The Sport Management program at Tusculum combines knowledge and skills required for leaders in athletics, sports, recreation and fitness.

By integrating management and marketing principles with sport and fitness components, students are prepared for job opportunities in sport management, recreation, athletics and fitness settings and/or are prepared for graduate studies in sport management.

The major is comprised of a total of 46 semester hours (1 hour of which is an activity course), and 41 semester hours in the General Education Core.


Sports Science Major Hours
Activity Course (1 hours)
PHED 115 Community First Aid, CPR and Safety 1
Theory Courses
BUSN 210 Principles of Management 3
BUSN 211 Accounting Principles I 3
PHED 200 Introduction and History of Physical Education and Athletics 3
PHED 215 Sport in Society 3
PHED 240 Introduction to Sport Management 3
PHED 243 Sport Facilities and Design 3
PHED 245 Clinical Experience in Sport Management 3
PHED 310 Principles of Sport Marketing 3
PHED 313 Communication in Sport 3
PHED 330 Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Physical Education 3
PHED 395 Organization, Administration and Supervision of Physical Education and Athletics OR 3
PHED 396 Administration and Supervision of Physical Education, Health and Wellness 3
PHED 422 Principles of Sport Finance 3
PHED 435 Managing Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Education 3
PHED 451 Sport Management Internship 3
PHED 480 Senior Seminar in Sports Science/Sport Management 3
Major Area Hours 46