Sport Management

BBA Degree - Code #0182

Dr. Cliff McPeak, Program Coordinator

Email address: mcpeakc@alfredstate.edu

The sports industry requires a great variety of people with expertise in business. To meet this growing need, the Business Department at Alfred State is offering a Sport Management program resulting in a Bachelor of Business administration (BBA) degree. A student will enter as a freshman and graduate in four years with a BBA degree, focusing on sport management. This course of study is designed to produce graduates ready to contribute in the areas of administration, marketing, sales, fund development, finance, event promotion and management, communication, and facility management, innovation and development.

The Sport Management course of study is designed to produce graduates ready to contribute in the areas of administration, marketing, sales, fund development, finance, event management and promotion, communication, and facility management, innovation, and development. Additionally, the Sport Management graduate will complete a specialization in marketing and event promotion. Each student will participate in field experiences during the second year and a full-semester internship in the senior year. An emphasis is placed on writing and speaking proficiently. The graduate will study the core body of knowledge in sport management, a sport management specialization, and the general education program designed by SUNY. Each class will include a review of contemporary technology available to the professional in sport management.

A laptop computer is required for students entering this degree program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops.

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Required:

Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/ Trigonometry, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined SAT score of 1,000 (critical reading and math) or a composite ACT score of 21