BS in Sport Administration
Sport Commerce – Sport as a Business Enterprise.
The Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration is designed to give students an opportunity to learn the fundamentals behind managing the complex and ever-changing sport industry. This is done by incorporating the latest curricular advancements, instituting best practices from industry experts, and harnessing industry experience within the classroom. A clear competitive advantage of the program is the ability to place students into practical sport settings within not only the Baton Rouge and New Orleans area, but also throughout the country. The students take courses in marketing strategies in the sport industry, organizing and administering sport events, managing sport facilities, understanding legal and ethical issues in sport, and more. Students gain practical experience through practicum experiences and an internship.
Students must satisfy the following minimum requirements to be admitted to the College of Human Sciences & Education, School of Kinesiology, Sport Administration Bachelor of Science degree:
- 24 earned semester hours with a 2.2 cumulative and LSU gpa;
- English proficiency: ENGL 1001 – grade of “C” or better
- General Education Math proficiency: ANALYTICAL REASONING (6 hours) – grade of “C” or better
- General Education Natural Science proficiency: 3 hours of General Education Natural Science – grade of “C” or better
Completion of 120 total hours for degree:
- General Education courses (39 hours)
- Sport Administration Core Courses (39 hours)
- ACCT 2000, KIN 2501, 2510, 2513, 2530, 3800, 3801, 3802, 3804, 4513, 4518, 4835
- Sport Administration Concentration Courses (12 hours)
- Commerce Concentration – ISDS 1100, MGT 3200, MKT 3401, FIN 3715
- Sport Administration Concentration Electives (12 hours)
- Free Electives (18 hours)
The Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The program is designed to prepare students to enter careers in the sport industry. For more information about the 2016-2017 student achievement data, operational effectiveness goals and program information profile, click here.