Academic Catalog 2019-20

Sports Management (Minor)

The worldwide increase in recreational sports and fitness participation, coupled with society’s growing concern over healthy lifestyles, has created a need within the sports and recreation industry for additional trained management professionals possessing a wide variety of skills. The Sports Management minor at Dominican University of California addresses this need.

The Sports Management minor provides exposure to the many facets of the sports, recreation and leisure business including sports marketing, coaching theory and practice, facility and operational management, legal liability and risk management, sports psychology, and sports news media and public relations. All Undergraduate day majors are welcomed in the Sports Management program minor. The curriculum helps prepare students for entry-level management careers in the sports industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the minor in Sports Management will demonstrate:

  1. An understanding of employment opportunities available within this field.
  2. A knowledge of the business management skills of value in building a successful career in the sports and recreation market.
  3. An appreciation of broader topics at work, such as psychological and gender issues faced by managers within the discipline.

Sports Management Minor Requirements

Four required 4 unit courses (16 units):

BUS 1040Introduction to Sports Management

4.00 units

BUS 3355Sports Media & Public Relation

4.00 units

BUS 3359Special Topics: Sports Management

4.00 units

BUS 4070Advanced Management Practices and Negotiations

4.00 units

Total Credit Hours:16