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2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exercise and Sport Science, Sport Management Track, B.S.

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College of Health and Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science

The Rockhurst University Exercise and Sport Science Department helps students reach their potential through quality instruction and application-based learning focused on recognizing and caring for the whole person.The Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science is an interdisciplinary program. The major requires the successful completion of no fewer than 128 semester credit hours, which includes an internship. All students complete a one credit hour practicum experience involving a minimum of 100 contact hours. Students should be aware that a criminal background check is required. The presence of any criminal conviction on a student’s record may affect his/her eligibility for participating in clinical internships, becoming certified or licensed, and/or securing a job in the student’s field.

Exercise and Sport Science-Sport Management Track

Management of sports teams, organizations, programs or facilities requires knowledge of general athletics, but also demands that the individual have skills in business administration. Graduates of this track are prepared for positions such as sport marketing and communication, and facilities and event management. The major also requires the HSOM Business Administration certificate. A full-time practicum experience (400 hours minimum; one semester, 12 credit hours) in sport management is required. Students in this track may opt to pursue the Rockhurst MBA.

Total Hours: 6

Total Hours: 31

HSOM Business Administration certificate:

The required related upper-division courses are met by completion of the HSOM Business Administration certificate:

Total Hours: 24


* Only business students who completed AC 2000 ; AC 2100 ; EC 1000  or EC 1050 ; and EC 1100  or EC 1150 , and then transferred into the Sports Management Track will be allowed to substitute these courses for AC 4500  and EC 4550  respectively.

A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the major. (A grade of C- will not satisfy the requirement.)

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