Associate of Science in Business Administration – Sports Management


Associate of Science in Business Administration: Sports Management

SPM 2526: Facilities and Event Management (3 credits hours)

This course analyzes effective management strategies and knowledge associated with pursuing a career in sport management. It will introduce students to the sport management career opportunities in the sport industry and to sport principles as they apply to facility management and event planning, leadership style, communication, and motivation.

SPM 2246: Fundraising Concepts (3 credit hours)

This course is designed to provide the student with the basic knowledge and understanding of promotional, marketing, and fund-raising considerations of sports organizations. It will offer a thorough understanding of the key concepts, principles, and procedures as related to sports promotions and fund-raising. The course will attempt to provide guidelines for organizing successful promotional, marketing, and fund-raising events.

SPM 2551: Current Issues in Sports (3 credit hours)

This course looks at both modern-day and sports through history. The purpose of the course is to teach students how to define, describe, and identify the issues which have contributed to the impact of sports in America and the world. It will teach students to analyze and deconstruct the historical, social, and economic forces that have taken the games people play and made them an integral part of the culture; to compare and contrast the attitudes about race, gender, and politics and the impact on sports and society.

SPM 2346: Media Relations (3 credit hours)

This course provides a cross-disciplinary approach to a variety of promotional issues that sport managers routinely confront. Public relations and advertising professionals offer insights into how sports-related endeavors and businesses can raise public awareness about products and services.


General Education Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
ENG 1010 English Composition I 3
HIS 1010 American History 3
MTH 1150 Algebra 3
PS 1010 American Government 3
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
HUM 1010 OR ART 1010 Introduction to Humanities OR Art History 3
BIO 1020 Environmental Science 3

Business Core Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
BUS 1010 Business Communications 3
BUS 1015 Computer Essentials: Digital & Virtual Environment 3
MKT 1201 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 1202 Principles of Accounting I (Prerequisite: Basic College Math, BUS 1150 or equivalent) 3
BUS 3151 Business Statistics 3
Course No. Title Credit Hours
ECO 2401 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACC 2302 Principles of Accounting II 3
HOS 2020 Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
BUS 2001 Business Administration Career Practical Training 3
BUS 2002 Business Administration Career Practical Training (Extension) 1-2

ASBA Program Graduates Should Be Able to:

ASBA PLO #1: Demonstrate in assignments the application of basic business concepts.

ASBA PLO #2: Apply a basic understanding of business related topics through the use of electronic scholarly resources in assignments.

ASBA PLO #3: Discuss basic business resource requirements.

Degree Costs & Financial Aid

Degree Program Costs

  • Tuition per Unit: $406
  • Tuition per 3 Unit Course: $1,218
  • Total Program Tuition: $24,360 (60 units)

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