Sport Administration – B.S.Ed.

Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Sport Administration

B.S.Ed.

The Sport Administration major at the University of Miami is an undergraduate education program designed to prepare students for careers in the sport industry. The program is committed to the professional development of students so that competencies and skills relevant to the Sport Industry can be acquired over time. Specific competencies in organization, ethics, marketing, leadership and legal issues are emphasized.

Field experience and internships are an essential component of the major. The KIN department is actively engaged in placing students in visible sports settings and appropriate sport environments so that students acquire relevant competencies and gain pragmatic hands-on experiences that are necessary for success in today’s sport industry.


Required Coursework

Sport Administration is a 39-credit major leading to a Bachelor of Science in Education. The major requires a 12-15 credit minor in any field.

An exciting component of the program is student participation in field placements and internships in the collegiate, professional, recreational, and fitness industries. Through these pragmatic, hands-on experiences, students build the real-life skills necessary for success in the profession.


Major Requirements 45 Credits

COS 211 Public Speaking
3
KIN 201 Introduction to Sport Administration
3
KIN 206 Sport Facilities and Event Management
3
KIN 212 Elements of Sports Psychology
3
KIN 302 Sport Marketing
3
KIN 306 Essential Leadership in Sports and the Professions
3
KIN 308 Ethical Decision Making in Sport and the Professions
3
KIN 401 Legal Aspects of Sport
3
KIN 403 Sport Information Management
3
KIN 405 Finance and Budget in Sport Administration
3
KIN 410 Problems and Issues in Sport Administration
3
KIN 497 Internship in Sport Administration
9
KIN 498 Seminar in Sport Administration
3
 

Other Required Courses

Cognate Courses
18
ENG 105 English Composition I
3
ENG 106 English Composition II
3
MTH 113 Finite Mathematics
3
Foreign Language
9
Math Placement or Elective
3
Minor
15
Electives
21
Total Credit Hours
120
 
Year One
Fall
Credit Hours
Introduction to Sport Administration
3
Cognate Course
3
English Composition I
3
Foreign Language Course
3
MTH per Placement or Elective
3
The University Of Miami Experience
0
 
Credit Hours
15
Spring
Elements of Sports Psychology
3
English Composition II
3
Finite Mathematics
3
Cognate Course
3
Foreign Language
3
 
Credit Hours
15
Year Two
Fall
Sport Facilities and Event Management
3
Public Speaking
3
Cognate Course
3
Foreign Language
3
Minor Course
3
 
Credit Hours
15
Spring
Sport Marketing
3
Cognate Course
3
Minor Course
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
 
Credit Hours
15
Year Three
Fall
Essential Leadership in Sports and the Professions
3
Sport Information Management
3
Cognate Course
3
Elective
3
Minor Course
3
 
Credit Hours
15
Spring
Ethical Decision Making in Sport and the Professions
3
Finance and Budget in Sport Administration
3
Cognate Course
3
Elective
3
Minor Course
3
 
Credit Hours
15
Year Four
Fall
Legal Aspects of Sport
3
Problems and Issues in Sport Administration
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Minor Course
3
 
Credit Hours
15
Spring
Internship in Sport Administration
9
Seminar in Sport Administration
3
Elective
3
 
Credit Hours
15
 
Total Credit Hours
120

Program Contact

Genene Applewhite

Academic Advisor

305-284-1728


Room: Merrick Building 312-CC

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