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Sport Management Minor

Delve into the ever-evolving world of the sports industry.

The Palmetto College Online Sport Management Minor is issued by USC Beaufort, one of USC's senior campuses.


The Sport Management minor is available online for students majoring in Public Health, Hospitality, Resort and Tourism Management, Psychology, Sociology and Human Services.

The Sport Management minor is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the sports industry. Throughout this minor, students will delve into segments of the sports world, gaining insights into potential career paths within the field. Emphasizing hands-on experience, the curriculum focuses on the design, planning, and implementation of real-world sports events, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios. 

The program equips students to compare and contrast different types of sports events while identifying the key stakeholders involved. Emphasis on quality evaluation and management practices ensures that graduates are well-prepared to navigate the diverse landscape of sports management, contributing effectively to the industry's demands.


Why should I complete a Sport Management Minor?

A Sport Management minor provides a unique blend of skills that seamlessly integrate into diverse professional settings. The practical knowledge gained in areas such as event planning, marketing, and facility management is directly transferable, enhancing your adaptability and effectiveness in a range of industries. 

The real-world applications of sports management principles, combined with the interdisciplinary understanding of its connection to various fields, make this minor a valuable asset for anyone seeking a well-rounded education. Whether you aspire to work in sports-specific roles or aim for broader career paths, the Sport Management minor positions you as a versatile professional ready to meet the evolving demands of the job market. 



A minor at USCB requires a minimum of 18 hours credit of which up to 6 credits may be transfer credit.

Required Course (3 credit hours):
• SPRT B201 – Introduction to Sport Management

Select three of the following courses (9 credit hours):
• SPRT B310 - Collegiate Athletics 
• SPRT B320 - Sport Law  
• SPRT B385 - Ethics in Sport Management
• SPRT B340 – Event and Facility Management
• SOCY B370 – Society and Sport
• HRTM B330 – Quality Evaluation and Management for Hospitality

Select two of the following courses (6 credit hours):
• SPRT B440 – Business and Finance in Sport 
• SPRT B450 – Sport Marketing 
• COMM B342 – Communication in Sport
• COMM B402 – Sport Broadcasting
• HRTM B320 – Sport Nutrition
• PSYC B229 – Sport Psychology

Total Credit Hours - 18


Ready to get started?

Begin the enrollment process by applying for admission to one of the following programs: Hospitality Management, Human Services, Psychology (B.A.), Public Health, or Sociology. Once enrolled, you will have the opportunity to declare the Sports Management minor with your advisor.

If you have questions or would like an unofficial pre-evaluation of your college work before applying please call, chat, or email us today! Our trained representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances.

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