The Sport Management major at Tusculum prepares students for employment and/or graduate level study in sport management and 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 administration.

The major is comprised of a total of 52 semester hours (1 hour of which is an activity course), and 42 semester hours in the General Education Core, and 26 hours of electives.


Major Courses (52 hours)

  • Activity Course (1hr)
    • Community First Aid, CPR, and Safety (1hr)
  • Theory Courses (51 hours) 
    • Principles of Management (3)
    • Accounting Principles I (3)
    • Introduction and History of Physical Education and Athletics (3)
    • Sport in Society (3)
    • Introduction to Sport Management (3)
    • Sport Facilities and Design (3)
    • Clinical Experience in Sport Management (3)
    • Principles of Sport Marketing (3)
    • Communication in Sport (3)
    • Sport Governance and Leadership (3)
    • Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Physical Education
    • Organization, Administration, and Supervision of Fitness, Sport, and Physical Education (3)
    • Principles of Sport Finance (3)
    • Sport Sales and Revenue Generation (3)
    • Managing Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Education (3)
    • Internship in Sport Management (3)
    • Senior Seminar in Sport Management (3)