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    Lackawanna College

    Academics

    Sports Management

    Degree information

    The Sport Management track offers coursework for the student interested in sport and recreation careers in the private/commercial sector, public recreation and park agencies, and corporate/industrial settings. Students completing this program will be qualified to seek employment in a recreational setting or to transfer the degree into a four-year sport and recreational management program.

    Objectives

    Sport Management students will:

    • Prepare for a career in sport management by practicing fundamental management theories and techniques that illustrate their application
    • Identify the financial reporting and tracking systems most commonly utilized in the sports/entertainment industry today
    • Analyze sport promotion, advertising, and marketing though textbook study, field trips, and team projects
    • Formulate knowledge and skills through study of management information systems, macro-economics, and statistics
    • Recognize the historical, cultural, and sociological factors underlying the evolution of organized sports in the United States and other parts of the world
    • Apply general sport management principles and techniques in real-world settings through simulations and projects related to event planning, promotion, staffing, scheduling, and hosting

    View the curriculum guide (for students beginning in Fall 2014).