORT AND RECREATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 46080) A discussion of legal issues as they apply to the sport and recreation industries.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 63018     ETHICS IN SPORT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 73018) Examination of selected situations in sport from an ethical reasoning perspective. Students undertake a problem-oriented case study approach that is based upon contemporary moral issues and moral theory.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 63091     RESEARCH SEMINAR      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with SPAD 73091) Presentation and discussion of research by faculty and students. Maximum 2 credit hours may be applied toward degree requirements.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPAD 63096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 6 credit hours) Independent study completed under the supervision of a faculty member. Written approval of supervising faculty member and school director required prior to registration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPAD 63098     RESEARCH      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research carried out by the student under the supervision of a faculty member.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPAD 63195     SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Selected and varied topics of relevance in sport administration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 63199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Highly-individualized investigative study resulting in developing and writing a scholarly, comprehensive paper. Thesis students must register for a total of 6 credit hours, 2 to 6 credit hours in a semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 6-18 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPAD 63299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Highly-individualized investigative study resulting in developing and writing a scholarly, comprehensive paper. Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: SPAD 63199; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPAD 65006     CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 75006) A comprehensive examination of current topics impacting administrations of professional and amateur sport programs from the local to international level.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65008     SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 75008) Sociological analysis of sport from a theoretical and empirical perspective.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65021     ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SPORTS PROGRAMS      3 Credit Hours

A study of the pragmatic understanding necessary in the organization and management of a sports program at the high school, college or professional level.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65031     SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 75031) Psychological, social and developmental factors of participation and behavior in sport exercise and recreational activities. Theoretical and applied perspectives addressed.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65033     SPORT LAW      3 Credit Hours

Course provides students with a basic understanding of tort, contract and constitutional law in relation to sport.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65034     CONTEMPORARY SPORT LAW      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 75034) Legal principles of antitrust law, injunctions, labor law and agency in sport, with a focus on professional sports.

Prerequisite: SPAD 65033; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65036     SPORT IN HIGHER EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

Identification of contemporary problems and issues in collegiate sport, their history and the role of sport in colleges and universities now and in the future.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65037     NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION COMPLIANCE ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to basic NCAA compliance principles and the NCAA rules that affect the administration of a college athletic department. This course offers an understanding of the structure and function of a Division I compliance operation and explores compliance at the Divisions II & III level. The governing principles of institutional control and ethical conduct will be explored from a compliance perspective.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65038     SPORT PROMOTION AND FUNDRAISING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 75038) Analysis of contemporary sports promotions strategies, as well as promotion of fundraising tactics.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65039     FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF SPORT      3 Credit Hours

Review of basic accounting, sources and uses of funds, capital budgeting, leasing and investments as they apply in a sports context. Students are introduced to financial software used in the sport industry.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65040     SPORT ECONOMICS      3 Credit Hours

Course provides students with key economic theories and principles as applied to the sport industry.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65042     LEADERSHIP OF SPORT      3 Credit Hours

Study of theoretical and applied constructs foundational to the leadership behavior applied to sport.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65045     SPORT MARKETING      3 Credit Hours

Students develops an understanding of strategic marketing concepts and principles as they apply to the context of sport and entertainment. Students examine a variety of topics related to the marketing mix, consumer/fan behavior and research methodology. They also explore sport, entertainment and business organization relationships.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65046     FACILITY MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Analysis of management competencies necessary to operate sport facilities. Conceptual and technical aspects of planning and design are introduced.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65048     INTRAMURAL AND CLUB SPORT ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Students focus on developing an understanding of how these programs work and what role they play in various recreational environments. Course emphasizes decision-making techniques and communication skills leading to effective planning, organizing and managing a recreational sports-related service or product.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 65092     INTERNSHIP IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION      2-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Field experience involving supervised contact with sport administrators. Students work as an understudy with these administrators in all phases of their positions.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 13-27 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPAD 73018     ETHICS IN SPORT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 63018) Examination of selected situations in sport from an ethical reasoning perspective. Students undertake a problem-oriented case study approach that is based upon contemporary moral issues and moral theory.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 73091     RESEARCH SEMINAR      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with SPAD 63091) Presentation and discussion of research by faculty and students. Maximum 2 credit hours may be applied toward degree requirements.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPAD 75006     CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 65006) A comprehensive examination of current topics impacting administrations of professional and amateur sport programs from the local to international level.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 75008     SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 65008) Sociological analysis of sport from a theoretical and empirical perspective.

Prerequisite: SPAD 75006; and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 75031     SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 65031) Psychological, social and developmental factors of participation and behavior in sport exercise and recreational activities. Theoretical and applied perspectives addressed.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 75034     CONTEMPORARY SPORT LAW      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 65034) Legal principles of antitrust law, injunctions, labor law and agency in sport, with a focus on professional sports.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAD 75038     SPORT PROMOTION AND FUNDRAISING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with SPAD 65038) Analysis of contemporary sports promotions strategies, as well as promotion of fundraising tactics.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter