2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Sport Administration (BA/BS)

75-78 credits

Admission requirements

  • Completion of ECON 201; and ENG 104 with a C or better.
  • Completion of ACC 201; and SPTA 190 with a C- or better.
  • Completion of at least 8 hours of field experience in the sport industry.
  • Completion of Ball State University Sport Administration Program application.
  • Attain a minimum overall grade-point average of 2.5 at the time of application.

Once admitted into the sport administration major the following guidelines will be used to evaluate each student in order to remain in this program of study. Only students admitted into the program will have access to advanced course work (200-400 level) in the area of sport administration (SPTA prefix).

  • Maintenance of an overall grade-point average of 2.5 or higher.
  • No grade lower than a C- will be accepted in any course within the sport administration and business core courses.
  • Maintenance of an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or higher within the business minor requirement.
  • Internship (SPTA 479) enrollment requires senior standing and approval of the coordinator.

Required Courses

ACC 201Principles of Accounting 1

3

BL 260Principles of Business Law

3

ECON 201Elementary Microeconomics

3

MGT 300Managing Behavior in Organizations

3

MKG 300Principles of Marketing

3

SPTA 190Introduction to Sport Administration

3

SPTA 195Computer and Technology Applications for Sport Administration

3

SPTA 205Sport History

3

SPTA 290Revenue Generation in Sport

3

SPTA 300Sport Law

3

SPTA 303Sport Marketing

3

SPTA 305Sport Finance

3

SPTA 345Sport Communication

3

SPTA 402Event and Facility Management in Sport

3

SPTA 448Sport Governance

3

SPTA 470International and Comparative Administration of Sport

3

SPTA 479Sport Administration Internship

12

SPTA 485Sport Management

3

Total Credit Hours:63

Students must also complete the additional credits from one of the following minors:

Foundations of Business (12 credits)

Foundations of Management (12 credits)

Marketing (15 credits)

Professional Selling (15 credits)

Total Credit Hours:12-15

Total Credit Hours: 75-78